Kevin Korsmo directed the 30 player event on Sept. 26-27, 2015 for the Spokane Chess Club. Michael Cambareri won with a 5-0 score. Unrated Karl Reutter scored 4-1 to take 2nd place clear. Kevin reports: “Karl is a west side kid who played some scholastic chess and is a junior at Gonzaga.” He has a… Continue reading Eastern Washington Open Results
Nick Raptis of Portland won the September 26, 2015 G/60 event held at the Portland Chess Club with 4-0 score. 22 players took part. LENNART BJORKSTEN was the TD. CLICK HERE for the US Chess crosstable.
The Seattle Chess Club held their annual Seattle Fall Open on Sept 18-20. Nick Raptis of Portland Oregon won the Open Section 4.5-.5. Bryce Tiglon and IM Ray Kaufman plus Dereque Kelley Jr. tied for 2-4 with 4-1. Bryce took a 4th rd 1/2 bye and drew with Nick in round 5. 46 players took… Continue reading Seattle Fall Open Results
by Mark Smith and Curt Collyer In the second week of the US Chess League season, the Seattle Sluggers scored a convincing 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Blizzard. In an energetic game on board 1, IM Georgi Orlov lost on the black side of a Nimzo-Indian (starting with the Two Knights Tango) to IM John… Continue reading Sluggers Week 2 Report
CLICK HERE for the US Chess Crosstable. 11 players took part in two sections. Viktors Pupols of Kingston WA won the top section, 3-0. Ralph Anthony won the 2nd section. Gary Dorfner of Tacoma handled the TD’s tasks as usual for Tacoma events. Event was held August 29 at the Tacoma Chess Club.
CLICK HERE for Dog Days event held in August. August 30 event Tornado of 19 players, CLICK HERE for crosstable.