A Hero Was Here group put their fireworks fund raiser on a vacant lot near Russell Miller’s home so of course I took photos. Here is a link to the group: CLICK HERE. Click HERE for more photos.
The below was posted on the USCF issues forum by one of organizers. Mike Nietman2 on Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:08 pm #260324 Hi all, Let me know if anyone has any questions about the 2013 US Open. The playing site is the Madison Marriott West in Middleton, WI. The Marriott has a carpeted convention… Continue reading 2013 US Open in WI
Two of the 14 players both from Washington scored 3.5-.5 to top the event: Micah Smith and Noah Fields. They drew with each other in round 3. Neil Dale was the chief TD with assistance from Micah Smith. Kian Patel scored 3-1 pushing his regular USCF rating from 1335 to 1524. USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE.
Corey Russell won a quad held in Medford on June 22, 2013. His score was 3-0. Gregori Alpernas was the TD and also played. CLICK HERE for USCF Crosstable.
Fred and Carol Kleist directed 44 players in two sections at the Seattle Chess Club on June 14-16, 2013. In the open section 3 players finished with 4-1 scores: Roland Feng, Bryce Tiglon and Patrick Van Dyke. Noah Yeo won the reserve section with 4.5.5. 2nd was Mark Kelly with 4-1. CLICK HERE for USCF… Continue reading Emerald City Open Results
Fred Kleist of Seattle directed the 4 quads held on June 8. Michael Lin of California won the top quad with 3-0 and pushed his rating above 2200. Ben Wyde scored 3-0 to top his quad. 2.5-.5 by Rafik Robeal won his quad. Another 3-0 score by Freya Gulamali topped her quad section. Time control… Continue reading 16 Players Take Part in Seattle CC June Quads
June 2nd saw 19 players take part in a Game/60; d5 event at the Seattle Chess Club under the direction of Fred Kleist of Seattle. Roland Feng, the only master rated player in the tournament, won the event with 4-0. Michael Lin of California was 2nd with 3.5-.5. Event was dual rated by USCF. CLICK HERE… Continue reading Feng wins Seattle CC June Tornado
35 players in 4 sections took part. Open Section of 8 players: Corey Russell won with 4.0, and Becca Lampman of Vancouver WA was second with 3.0. In Premier Maxwell Sun of Oregon won with 3.5. David Bannon of Oregon and Paul Leblanc of BC followed with 2.5. Reserve was won by William Hanlan of… Continue reading 2013 Newport Oregon June Open results
Russell Miller arranged an e-mail chess match between players from Dubrovnik Croatia and Vancouver Washington. It has been proposed by a group in Vancouver that the two cities become sister cities. When the newspaper in Vancouver announced this Russell tried to contact some chess players in Dubrovnik and Vancouver about a 6 board e-mail match.… Continue reading Dubrovnik defeats Vancouver WA e-mail match
Columbia Cup July 27-28, 2013 Site: Red Lion Richland Hanford House, 802 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99352. (509) 946-7611. HR: $109 until 07/26. 1-800-RED-LION, mention Chess Tournament. Two Sections: Open and Reserve (under 1800). Open: 4 Round Swiss. Time Control: 30/90, SD/1, D/5 Reserve: 5 Round Swiss. Time Control: Saturday 40/90, SD/30, D/5; Sunday 30/90, SD/1,… Continue reading Columbia Cup Returns to Tri-Cities July 27-28, 2013