Washington Challenger’s Cup Report

From Washington Chess Federation Facebook page.

GM Dmitry Skorchenko and LM Viktors Pupols tied for first place in the annual Washington Challenger’s Cup each with 3.5/4, which took place Nov. 7-8 at Seattle Chess Club. For his victory, Viktors is seeded into the 2016 WA State Championship in February. The tournament was directed by Fred Kleist and hosted by the Washington Chess Federation. It attracted 60 players in two sections, Open and Reserve U1800. Travis Elisara of Tumwater won clear first in the reserve section with a perfect 5/5!”

Link to US Chess crosstable.

Pupols at Challenger's Cup.
Pupols at Challenger’s Cup.

Published by

Russell (Rusty) Miller

Lives in Vancouver WA. Former Editor of NORTHWEST CHESS. Worked for
International Chess Enterprises 1991-2001. Former President Washington Chess Federation.