Photo Credit: Paul Truong. Guy Bashkansky reports: Naomi Bashkansky won 1st place in the Under-12 category at the annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational Chess Championship in St. Louis, where she represented Washington State. Also, she shared 2nd place in Blitz (speed chess). CLICK HERE for BLITZ Crosstable. The reward is $1,000 assistance from SPF… Continue reading Washington Girl Did Well In St. Louis
20 player top section was won by Nels Truelson of South Dakota and Becca Lampman of Vancouver WA with 3.5-.5 scores. They drew in round 4. Same score in the 18 player lower section by Henry Romero and David Morris-Diaz topped the field. Mike Janniro handled the TDs tasks. Event held at Portland CC on… Continue reading Portland CC July G/60 Results
FM Roland Feng and NM David Golub topped the 70-player field of the 2015 Seattle Seafair Open, each scoring a perfect 5 wins from 5 games. The tournament was hosted by Seattle Chess Club July 24-26 and directed by the inimitable Fred Kleist, who paired the entire event by hand! A slew of players tied… Continue reading Roland Feng and David Golub win 2015 Seattle Seafair Open
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WCF President Joshua Sinanan made a post on Facebook recently. United States Chess School in Seattle, Washington. Greg Shahade “It was an honor and a pleasure to work with all of these talented young players over the past four days at our USCS camp here in Seattle. Look forward to seeing all of them again… Continue reading Chess School in Seattle
221 players in 6 sections took part in the 20th Annual Pacific Coast Open on July 16-19, 2015 in Aqoura Hills, California. William Schill won the Open Section with a 5-1 score. In the under 1700 Oscar Petrov tied for first place with 5-1. There were several other players from Washington who took part. This… Continue reading Washington Players Score in California
Michael Lilly? of Portland Chess Club reported on Facebook Steven Breckenridge’s simultaneous exhibition was a success tonight (Saturday 18 July 2015). Against 18 players, Steven was 16-1-1. A win was achieved by Santiago Tenesaca, and a draw was secured by Prashant Periwal. Congratulations are due to all. Photo taken in 2012.
CLICK HERE for USCF crosstables. Good turnout on a warm day. Several unrated players getting their first taste of USCF rated play. M&M Boys handled the directing tasks. CLICK HERE for Chess Ratings Northwest Crosstables.
21 players took part and two tied for first at 3.5-.5, Brendan Zhang and Toshihiro Nagase. CLICK HERE for USCF crosstable.
Picture above is from several years ago of the event winner, Steve Breckenridge at 4.5-.5. He is a student at Texas Tech home to Portland for the summer. Nick Raptis of Portland was 2nd at 4-1. 22 players in the Open Section. The Reserve was won by Roland Eagles with 5-0. 16 players in that… Continue reading Portland Chess Club Summer Open 2015 Results