Seattle Chess Club Extravaganza

Seattle Chess Club
Seattle Chess Club

40 players took part in a two section event at the Seattle Chess Club on Nov 15-17, 2013. 17 players were in the top section. Top score was 5-2 by Roland Feng and Bryce Tiglon. This score pushed Bryce’s rating to 2199. It was 2079 in Jan 2013! They drew with each other in round 5. Two players had 4.5-2.5: Viktors Pupols and Kyle Haining.

23 players were in the Reserve Section won with a 6-1 score by Dan Mathews. In 2nd place at 5.5-1.5 was Stephen Buck. He and Dan drew in round 4. Buck’s rating went over 1800 so this might be his last Reserve Section play as they are usually for players under 1800.

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Portland CC Nov 2013 Quads Results

Sign on a street near the Portland Chess Club. Photo Credit: Russell Miller
Sign on a street near the Portland Chess Club. Photo Credit: Russell Miller

8 players took part in the event held Nov 5-19, treatment 2013 at the Portland Chess Club. They were divided into two sections. Lennart Bjoksten the top rated player in section A won his section 2.5-.5. The same score by Yurty Kamsha won section B. Gregori Alpernas handled the TD tacks.

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Washington G/60 Championship Results

Report by WCF Secretary Gary Dorfner:

The Washington G/60 tournament was held at the Tacoma CC on Nov. 9th. 7 players showed up for this event. The winners were: 1st Viktors Pupols 4.0 $40.00, tadalafil  2nd Ralph Anthony 3.0 $30.00, ed U1600 Richard Sewell 2.0 $25.00, U1400 Ronald Purbaugh 1.0 $25.00. TD for this event was Gary Dorfner. There was one upset when Ralph Anthony (1716) defeated Paul Bartron (2138).

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Seattle CC Nov Tornado Results

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27 players played a 4 round 1 day event at the Seattle Chess Club on Nov 10. Two players, decease Bryce Tiglon and Ethan Bashkansky tied for 1st place when they both scored perfect 4-0 tallies. Fred Kleist was the TD.

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Tri-Cities Open Results

Group Photo of players in the event.
Group Photo of players in the event.

Back row (L-R): Brendyn Estolas, doctor Cole Evered, John Julian, Mika Mitchell, Rory Peterson, Jacob Beverly, Donald Shoemaker, Robert Allen, Steve Fabian, Dan Mathews
Front row (L-R): Jerrold Richards, Olga Cherepakhin, Alden Ortolano, Josh Sinanan, Clement Falbo, David Bragg, Mark Erickson

Photo taken by Lira Cherepakhin

Washington Chess Federation reported on Facebook:

FM David Bragg and NM Josh Sinanan tied for first place at the Tri-Cities Open with 4/5 points. 20 players took part. The tournament was run by WCF officers Josh Sinanan, Dan Mathews, Duane Polich, and Robert Allen.

Report by WCF Secretary Gary Dorfner:

The Tri-Cities Open was held in Richland, Wash. There were 20 players in all. They came from California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. The winners were: 1st-2nd Josh Sinanan and David Bragg 4.0 $75.00 each, U2000 Mark Havrilla, Steve Fabian and Michael Hosford 3.0 $16.75 each, U1700 Dan Mathews and Olga Cherepakhin 3.0 $25.00 each, U1400 Alden Ortolano and Donald Shoemaker 2.0 $25.00 each. TD’s for this event were Dan Mathews and Robert Allen.

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