Oregon Class Championships 2013 Results

57 players in 6 sections played chess Nov 2-3, 2013 at Lloyd Center Double Tree Hotel. The Oregon Chess Federation was the USCF affiliate and Grisha Alpernas of Lake Oswego was the Chief TD with Jonathan Fortune of Tualatin as his assistant. Carl Haessler of Lake Oswego and Steven Deeth of Beaverton both scored 3.5-1.5 to top the Top Section of 10 players. Micah Smith of Vancouver scored 4-1 to win the A Section of 11 players and push his rating over 2000. The B Section of 14 players was won with 4.5-.5 score by David Murray of Portland. His rating went up to Class A. The C Section had 12 players and a 4.5-.5 top score by Dagadu Gaikwad of Beaverton whose rating went up to Class B. The D was a win for Aaron Probst of Ridgefield, WA at 4.5-.5 over 9 other players.

USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE.

2013 Portland CC Club Championship 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

Nick Raptis by far the highest rated player in the 15 player event scored 5-0 to take the $50.00 1st place prize. For his 3-2 score Yuriy Kamsha won $25.00. Event was held Oct 1 to Oct 31, Tuesdays under the direction of Gregori Alpernas. This was Nick’s 4th clean win of the title plus he tied twice for 1st place. See the club website for the list of winners over the years. CLICK HERE for that website.

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Nick Raptis photo by Russell Miller, not taken at club championship but March Quads
Nick Raptis
photo by Russell Miller, not taken at club championship but March Quads