Washington State Girls Championship Results

Sangeeta Dhingra won a one game playoff at a time control of G/15; d5 over Naomi Bashkansky. They scored 3.5-.5 in the main event. They drew with each other in the 4th round. David Hendricks directed the event for the sponsoring Washington Chess Federation. Winner got $500.00 in travel expense money for a national USCF… Continue reading Washington State Girls Championship Results

Number of Chess Events held by some affiliates in WA/OR

I noticed that the Seattle Chess Club was getting close to having 1000 events listed on the USCF website. CLICK HERE The USCF records listed on the website only start in 1991. So the clubs listed below have run lots more events but to get those numbers would take searching of NORTHWESTS CHESS magazines. As… Continue reading Number of Chess Events held by some affiliates in WA/OR

Coffee Time Quick Chess Event on March 7 results.

Nick Raptis won a 10-player G/15 event at Coffee Time in Portland. For the USCF Crosstable, CLICK HERE. Editor’s Note: The annual Northwest Open was held at the Tacoma Chess Club the same day, in three groups (of 6, 4 and 3 players). The group winners were Viktors Pupols (3 of 3), Murlin Varner (2.5 of… Continue reading Coffee Time Quick Chess Event on March 7 results.

Portland Spring Open results

Lennart Bjorksten vs Nick Raptis; Photo Credit: Brian Berger One of the TD’s reports: Mike Lilly – Congratulations to the winners: Open – first LENNART BJORKSTEN second JERRY SHERRARD first under 2000 BRENT BAXTER Reserve – tie for first & second Jack Woo McClain and Conor O’Sullivan first under 1600 Danny Phipps USCF Crosstable CLICK… Continue reading Portland Spring Open results

2015 WA State Scholastic Chess Championships

The 2015 WA State Scholastic Chess Championships were held on March 7th at Interlake High School in Bellevue and on March 8th at the Seattle Chess Club in Northgate. 169 players took part in 6 sections: K-3U800, K-3U1400, 4-6U1000, 4-12U1400, K-8 U1600, and K-8 Open. The tournament was directed by David Hendricks with assistance from Josh… Continue reading 2015 WA State Scholastic Chess Championships