Portland CC Dec G/60 Results

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The event was held Feb 28-March 1 at South Umpqua High School in Myrtle Point, anemia Oregon. The sponsoring group was Oregon High School Chess Team Association. CLICK HERE for their website.

Crescent Valley Varsity Team.
Crescent Valley Varsity Team.

Photo Credit: Brendon Thrash


Crescent Valley varsity team won the overall team championship and also the 5A school title. The high school is in Corvallis, sickness Oregon. Team members are Matt Dalthorp, Yogi Saputra (both scored 5-0 in the event), Ian Dickson (3-2) and Thomas Kneeland (2.5-2.5) plus David Wen (2-3).

2nd place team was Lincoln of Portland while two teams tied for 3rd, Lake Oswego High School and LaSalle High School of Portland.

Tournament Director was Norman May for the event.

CLICK HERE for newspaper article and picture of Coquille’s team at the tournament
The dual USCF rated event held at the Portland Chess Club on Dec 28, ed
2013 was won by Dagado Bapurao Gaikwad of Beaverton, viagra dosage
with a 4-0 score. Rated both regular and quick he went up regular 1678 to 1799 and quick 1424 to 1559. Neil Dale directed the event. 20 players took part.

USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE

Neil Dale at Dec Portland CC acting as tournament director of the 20 player event.
Neil Dale at Dec G/60 Portland CC event acting as tournament director of the 20 player event.

Your reporter took some other photos CLICK HERE. I did not get one of the winner as I was only at the playing site during round one.

Portland CC Winter Open Results

57 players in 6 sections played chess Nov 2-3, web
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, page
WA at 4.5-.5 over 9 other players.

USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE
57 players in 6 sections played chess Nov 2-3, physiotherapist
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
The annual Washington Chess Federation event drew 66 players in two sections of 33 players each. The Seattle Chess Club was the playing site with Fred Kleist directing. Curt Collyer of Seattle won the Challenger section with 3.5-.5. Reserve Section ended in a tie for first at 4.5-.5 between Robert Allen of Tacoma and Vikran Ramasamy of Kirkland. All but one lone player from British Columbia were from Washington.

CLICK HERE for USCF Crosstable of the event.

CLICK HERE for a number of pictures on a facebook post.

Information added by WCF Secretary Gary Dorfner:

The Washington Challengers’ Cup was held Oct. 26-27 at the Seattle Chess Club. There were in all, about it
33 players in the Open and 33 players in the Reserve. The winners were: Open Section 1st Curt Collyer 3.5 $255.00 (he will be seeded into the state championship); 2nd Josh Sinanan, pills
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David Bragg, Harley Greninger and Bryce Tiglon 3.0 $32.00 each; 1st U2100 Jofrel Landingin 2.5 $125.00; 1st U1900 Nicolo Gelb 2.5 $125.00.
Reserve Section 1st-2nd Robert Allen and Vikram Ramasamy 4.5 $157.50 each; 1st U1600 Breck Haining and Zuberi Wilson 3.0 $47.50 each; 1st U1400 Eugene Chin 2.0 $95.00, 1st U1200 Cheyenne Zhang & Augustus Herbst 1.5 $47.50 each.
TD for this event was Fred Kleist.

The annual Washington Chess Federation event drew 66 players in two sections of 33 players each. The Seattle Chess Club was the playing site with Fred Kleist directing. Curt Collyer of Seattle won the Challenger section with 3.5-.5. Reserve Section ended in a tie for first at 4.5-.5 between Robert Allen of Tacoma and Vikran Ramasamy of Kirkland. All but one lone player from British Columbia were from Washington.

CLICK HERE for USCF Crosstable of the event.

CLICK HERE for a number of pictures on a facebook post.

Information added by WCF Secretary Gary Dorfner:

The Washington Challengers’ Cup was held Oct. 26-27 at the Seattle Chess Club. There were in all, order
33 players in the Open and 33 players in the Reserve. The winners were: Open Section 1st Curt Collyer 3.5 $255.00 (he will be seeded into the state championship); 2nd Josh Sinanan, ailment
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David Bragg, Harley Greninger and Bryce Tiglon 3.0 $32.00 each; 1st U2100 Jofrel Landingin 2.5 $125.00; 1st U1900 Nicolo Gelb 2.5 $125.00. Reserve Section 1st-2nd Robert Allen and Vikram Ramasamy 4.5 $157.50 each; 1st U1600 Breck Haining and Zuberi Wilson 3.0 $47.50 each; 1st U1400 Eugene Chin 2.0 $95.00; 1st U1200 Cheyenne Zhang and Augustus Herbst 1.5 $47.50 each. TD for this event was Fred Kleist.

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, one Health
Dan Mathews, Duane Polich, and Robert Allen. —
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In the 13 Player Open Section, injection
Nick Raptis of Portland finished in first place with 4.5-.5. His draw was with 2nd place finisher Steven Breckenridge of Texas Tech who scored 3.5-1.5.
The 18 player Reserve Section was won by William Sercombe of Portland also 4.5-.5.He gained 197 rating points! TD tasks handled by Gregori Alpernas.

Photo by Brian Berger of West Linn, OR.
Photo by Brian Berger of West Linn, OR.

Nick Raptis and Steven Breckenridge in round 3.

Another crosstable with the prizes awarded can be found on the Portland Chess Club website. CLICK HERE

Seattle Chess Club December Tornado Results

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149 players in 10 sections including reentered players took part.
USCF Crosstables CLICK HERE. See page of photos on the NWC website.

The master section with 20 players was won with a 5.5-.5 score. Nick Raptis of Portland was that player. At 4-2 were: Roland Feng, sickness
Bryce Tiglon and Daniel He.

Expert Section with 17 players was a 3 way tie for 1st with 4.5-1.5 scores by Ethan Bashkansky, Sara May of Vancouver WA and John Donjas of British Columbia.

Class A section of 25 players was a two way tie for 1st place at 5-1 by Micah Smith of Vancouver WA and Skylor Fryberg.

Class B Section had a clear winner at 5.5-.5 score by Travis Olson. There were 30 players in this section. At 4.5-1.5 score group were Dan Mathews and Naomi Bashkansky.

Class C Section drew 15 players to the event. Two players scored 5-1: Trevor Jung and Robin Li-Yang Tu and only one player Howard Hare scored 4-2.

Class D Section had 32 players and another 5.5-.5 score. That score was by Neil Doknjas of British Columbia. Three players had 4.5-1.5: Jason Yu, Andreas Farny and Nate Getz.

Class E Section was topped by Emily Saletan with 5-1. Those with 4-2 were Jed McCaw, Alexius Buntaran and Alexander Popescu.

9 players took part in a Under 1000 rating section. Another 5.5-.5 score won this section. George Michailov. Only one 4-2 score by Ethan Huang in this section.

A BLITZ tournament of 10 players was won by Yaman Tezcan with 9.5-.5. In second place at 6.5-3.5 was Luke Pulfer.

Fred Kleist of the Seattle Chess Club was the chief TD with assistance from Gary Dorfner of the Tacoma Chess Club. Mostly players from Washington but several from British Columbia. The event was open to all.
149 players in 10 sections including reentered players took part.
USCF Crosstables CLICK HERE. See page of photos on the NWC website.

The master section with 20 players was won with a 5.5-.5 score. Nick Raptis of Portland was that player. At 4-2 were: Roland Feng, medical
Bryce Tiglon and Daniel He.

Expert Section with 17 players was a 3 way tie for 1st with 4.5-1.5 scores by Ethan Bashkansky, angina
Sara May of Vancouver WA and John Donjas of British Columbia.

Class A section of 25 players was a two way tie for 1st place at 5-1 by Micah Smith of Vancouver WA and Skylor Fryberg.

Class B Section had a clear winner at 5.5-.5 score by Travis Olson. There were 30 players in this section. At 4.5-1.5 score group were Dan Mathews and Naomi Bashkansky.

Class C Section drew 15 players to the event. Two players scored 5-1: Trevor Jung and Robin Li-Yang Tu and only one player Howard Hare scored 4-2.

Class D Section had 32 players and another 5.5-.5 score. That score was by Neil Doknjas of British Columbia. Three players had 4.5-1.5: Jason Yu, Andreas Farny and Nate Getz.

Class E Section was topped by Emily Saletan with 5-1. Those with 4-2 were Jed McCaw, Alexius Buntaran and Alexander Popescu.

9 players took part in a Under 1000 rating section. Another 5.5-.5 score won this section. George Michailov. Only one 4-2 score by Ethan Huang in this section.

A BLITZ tournament of 10 players was won by Yaman Tezcan with 9.5-.5. In second place at 6.5-3.5 was Luke Pulfer.

Fred Kleist of the Seattle Chess Club was the chief TD with assistance from Gary Dorfner of the Tacoma Chess Club. Mostly players from Washington but several from British Columbia. The event was open to all.

CLICK HERE for photos taken at the tournament.
149 players in 10 sections including reentered players took part.
USCF Crosstables CLICK HERE. See page of photos on the NWC website.

The master section with 20 players was won with a 5.5-.5 score. Nick Raptis of Portland was that player. At 4-2 were: Roland Feng, medicine Bryce Tiglon and Daniel He.

Expert Section with 17 players was a 3 way tie for 1st with 4.5-1.5 scores by Ethan Bashkansky, doctor
Sara May of Vancouver WA and John Donjas of British Columbia.

Class A section of 25 players was a two way tie for 1st place at 5-1 by Micah Smith of Vancouver WA and Skylor Fryberg.

Class B Section had a clear winner at 5.5-.5 score by Travis Olson. There were 30 players in this section. At 4.5-1.5 score group were Dan Mathews and Naomi Bashkansky.

Class C Section drew 15 players to the event. Two players scored 5-1: Trevor Jung and Robin Li-Yang Tu and only one player Howard Hare scored 4-2.

Class D Section had 32 players and another 5.5-.5 score. That score was by Neil Doknjas of British Columbia. Three players had 4.5-1.5: Jason Yu, Andreas Farny and Nate Getz.

Class E Section was topped by Emily Saletan with 5-1. Those with 4-2 were Jed McCaw, Alexius Buntaran and Alexander Popescu.

9 players took part in a Under 1000 rating section. Another 5.5-.5 score won this section. George Michailov. Only one 4-2 score by Ethan Huang in this section.

A BLITZ tournament of 10 players was won by Yaman Tezcan with 9.5-.5. In second place at 6.5-3.5 was Luke Pulfer.

Fred Kleist of the Seattle Chess Club was the chief TD with assistance from Gary Dorfner of the Tacoma Chess Club. Mostly players from Washington but several from British Columbia. The event was open to all.

CLICK HERE for photos taken at the tournament.
Several Oregon residents played in this event in Redding California. 9 Players in the 4 round MEA section and 5 of them got 2.5-1.5: David Bowman (CA), weight loss
Paul Romero (OR), Edwin Battistella (OR), Matthew Rudd (CA) and Eric Isberg (CA). The Reserve Section finished with two players 3-1: Peter Grant (OR) and Michael Nielsen (CA) in a 10 player section. Another 10 players took part in Amateur Section and it ended with a 4-0 score winner: W V Graham Matthews (CA). The event took place Dec 7-8 under the direction of John Mccumiskey and sponsoring affiliate of Sacramento Chess Club. Several of the Redding area players have been taking part in chess events in Grants Pass Oregon.

USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE
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13 players in three sections took part in an event on Dec 7, 2013 under the direction of Fred Kleist. David Bragg gained 16 USCF rating points when he won a 4 player section 3-0. Skylor Fryberg gained 8 rating points for his 3-0 score in an 8 player section.

USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE
13 players in three sections took part in an event on Dec 7, discount
2013 under the direction of Fred Kleist. David Bragg gained 16 USCF rating points when he won a 4 player section 3-0. Skylor Fryberg gained 8 rating points for his 3-0 score in an 8 player section.

USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE
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13 players in three sections took part in an event on Dec 7, advice
2013 under the direction of Fred Kleist. David Bragg gained 16 USCF rating points when he won a 4 player section 3-0. Skylor Fryberg gained 8 rating points for his 3-0 score in an 8 player section.

USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE
16 players took part in a dual USCF rated G/60 d5 event on Dec 8, discount 2013. 4-0 by Ethan Bashkansky topped the field. Several of the players had played the day before in the Quads event. Fred Kleist handled the TD tasks.

USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE

Seattle CC Dec Quads Results

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149 players in 10 sections including reentered players took part.
USCF Crosstables CLICK HERE. See page of photos on the NWC website.

The master section with 20 players was won with a 5.5-.5 score. Nick Raptis of Portland was that player. At 4-2 were: Roland Feng, sickness
Bryce Tiglon and Daniel He.

Expert Section with 17 players was a 3 way tie for 1st with 4.5-1.5 scores by Ethan Bashkansky, Sara May of Vancouver WA and John Donjas of British Columbia.

Class A section of 25 players was a two way tie for 1st place at 5-1 by Micah Smith of Vancouver WA and Skylor Fryberg.

Class B Section had a clear winner at 5.5-.5 score by Travis Olson. There were 30 players in this section. At 4.5-1.5 score group were Dan Mathews and Naomi Bashkansky.

Class C Section drew 15 players to the event. Two players scored 5-1: Trevor Jung and Robin Li-Yang Tu and only one player Howard Hare scored 4-2.

Class D Section had 32 players and another 5.5-.5 score. That score was by Neil Doknjas of British Columbia. Three players had 4.5-1.5: Jason Yu, Andreas Farny and Nate Getz.

Class E Section was topped by Emily Saletan with 5-1. Those with 4-2 were Jed McCaw, Alexius Buntaran and Alexander Popescu.

9 players took part in a Under 1000 rating section. Another 5.5-.5 score won this section. George Michailov. Only one 4-2 score by Ethan Huang in this section.

A BLITZ tournament of 10 players was won by Yaman Tezcan with 9.5-.5. In second place at 6.5-3.5 was Luke Pulfer.

Fred Kleist of the Seattle Chess Club was the chief TD with assistance from Gary Dorfner of the Tacoma Chess Club. Mostly players from Washington but several from British Columbia. The event was open to all.
149 players in 10 sections including reentered players took part.
USCF Crosstables CLICK HERE. See page of photos on the NWC website.

The master section with 20 players was won with a 5.5-.5 score. Nick Raptis of Portland was that player. At 4-2 were: Roland Feng, medical
Bryce Tiglon and Daniel He.

Expert Section with 17 players was a 3 way tie for 1st with 4.5-1.5 scores by Ethan Bashkansky, angina
Sara May of Vancouver WA and John Donjas of British Columbia.

Class A section of 25 players was a two way tie for 1st place at 5-1 by Micah Smith of Vancouver WA and Skylor Fryberg.

Class B Section had a clear winner at 5.5-.5 score by Travis Olson. There were 30 players in this section. At 4.5-1.5 score group were Dan Mathews and Naomi Bashkansky.

Class C Section drew 15 players to the event. Two players scored 5-1: Trevor Jung and Robin Li-Yang Tu and only one player Howard Hare scored 4-2.

Class D Section had 32 players and another 5.5-.5 score. That score was by Neil Doknjas of British Columbia. Three players had 4.5-1.5: Jason Yu, Andreas Farny and Nate Getz.

Class E Section was topped by Emily Saletan with 5-1. Those with 4-2 were Jed McCaw, Alexius Buntaran and Alexander Popescu.

9 players took part in a Under 1000 rating section. Another 5.5-.5 score won this section. George Michailov. Only one 4-2 score by Ethan Huang in this section.

A BLITZ tournament of 10 players was won by Yaman Tezcan with 9.5-.5. In second place at 6.5-3.5 was Luke Pulfer.

Fred Kleist of the Seattle Chess Club was the chief TD with assistance from Gary Dorfner of the Tacoma Chess Club. Mostly players from Washington but several from British Columbia. The event was open to all.

CLICK HERE for photos taken at the tournament.
149 players in 10 sections including reentered players took part.
USCF Crosstables CLICK HERE. See page of photos on the NWC website.

The master section with 20 players was won with a 5.5-.5 score. Nick Raptis of Portland was that player. At 4-2 were: Roland Feng, medicine Bryce Tiglon and Daniel He.

Expert Section with 17 players was a 3 way tie for 1st with 4.5-1.5 scores by Ethan Bashkansky, doctor
Sara May of Vancouver WA and John Donjas of British Columbia.

Class A section of 25 players was a two way tie for 1st place at 5-1 by Micah Smith of Vancouver WA and Skylor Fryberg.

Class B Section had a clear winner at 5.5-.5 score by Travis Olson. There were 30 players in this section. At 4.5-1.5 score group were Dan Mathews and Naomi Bashkansky.

Class C Section drew 15 players to the event. Two players scored 5-1: Trevor Jung and Robin Li-Yang Tu and only one player Howard Hare scored 4-2.

Class D Section had 32 players and another 5.5-.5 score. That score was by Neil Doknjas of British Columbia. Three players had 4.5-1.5: Jason Yu, Andreas Farny and Nate Getz.

Class E Section was topped by Emily Saletan with 5-1. Those with 4-2 were Jed McCaw, Alexius Buntaran and Alexander Popescu.

9 players took part in a Under 1000 rating section. Another 5.5-.5 score won this section. George Michailov. Only one 4-2 score by Ethan Huang in this section.

A BLITZ tournament of 10 players was won by Yaman Tezcan with 9.5-.5. In second place at 6.5-3.5 was Luke Pulfer.

Fred Kleist of the Seattle Chess Club was the chief TD with assistance from Gary Dorfner of the Tacoma Chess Club. Mostly players from Washington but several from British Columbia. The event was open to all.

CLICK HERE for photos taken at the tournament.
Several Oregon residents played in this event in Redding California. 9 Players in the 4 round MEA section and 5 of them got 2.5-1.5: David Bowman (CA), weight loss
Paul Romero (OR), Edwin Battistella (OR), Matthew Rudd (CA) and Eric Isberg (CA). The Reserve Section finished with two players 3-1: Peter Grant (OR) and Michael Nielsen (CA) in a 10 player section. Another 10 players took part in Amateur Section and it ended with a 4-0 score winner: W V Graham Matthews (CA). The event took place Dec 7-8 under the direction of John Mccumiskey and sponsoring affiliate of Sacramento Chess Club. Several of the Redding area players have been taking part in chess events in Grants Pass Oregon.

USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE
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13 players in three sections took part in an event on Dec 7, 2013 under the direction of Fred Kleist. David Bragg gained 16 USCF rating points when he won a 4 player section 3-0. Skylor Fryberg gained 8 rating points for his 3-0 score in an 8 player section.

USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE

2013 Redding Sundail Bridge Chess Event Results

The annual Washington Chess Federation event drew 66 players in two sections of 33 players each. The Seattle Chess Club was the playing site with Fred Kleist directing. Curt Collyer of Seattle won the Challenger section with 3.5-.5. Reserve Section ended in a tie for first at 4.5-.5 between Robert Allen of Tacoma and Vikran Ramasamy of Kirkland. All but one lone player from British Columbia were from Washington.

CLICK HERE for USCF Crosstable of the event.

CLICK HERE for a number of pictures on a facebook post.
The 31st Annual Reno Western States Open was held Oct 17 to 20, ambulance
2013. There were 201 players in 8 sections including a Blitz Event. As usual Jerome Weikel of Reno was the organizer and TD.

CLICK HERE for Crosstables

37 players in the Open section with 6 players getting 4.5-1.5 scores. Check the crosstable for the list.
Gil Lapid Shafriri of WA was the best PNW scorer at 3-3. Corey Russell of Medford had 2.5-3.5 as did Aaron Putman of Seattle, recipe
WA.

The Expert Section was won by Aaron Grabinsky of Coquille, Oregon with 5.5-.5. Preston Polasek of Lafayette, Oregon had 4-2. Fred Kleist of Seattle was at 3.5-2.5 as was Edwin Battistella of Ashland, Oregon.

Drayton Harrison of Seattle won the A Section with 6-0. At 3.5-2.5 was Ritchie Duron of Oregon. At 3-3 was Mike Schemm of Seattle.

In B Section Ralph Anthony of Mukilteo, WA scored 3.5-2.5. At 3-3 were Dan Mayers of Idaho, Ewald Hopfenzitz of OR plus August Piper of Seattle.

In the C Section Kerry Van Veen of Seattle WA, Josiah Perkins of Coquille, OR, Bernard Spera of OR all scored 4.5-1.5 to tie for 2nd., Joshua Grabinsky of Coquille, OR was the only 4-2 score.

Best score by a PNW player in the D Section was by Tim Sheehan of WA at 4-2. At 3-3 was Sarai Perkins of Coquille, OR. She also won a side game.

20 players took part in the Blitz tournament won by Enrico Sevillano of CA with 10-0. Nick Raptis of Portland was 2nd at 7.5-2.5.

CLICK HERE for the article by Randy Hough on the USCF website about the event.

Per this article the Seattle Chess Club won the team prize.
The 31st Annual Reno Western States Open was held Oct 17 to 20, order
2013. There were 201 players in 8 sections including a Blitz Event. As usual Jerome Weikel of Reno was the organizer and TD.

CLICK HERE for Crosstables

37 players in the Open section with 6 players getting 4.5-1.5 scores. Check the crosstable for the list.
Gil Lapid Shafriri was the best PNW scorer at 3-3. Corey Russell of Medford had 2.5-3.5 as did Aaron Putman of WA. The Expert Section was won by Aaron Grabinsky of Oregon with 5.5-.5. Preston Polasek of Oregon had 4-2. Fred Kleist of Seattle was at 3.5-2.5 as was Edwin Battistella of Oregon. Drayton Harrison of Seattle won the A Section with 6-0. At 3.5-2.5 was Ritchie Duron of Oregon. At 3-3 was Mike Schemm of Seattle. In B Section Ralph Anthony of WA scored 3.5-2.5. At 3-3 were Dan Mayers of Idaho, apoplectic
Ewald Hopfenzitz of OR plus August Piper of Seattle. In the C Section Kerry Van Veen of WA, remedy
Josiah Perkins of OR, Bernard Spera of OR all scored 4.5-1.5 to tie for 2nd., Joshua Grabinsky of OR was the only 4-2 score. Best score by a PNW player in the D Section was by Tim Sheehan of WA at 4-2. At 3-3 was Sarai Perkins of OR. She also won a side game.
20 players took part in the Blitz tournament won by Enrico Sevillano of CA with 10-0. Nick Raptis of Portland was 2nd at 7.5-2.5.
The 31st Annual Reno Western States Open was held Oct 17 to 20, ascariasis
2013. There were 201 players in 8 sections including a Blitz Event. As usual Jerome Weikel of Reno was the organizer and TD.

CLICK HERE for Crosstables

37 players in the Open section with 6 players getting 4.5-1.5 scores. Check the crosstable for the list.
Gil Lapid Shafriri was the best PNW scorer at 3-3. Corey Russell of Medford had 2.5-3.5 as did Aaron Putman of WA. The Expert Section was won by Aaron Grabinsky of Oregon with 5.5-.5. Preston Polasek of Oregon had 4-2. Fred Kleist of Seattle was at 3.5-2.5 as was Edwin Battistella of Oregon. Drayton Harrison of Seattle won the A Section with 6-0. At 3.5-2.5 was Ritchie Duron of Oregon. At 3-3 was Mike Schemm of Seattle. In B Section Ralph Anthony of WA scored 3.5-2.5. At 3-3 were Dan Mayers of Idaho, mind
Ewald Hopfenzitz of OR plus August Piper of Seattle. In the C Section Kerry Van Veen of WA, Josiah Perkins of OR, Bernard Spera of OR all scored 4.5-1.5 to tie for 2nd., Joshua Grabinsky of OR was the only 4-2 score. Best score by a PNW player in the D Section was by Tim Sheehan of WA at 4-2. At 3-3 was Sarai Perkins of OR. She also won a side game.
20 players took part in the Blitz tournament won by Enrico Sevillano of CA with 10-0. Nick Raptis of Portland was 2nd at 7.5-2.5.
The 31st Annual Reno Western States Open was held Oct 17 to 20, pill
2013. There were 201 players in 8 sections including a Blitz Event. As usual Jerome Weikel of Reno was the organizer and TD.

CLICK HERE for Crosstables

37 players in the Open section with 6 players getting 4.5-1.5 scores. Check the crosstable for the list.
Gil Lapid Shafriri was the best PNW scorer at 3-3. Corey Russell of Medford had 2.5-3.5 as did Aaron Putman of WA. The Expert Section was won by Aaron Grabinsky of Oregon with 5.5-.5. Preston Polasek of Oregon had 4-2. Fred Kleist of Seattle was at 3.5-2.5 as was Edwin Battistella of Oregon. Drayton Harrison of Seattle won the A Section with 6-0. At 3.5-2.5 was Ritchie Duron of Oregon. At 3-3 was Mike Schemm of Seattle. In B Section Ralph Anthony of WA scored 3.5-2.5. At 3-3 were Dan Mayers of Idaho, ambulance
Ewald Hopfenzitz of OR plus August Piper of Seattle. In the C Section Kerry Van Veen of WA, neuropathologist
Josiah Perkins of OR, Bernard Spera of OR all scored 4.5-1.5 to tie for 2nd., Joshua Grabinsky of OR was the only 4-2 score. Best score by a PNW player in the D Section was by Tim Sheehan of WA at 4-2. At 3-3 was Sarai Perkins of OR. She also won a side game.
20 players took part in the Blitz tournament won by Enrico Sevillano of CA with 10-0. Nick Raptis of Portland was 2nd at 7.5-2.5.
The 31st Annual Reno Western States Open was held Oct 17 to 20, help
2013. There were 201 players in 8 sections including a Blitz Event. As usual Jerome Weikel of Reno was the organizer and TD.

CLICK HERE for Crosstables

37 players in the Open section with 6 players getting 4.5-1.5 scores. Check the crosstable for the list.
Gil Lapid Shafriri of WA was the best PNW scorer at 3-3. Corey Russell of Medford had 2.5-3.5 as did Aaron Putman of Seattle, WA.

The Expert Section was won by Aaron Grabinsky of Coquille, Oregon with 5.5-.5. Preston Polasek of Lafayette, Oregon had 4-2. Fred Kleist of Seattle was at 3.5-2.5 as was Edwin Battistella of Ashland, Oregon.

Drayton Harrison of Seattle won the A Section with 6-0. At 3.5-2.5 was Ritchie Duron of Oregon. At 3-3 was Mike Schemm of Seattle.

In B Section Ralph Anthony of Mukilteo, WA scored 3.5-2.5. At 3-3 were Dan Mayers of Idaho, Ewald Hopfenzitz of OR plus August Piper of Seattle.

In the C Section Kerry Van Veen of Seattle WA, Josiah Perkins of OR, Bernard Spera of OR all scored 4.5-1.5 to tie for 2nd., Joshua Grabinsky of Coquille, OR was the only 4-2 score.

Best score by a PNW player in the D Section was by Tim Sheehan of WA at 4-2. At 3-3 was Sarai Perkins of OR. She also won a side game.

20 players took part in the Blitz tournament won by Enrico Sevillano of CA with 10-0. Nick Raptis of Portland was 2nd at 7.5-2.5.

CLICK HERE for the article by Randy Hough on the USCF website about the event.
The 31st Annual Reno Western States Open was held Oct 17 to 20, viagra
2013. There were 201 players in 8 sections including a Blitz Event. As usual Jerome Weikel of Reno was the organizer and TD.

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37 players in the Open section with 6 players getting 4.5-1.5 scores. Check the crosstable for the list.
Gil Lapid Shafriri was the best PNW scorer at 3-3. Corey Russell of Medford had 2.5-3.5 as did Aaron Putman of WA. The Expert Section was won by Aaron Grabinsky of Oregon with 5.5-.5. Preston Polasek of Oregon had 4-2. Fred Kleist of Seattle was at 3.5-2.5 as was Edwin Battistella of Oregon. Drayton Harrison of Seattle won the A Section with 6-0. At 3.5-2.5 was Ritchie Duron of Oregon. At 3-3 was Mike Schemm of Seattle. In B Section Ralph Anthony of WA scored 3.5-2.5. At 3-3 were Dan Mayers of Idaho, Ewald Hopfenzitz of OR plus August Piper of Seattle. In the C Section Kerry Van Veen of WA, Josiah Perkins of OR, Bernard Spera of OR all scored 4.5-1.5 to tie for 2nd., Joshua Grabinsky of OR was the only 4-2 score. Best score by a PNW player in the D Section was by Tim Sheehan of WA at 4-2. At 3-3 was Sarai Perkins of OR. She also won a side game.
20 players took part in the Blitz tournament won by Enrico Sevillano of CA with 10-0. Nick Raptis of Portland was 2nd at 7.5-2.5.

CLICK HERE for the article by Randy Hough on the USCF website about the event.
Several Oregon residents played in this event in Redding California. 9 Players in the 4 round MEA section and 5 of them got 2.5-1.5: David Bowman (CA), pilule
Paul Romero (OR), human enhancement
Edwin Battistella (OR), Matthew Rudd (CA) and Eric Isberg (CA). The Reserve Section finished with two players 3-1: Peter Grant (OR) and Michael Nielsen (CA) in a 10 player section. Another 10 players took part in Amateur Section and it ended with a 4-0 score winner: W V Graham Matthews (CA). The event took place Dec 7-8 under the direction of John Mccumiskey and sponsoring affiliate of Sacramento Chess Club. Several of the Redding area players have been taking part in chess events in Grants Pass Oregon.

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2013 Washington Class Results

Carl Haessler of Lake Oswego won the 22 player dual rated event held Nov 30 at the Portland Chess Club under the direction of Neil Dale of Portland.

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149 players in 10 sections including reentered players took part.
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The master section with 20 players was won with a 5.5-.5 score. Nick Raptis of Portland was that player. At 4-2 were: Roland Feng, ailment
Bryce Tiglon and Daniel He.

Expert Section with 17 players was a 3 way tie for 1st with 4.5-1.5 scores by Ethan Bashkansky, anemia
Sara May of Vancouver WA and John Donjas of British Columbia.

Class A section of 25 players was a two way tie for 1st place at 5-1 by Micah Smith of Vancouver WA and Skylor Fryberg.

Class B Section had a clear winner at 5.5-.5 score by Travis Olson. There were 30 players in this section. At 4.5-1.5 score group were Dan Mathews and Naomi Bashkansky.

Class C Section drew 15 players to the event. Two players scored 5-1: Trevor Jung and Robin Li-Yang Tu and only one player Howard Hare scored 4-2.

Class D Section had 32 players and another 5.5-.5 score. That score was by Neil Doknjas of British Columbia. Three players had 4.5-1.5: Jason Yu, Andreas Farny and Nate Getz.

Class E Section was topped by Emily Saletan with 5-1. Those with 4-2 were Jed McCaw, Alexius Buntaran and Alexander Popescu.

9 players took part in a Under 1000 rating section. Another 5.5-.5 score won this section. George Michailov. Only one 4-2 score by Ethan Huang in this section.

A BLITZ tournament of 10 players was won by Yaman Tezcan with 9.5-.5. In second place at 6.5-3.5 was Luke Pulfer.

Fred Kleist of the Seattle Chess Club was the chief TD with assistance from Gary Dorfner of the Tacoma Chess Club. Mostly players from Washington but several from British Columbia. The event was open to all.

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