Portland June Summer Open and G/60 Events

Portland CC Summer Open (June 21-22)

Goffe vs. Murray at the Portland Summer Open.
Goffe vs. Murray at the Portland Summer Open.

As reported by Brian Berger, order “Preregistration numbers for the Portland Chess Club’s Summer Open tournament gave the first hint that a full house could be expected. And a full house it was, visit as 42 players gathered to test their playing skills–many of them new faces to this reporter.” The Open section was won by Seth Talyansky, erectile with an impressive 4.5/5, drawing only Matt Dalthorp. Brian’s full story will appear in the August issue of Northwest Chess. The photo, taken by Brian, shows some of the action, with the game Michael Goffe (L) vs. David Murray in the foreground.

Portland CC June G/60 (June 28)

Richards vs. Buerer at the Portland CC June G/60.
Richards vs. Buerer at the Portland CC June G/60.

As reported by Brian Berger, “With still a threat of showers looming on the day of the Portland Chess Club’s Game 60, 18 resolute chess aficionados decided to spend their Saturday in over-the-board combat, TD’d by the recently returned world traveler (see the July issue of Northwest Chess) Neil Dale.” The contest was won by Jason Cigan, taking all four games. Once again, Brian’s full story will appear in the August issue of Northwest Chess. The photo, taken by Brian, shows some of the action, with the game Jerrold Richards (L) vs. Harry Buerer in the foreground.

For more Portland Chess Club tournament results including crosstables, see the club’s website at http://pdxchess.org/.

Haessler sweeps Oregon Senior Open

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Oregon swept the Oregon Senior Open, held July 12-13 in Oregon City, with a perfect 5-0 score. Haessler, the only master in the tournament, increased his USCF rating from 2200 to 2207. See the USCF crosstable, and see some photos on Flickr by Rusty Miller.