Portland CC Aug G/60 event held on August 29, 2015 Lennart Bjorksten reports on Facebook: “Yes. I was the TD, and I’m still not comfortable with the arcane nuances of submitting a tournament for rating. None of the folks who are experienced with the process were around when the tournament ended. The G60 will be… Continue reading Raptis Wins Yet Another Tournament
From Facebook post Seattle Sluggers Open Season with Tough Loss by Mark Trevor Smith and Curt Collyer At Chess4Life in Bellevue on Wednesday, August 26, the Seattle Sluggers opened the 2015 season with a tough loss against Dallas. We were out-rated on boards 1 and 2, but not on boards 3 and 4. Despite the… Continue reading Sluggers Lose to Dallas 1st rd of US Chess League
Chess players from Oregon triumphed at the 2015 Vancouver Open, which took place August 22-23 at the Vancouver Red Lion Hotel at the Quay and was hosted by the Washington Chess Federation. FM Nick Raptis and Jason Cigan tied for first with 4.5/5, topping the 35-player open section, which included 6 masters. Andrea Botez won… Continue reading Oregon players sweep Vancouver Open
23 players took part including one from the East Coast. CLICK HERE for crosstables.
CLICK HERE for USCF Crosstables. James Stripes of Spokane won the event held on August 15-16, 2015 with a score of 4 wins and a half point bye in round 3. Steven Merwin of WA and Brian Woods of Ohio scored 4-1 to tie for 2nd. 30 players took part under the direction of David… Continue reading Spokane Falls Open Results
Below are the final results of the Kings vs. Princes Match and Junior FIDE Round Robin. The games from both events can be found here. The USCF rating report can be found here. Here is link to some pictures taken during the event by Victoria Jung-Doknjas: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Washington-Chess-Federation/173076032716634. Kings: FM Curt Collyer (2320, 2262, USA) 3.0 $300 3rd LM… Continue reading Princes beat Kings 14-11!
The 2015 US Open was held in Phoenix AZ August 1-9. Roland Feng’s score pushed his rating up 23 to 2403 making him a Senior Master. Roland’s 7-2 score won him $922.20 1st-4th Master (tie). He placed 4th in the BLIZ tournament. Grandmaster Alexander Shabalov won the event with 8.5-.5. 8 wins and a last round… Continue reading Roland Feng Scores 7-2 in US Open
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37 players took part. CLICK HERE for USCF Crosstable.
WA Fields, Noah Denni 2105 4.5 Denker High School. WA Olin, Neo Edward 2029 4 Barber K-8. WA Dhingra, Sangeeta 1909 4 National Girls. Total points for Washington Players of 12.5 placed them in 3rd place among the states that had players in all three events. For Info about other states CLICK HERE. CLICK HERE… Continue reading Washington Kids do well at US Open side events