On July 27, 2013 David Bragg won the 2013 edition of the Puget Sound Open with a 4-0 score. This event was first held in the 1930s. Tacoma Chess Club was the sponsor and Gary Dorfer the tournament director of the 13 player event. USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE.
USCF Cross table CLICK HERE. Steve Breckenridge and Nick Raptis tied for 1st place when they won three and drew with each other in round 4. 22 players took part on July 27 at the Portland Chess Club. Neil Dale handled the TD tasks.
Halfway through the 2013 Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational in St. Louis the six Northwest girls are a combined +3. Becca Lampman of Washington is tied for fourth place among the 60 entries at 2.5-0.5. She still has a good shot to take the top prize. Northwest girls’ results after 3 rounds: Becca Lampman 2.5… Continue reading Standings at the half way point of Girls Invitational
Quote of the Day – “Here is a real treat. The Armageddon playoff game from the Blitz Championship held July 22, 2013. Both girls are co-champions, equal in every way. But the trophy itself needed to be decided as to who got to take that home. This game decided that. In an Armageddon game, White had… Continue reading Updated Coverage – 2013 SPGI
CLICK HERE for USCF Crosstable. Two players topped the field with 4.5-.5 scores, Tian Sang and Joshua Sinanan. Joshua’s took an 1/2 point bye and Tian drew his game with Ethan Bashkansky. Fred and Carol Kleist handled the TD tasks. The event was held July 19-21, 2013 at the Seattle Chess Club. Some history from… Continue reading 82 Players in 2013 Seattle Seafair
The stage is set for round 1. Let the games begin at the 2013 Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Chess Tournament (10th anniversary) at Webster University in St. Louis. Chief tournament director Frank Niro, above, addresses the players, parents, coaches, university leaders and the mayor of Webster Groves, MO at the Opening Ceremony. A total of… Continue reading 2013 SPFGI is under way – Day 1 Summary
The girls in the 2013 SPFGI tournament in St. Louis. Six Northwest players are participating. Frank Niro is Chief TD. Martha Underwood and Jeff Roland are Assistant TD’s. The six girls in no particular order from the Northwest represented in the tournament are: Becca Lampman (WA) Alexandra Botez (Canada) Carmen Pemsler (ID) Andrea Botez (Canada)… Continue reading Susan Polgar Foundation Girls Invitational
CLICK HERE for the cross table. Mike Janniro directed and played in an 8 person BLITZ (G/5; d0) event at the Portland Chess Club on July 18, 2013. Yaman Tezcan won the event with a 12-2 score.
Dear Russell, I will be presenting at a chess club, several libraries, and a charter school August 7-14, 2013. There will be a press release soon from the Timberland Regional Library System. Right now, one of the library presentations is listed on some calendars see http://events.seattlepi.com/tumwater_wa/events/show/335126803-thinking-with-chess-teaching-children-ages-5-14 for example. Here is my schedule: Presentation #1 Portland… Continue reading Alexey Root coming to Oregon and Washington
CLICK HERE for USCF Crosstable. Galen Pyle directed a 14 player quick rated (G/15; d0) event on July 6, 2013 at Coffee Time in Portland Oregon. Dereque Kelley of Seattle and Charles Selkirk both scored 3.5-.5. They drew with each other. Look for more cover of this event in the August 2013 issue of NORTHWEST… Continue reading Portland Chess Shop July Event Results