Sluggers Lose to Dallas 1st rd of US Chess League

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

Oregon players sweep Vancouver Open

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

Princes beat Kings 14-11!

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: Kings: FM Curt Collyer (2320, 2262, USA) 3.0 $300 3rd LM… Continue reading Princes beat Kings 14-11!