Daniel Gay of Tigard, Oregon won the monthly G/60 event held at the Portland Chess Club on March 30. His score was 4-0. 2nd was Micah Smith of Vancouver WA with 3.5-.5. 30 players took part under the direction of Gregori Alpernas. USCF Crosstable Here. Pictures by Russell Miller taken at the event.
On March 22-24, 2013, The Seattle Chess Club held the annual Seattle Spring Open under the direction of Fred Kleist of Seattle. 21 players took part in the Open section. Nathan Lee of Issaquah and Michael Wang of Kirkland tied for first place with 3.5-.5. They drew with each other. 42 players took part in… Continue reading SEATTLE SPRING RESULTS
Played March 5-26, 2013 at the Portland Chess Club was the monthly Quads Event under the direction of Mike Morris of Portland. Time control for the event was 40/90, SD/30 d5. The Upper Section of 8 players was won with 3-1 by Jerry Sherrad of Portland. This result pushed his USCF rating above 2000 for… Continue reading Portland Chess Club March Quads Results
Sean Tobin directed an event in Beaverton, Oregon on March 12, 2013, affiliate TIS YOUR MOVE. The time control was G/90 +30 and played in two sections. Nick Raptis of Portland won the 4 player TOP DOGS section with 5-1. The Open Section had 18 players and ended in a tie at 3.5-.5 score by Sean… Continue reading TGIM 003 March 2013 Results
David Griffin directed the event held March 14/March 21 at the Spokane Chess Club. Nilolay Bulakki of Spokane won the 15 player event with 3.5-.5 which included a half point bye in round one. Event was dual rated with time control of G/45; d6. USCF CROSSTABLE.
Group picture: Back row left to right: Wanchen Zao, Priya Kudva, Sarah May, Audrey Whitmer. Front row left to right: Cheyenne Zhang, Naomi Bashkansky, Becca Lampman, Sujatha Devi Chalasani. Missing from picture: Olga Cherepakhin. Report per TD: David Hendricks, WA State Scholastic Director. Congratulations to Becca Lampman for winning the WA State Girls Championship for the 2nd… Continue reading Washington Girls Championship
20 players in 5 sections took part in the March Quads at the Seattle Chess Club held on March 16. Fred Kleist handled the TD tasks. Section winners were: David Bragg of Bothell 2-1, tie at 2-1 between Harish Srinivasan and Benjamin Brusniak of Lynnwood, Brendan Zhang of Sammamish 3-0, Rowland Cordero of Mount Vernon 2.5-.5… Continue reading Seattle CC March Quad Results
The Portland Chess Club plans to hold a BLITZ tournament with G/5 time control on the Third Thursday of each month. The first one was held on March 21 with 8 players taking part. Mike Morris of Portland was the tournament director. Yaman Tezcan of Portland finished in 1st place with an 11-3 score. BLITZ… Continue reading Portland CC March 2013 BLITZ
The 2013 Idaho Scholastic Championship was held March 16, 2013 at the Vineyard in Boise, Idaho. 274 Students played in this 34th annual championship tournament. Click here for crosstable and complete details. Prizes: Championship Section Individuals: Overall 1st Place – Nathan Jiang (Eagle, 9th Grade) 2nd Place – Tyler Lopez (Borah, 12th Grade) 3rd Place – Savanna Naccarato… Continue reading 2013 Idaho Scholastic Championship
Nick Raptis of Portland won yet another chess tournament. This time the Portland Chess Club, Portland Spring Open 2013 held March 16-17. His score of 5-0 topped the 16 player Open Section. The Reserve Section had 21 players and ended in first place tie at 4-1 between Aaron Nicoski of Vancouver Washington and Peter Donchenko… Continue reading Portland Spring Open 2013