Washington Girl Did Well In St. Louis

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

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Roland Feng and David Golub win 2015 Seattle Seafair Open

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

Chess School in Seattle

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

Breckenridge Simul at Portland CC

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.