Portland Chess Club Nov G/60 Event results

Photo Credit: Brian Berger. Phillip Seiter of Portland scored 4-0 to top 17 other players on Nov 22 in an event held at the Portland Chess Club. Neil Dale was the tournament director. Phillip appears to be a fairly recent resident of Oregon. He has lots of events in California and Ohio that I noticed on… Continue reading Portland Chess Club Nov G/60 Event results

KingCo Chess League Starts 2014-15 Season

Patrick Van Dyke reports on Facebook: KingCo Chess League: Round 1: The KingCo Chess League got underway today at Interlake High School. Fourteen teams, representing ten unique schools, gathered for the inaugural round. In the first of five Swiss rounds, the favorites mostly prevailed by 5-0 or 4-1 scores. The big surprise: 10th ranked Issaquah… Continue reading KingCo Chess League Starts 2014-15 Season

Seattle Chess Club Extravaganza Results

Roland Feng won the event with 5.5-1.5 over 18 other players. 30 players took part in the Reserve Section. Tied for 1st with 5.5-1.5 were Jothi Ramesh and Addison Lee. Fred and Carol Kleist were the TDs for the event held Nov. 7-9, 2014. Note the rounds were played at several different time controls. USCF Crosstable… Continue reading Seattle Chess Club Extravaganza Results

New Oregon Jr. Champ

Yogi Saputra, a senior at Clackamas High School, won the 2014 Oregon Junior Closed. The event was a 6 player round robin played at G/90; d5 time control. He was the top rated player in the event and scored 3.5-1.5. The sponsoring affiliate was the Oregon Chess Federation. Michael Morris of Portland was the tournament director for… Continue reading New Oregon Jr. Champ

Van Dyke sweeps Seattle Club Championship with perfect score

Congratulations to Patrick Van Dyke for dominating the annual Seattle Chess Club Championship, winning with a perfect 7-0 score, while second place (Fred Kleist and Michael James Hosford) was 2.5 points behind with 4.5 of 7. The 17-player event was held on Friday evenings in September and October at the club. Despite his perfect score,… Continue reading Van Dyke sweeps Seattle Club Championship with perfect score

Washington results: Blitz Championship and Challengers Cup

Two important annual events recently took place in Washington (reported by WCF secretary Gary Dorfner): The Washington State Blitz Championship was held at Cross Roads Mall in Bellevue on October 11, 2014. There were 32 players participating in this event. This year’s winner is Roland Feng with 11.5 points. 2nd and 3rd places were shared by… Continue reading Washington results: Blitz Championship and Challengers Cup

Portland results: Club Championship & Oregon Class

Two important events recently concluded in Portland: 2014 Portland Chess Club Championship This 5-round 16-player event, held on consecutive Tuesdays September 30-October 28, ended in a three-way tie, with Nick Raptis, Brian John Esler and Alex Grom scoring 4 of 5 points, each losing only one game to one of the other co-winners. See the USCF… Continue reading Portland results: Club Championship & Oregon Class