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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.

2013 US Open in WI

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

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Portland CC June G/60 Results

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.

Dubrovnik defeats Vancouver WA e-mail match

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 Returns to Tri-Cities July 27-28, 2013

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