Portland CC G/60 Event Results

Your reporter was at the playing site in Spokane for awhile on the Saturday of the event and took some random photos. I am sure there were others with cameras there and if I find links to more photos I will add them to this post.

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for results of the events.

Sign on a street near the Portland Chess Club. Photo Credit: Russell Miller
Sign on a street near the Portland Chess Club. Photo Credit: Russell Miller

On April 25, diagnosis 2015 17 players took part in the monthly Portland Oregon Chess Club G/60 event. Nick Raptis of Portland topped the field with perfect 4-0 score.

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2015 WA Elementary & Middle School Chess Championship

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Logo for Event

Your reporter was at the playing site in Spokane for awhile on the Saturday of the event and took some random photos. I am sure there were others with cameras there and if I find links to more photos I will add them to this post. 875 players in 7 sections took part in the Elementary part of the event.

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CLICK HERE for a website about the event.

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for results of the events.

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for the rating of Elementary Sections.

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for the Middle School Crosstables

CLICK HERE for the crosstables of the I Love Chess 2 sections.

CLICK HERE for photos of the event by Anthony Chiang.

Becca Lampman ties for 1st Place in 12th All Girls Event.

For a photo of Becca at the Harmon Memorial Tournament held recently at the Portland Chess Club, internist  CLICK HERE.

Becca Lampman of Vancouver, pfizer Washington, symptoms scored 5-1 (2 draws) the same as 3 others for 1st place in the Under 18 section. “Becca won First Place on tie breaks and was awarded the championship trophy and prize,” so reports her mother to your reporter. The tournament was held April 17-19, 2015 in Chicago, Ill.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstables of the 359-player event.

Naomi Bashkansky of Bellevue, Washington, won 1st in the U12 section, reports Jill Lampman to your reporter. Also see “Naomi Wins the US All-Girls Chess Championship Again” on the family’s Chess Travel blog.

Becca won clear first with 8-0 the BLITZ event part of the tournament.
The USCF crosstable for the BLITZ can also be found at the above link.

1st report on USCF website: CLICK HERE.

2nd report on USCF website: CLICK HERE.

2015 Reno Larry Evans Memorial

380 players in San Mateo CA Feb 28 to March 1 included several from WA and Oregon in sections per age and sex.

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Feb. 28 to March 1, included several from Washington and Oregon in sections per age and sex.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstables.
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 event. The event was held in Bellevue on March 28-29, Hepatitis
2015 and 13 players took part.
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For Photos taken by Josh Sinanan and by the TD of the event. CLICK HERE

Girls Wiinner photo by TD
Girls Wiinner photo by TD

More Info from the TD: Congratulations to Sangeeta Dhingra who won the WA State Girls Championship held Mar 28-29 in Redmond and Bellevue! Sangeeta is a 9th grader attending the International Community School and was rated 1891 USCF. Sangeeta upset Becca Lampman rated 2103 and the winner of this tournament for the prior 3 years with a round 3 upset, trapping her queen in 19 moves. Then Sangeeta and Naomi Bashkansky drew in round 4 and ended tied after 4 rounds with a score of 3.5 each. An Armageddon style playoff round decided the winner with Sangeeta playing Black with draw odds and 12 minutes against Naomi playing white with 15 minutes, both with a 5 second delay – Sangeeta finished with a checkmate. Sangeeta wins $500 to reimburse her travel expenses to the Susan Polgar Invitational later this year. Naomi qualifies to be the Washington representative to another national tournament where each state can send one girl.
22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, buy cialis Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle both scored 3.5-.5 to tie for first place. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.
CLICK HERE for a photo of Bill Schill in Reno.

22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, visit this
Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle. Schill got 3.. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.

CLICK HERE for photo of Viktors Pupols in Reno. He is in the blue jacket.
CLICK HERE for a photo of Bill Schill in Reno.

22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, capsule
Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle both scored 3.5-.5 to tie for first place. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.
CLICK HERE for a photo of Bill Schill in Reno.

22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, somnology
Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle both scored 3.5-.5 to tie for first place. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.

CLICK HERE for photo of Viktors Pupols in Reno. He is in the blue jacket.
CLICK HERE for a photo of Bill Schill in Reno.

22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, buy
Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle. Schill got 3.5-.5 while Pupols had 3-1. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.

CLICK HERE for photo of Viktors Pupols in Reno. He is in the blue jacket.
35 players took part in the tournament held at the Portland Chess Club on April 11-12, viagra
2015.
Lennart Bjorksten won the event with a 4.5 – .5 score. Three players scored 4-1: Nick Raptis, Jason Cigan, Becca Lampman.
Mike Janniro and Mike Morris handled the TD tasks. This event alternates between sites in Washington and Oregon in memory of Clark Harmon a many time Oregon Chess Champ, a chess organizer from the late 1950s until the time of his death several years ago.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable

CLICK HERE for a few photos that I took on Saturday.
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Lennart Bjorksten won the event with a 4.5 – .5 score. Three players scored 4-1: Nick Raptis, approved
Jason Cigan, Becca Lampman.
Mike Janniro and Mike Morris handled the TD tasks. This event alternates between sites in Washington and Oregon in memory of Clark Harmon a many time Oregon Chess Champ, a chess organizer from the late 1950s until the time of his death several years ago.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable
35 players took part in the tournament held at the Portland Chess Club on April 11-12, and 2015.
Lennart Bjorksten won the event with a 4.5 – .5 score. Three players scored 4-1: Nick Raptis, there Jason Cigan, Becca Lampman.
Mike Janniro and Mike Morris handled the TD tasks. This event alternates between sites in Washington and Oregon in memory of Clark Harmon a many time Oregon Chess Champ, a chess organizer from the late 1950s until the time of his death several years ago.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable

CLICK HERE for a few photos that I took on Saturday.
35 players took part in the tournament held at the Portland Chess Club on April 11-12, find
2015.
Lennart Bjorksten won the event with a 4.5 – .5 score. Three players scored 4-1: Nick Raptis, overweight
Jason Cigan, and
Becca Lampman.
Mike Janniro and Mike Morris handled the TD tasks. This event alternates between sites in Washington and Oregon in memory of Clark Harmon a many time Oregon Chess Champ, a chess organizer from the late 1950s until the time of his death several years ago.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable

CLICK HERE for a few photos that I took on Saturday.
Picture of the winner.
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A number of players from Washington and Oregon took part in the event. Phillip Seitzer of Portland, recipe Oregon pushed his rating over 2200 for the first time with his result in this event.

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CLICK HERE for some photos that I took.

There was a 22 player BLITZ tournament held as part of the event. Several PNW players took part including your reporter.

CLICK HERE for USCF crosstable of this event.

2015 Clark Harmon Memorial

380 players in San Mateo CA Feb 28 to March 1 included several from WA and Oregon in sections per age and sex.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstables.
380 players in San Mateo, search California, visit this
Feb. 28 to March 1, included several from Washington and Oregon in sections per age and sex.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstables.
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 event. The event was held in Bellevue on March 28-29, Hepatitis
2015 and 13 players took part.
CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable.

For Photos taken by Josh Sinanan and by the TD of the event. CLICK HERE

Girls Wiinner photo by TD
Girls Wiinner photo by TD

More Info from the TD: Congratulations to Sangeeta Dhingra who won the WA State Girls Championship held Mar 28-29 in Redmond and Bellevue! Sangeeta is a 9th grader attending the International Community School and was rated 1891 USCF. Sangeeta upset Becca Lampman rated 2103 and the winner of this tournament for the prior 3 years with a round 3 upset, trapping her queen in 19 moves. Then Sangeeta and Naomi Bashkansky drew in round 4 and ended tied after 4 rounds with a score of 3.5 each. An Armageddon style playoff round decided the winner with Sangeeta playing Black with draw odds and 12 minutes against Naomi playing white with 15 minutes, both with a 5 second delay – Sangeeta finished with a checkmate. Sangeeta wins $500 to reimburse her travel expenses to the Susan Polgar Invitational later this year. Naomi qualifies to be the Washington representative to another national tournament where each state can send one girl.
22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, buy cialis Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle both scored 3.5-.5 to tie for first place. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.
CLICK HERE for a photo of Bill Schill in Reno.

22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, visit this
Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle. Schill got 3.. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.

CLICK HERE for photo of Viktors Pupols in Reno. He is in the blue jacket.
CLICK HERE for a photo of Bill Schill in Reno.

22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, capsule
Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle both scored 3.5-.5 to tie for first place. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.
CLICK HERE for a photo of Bill Schill in Reno.

22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, somnology
Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle both scored 3.5-.5 to tie for first place. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.

CLICK HERE for photo of Viktors Pupols in Reno. He is in the blue jacket.
CLICK HERE for a photo of Bill Schill in Reno.

22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, buy
Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle. Schill got 3.5-.5 while Pupols had 3-1. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.

CLICK HERE for photo of Viktors Pupols in Reno. He is in the blue jacket.
35 players took part in the tournament held at the Portland Chess Club on April 11-12, viagra
2015.
Lennart Bjorksten won the event with a 4.5 – .5 score. Three players scored 4-1: Nick Raptis, Jason Cigan, Becca Lampman.
Mike Janniro and Mike Morris handled the TD tasks. This event alternates between sites in Washington and Oregon in memory of Clark Harmon a many time Oregon Chess Champ, a chess organizer from the late 1950s until the time of his death several years ago.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable

CLICK HERE for a few photos that I took on Saturday.

Seattle CC April Tornado Results

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From Susan Polgar BLOG.
CLICK HERE for a photo of Bill Schill in Reno.

22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, tadalafil
Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle. Schill got 3.5-.5 while Pupols had 3-1. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.

CLICK HERE for photo of Viktors Pupols in Reno. He is in the blue jacket.

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Roland and TrophyBelow are the final results of the 2015 WA State Championship, viagra 40mg
Premier, and Invitational Round Robins in order of tie-breaks.
A link to the USCF rating report can be found here.
Full results with crosstables can be viewed here.
Games from the first weekend can be found here and from the second weekend here.

Championship

NM Roland Feng 2295 6.5 1st $1,440
FM Costin Cozianu 2466 6.0 2nd $800
NM Bryce Tiglon 2258 5.5 = 3rd/4th $400
FM Curt Collyer 2313 5.5 = 3rd/4th $400
FM Tian Sang 2350 5.0 5th $160
FM David Bragg 2200 4.0
NM Daniel He 2227 4.0
FM William Schill 2215 3.5
NM Samuel He 2233 3.5
LM Viktors Pupols 2202 1.5

Premier

Derek Zhang 2061 6.5 1st $450
Kyle Haining 2090 6.0 = 2nd-4th $166.67
NM Michael MacGregor 2188 6.0 = 2nd-4th $166.67
Kevin Gafni 2077 6.0 = 2nd-4th $166.67
NM David Levine 2200 5.0 5th $50
NM Harley Greninger 2158 4.0
Cameron Leslie 2081 3.5
James Colasurdo 2059 3.5
FM Paul Bartron 2120 3.0
Anath Gottumukkala 1278 1.5

 Invitational

Chouchanik Airapetian 2017 7.0 1st $225
Neo Olin 1910 6.5 2nd $125
David Arganian 2000 6.0 3rd $75
Badamkhand Norovsambuu 2056 4.5 = 4th/5th $25
Alan Bishop 2000 4.5 = 4th/5th $25
Vikram Ramasamy 1880 4.5 = 4th/5th $25
Ryan Ackerman 1842 4.0
Michael Hosford 1954 3.5
Travis Olson 1860 2.5
Joseph Kiiru 1891 2.0

Notes/Requests:

  • We kindly ask that prize winners please annotate at least one game for Northwest Chess magazine.
  • NMs Nat Koons, David Golub, and Peter Lessler will judge the brilliancy prizes ($100) for all three sections.

Thanks to everyone for taking part and making this such a wonderful event!  Any feedback/suggestions to improve the tournament are welcome.

Roland and TrophyBelow are the final results of the 2015 WA State Championship, Breast
Premier, and Invitational Round Robins in order of tie-breaks.
A link to the USCF rating report can be found here.
Full results with crosstables can be viewed here.
Games from the first weekend can be found here and from the second weekend here.

Championship

NM Roland Feng 2295 6.5 1st $1,440
FM Costin Cozianu 2466 6.0 2nd $800
NM Bryce Tiglon 2258 5.5 = 3rd/4th $400
FM Curt Collyer 2313 5.5 = 3rd/4th $400
FM Tian Sang 2350 5.0 5th $160
FM David Bragg 2200 4.0
NM Daniel He 2227 4.0
FM William Schill 2215 3.5
NM Samuel He 2233 3.5
LM Viktors Pupols 2202 1.5

Premier

Derek Zhang 2061 6.5 1st $450
Kyle Haining 2090 6.0 = 2nd-4th $166.67
NM Michael MacGregor 2188 6.0 = 2nd-4th $166.67
Kevin Gafni 2077 6.0 = 2nd-4th $166.67
NM David Levine 2200 5.0 5th $50
NM Harley Greninger 2158 4.0
Cameron Leslie 2081 3.5
James Colasurdo 2059 3.5
FM Paul Bartron 2120 3.0
Anath Gottumukkala 1278 1.5

 Invitational

Chouchanik Airapetian 2017 7.0 1st $225
Neo Olin 1910 6.5 2nd $125
David Arganian 2000 6.0 3rd $75
Badamkhand Norovsambuu 2056 4.5 = 4th/5th $25
Alan Bishop 2000 4.5 = 4th/5th $25
Vikram Ramasamy 1880 4.5 = 4th/5th $25
Ryan Ackerman 1842 4.0
Michael Hosford 1954 3.5
Travis Olson 1860 2.5
Joseph Kiiru 1891 2.0

Notes/Requests:

  • We kindly ask that prize winners please annotate at least one game for Northwest Chess magazine.
  • NMs Nat Koons, David Golub, and Peter Lessler will judge the brilliancy prizes ($100) for all three sections.

Thanks to everyone for taking part and making this such a wonderful event!  Any feedback/suggestions to improve the tournament are welcome.

Results and USCF cross tables for some tournaments held (or completed) in the Northwest in late February:

Spokane Winter Championship (ended Feb. 26) – Darren Russell won with a perfect 5.0 score, ailment
raising his rating from 1898 to 1955. USCF cross table link.

Seattle February Tornado (Feb. 22) – Dereque Kelley won with a perfect 4.0 score, prostate
raising his rating from 2192 to 2208. USCF cross table link.

Portland February G/60 (Feb. 28) – Nick Raptis and Michael Goffe tied for first, each with a perfect 4.0 score. Had there been another round, they would have played each other in this 31-player event. Raptis, who is also the Oregon chess champion, is now rated 2402, and Goffe 1931. USCF cross table link.
380 players in San Mateo, apoplexy
California, Feb. 28 to March 1, included several from Washington and Oregon in sections per age and sex.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstables.