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.