Washington President’s Cup

The 2016 Washington President’s Cup took place at Seattle Chess Club February 13-14. The tournament was hosted by Washington Chess Federation and directed by WCF tournament coordinator Dan Mathews, with assistance from Duane Polich and Murlin Varner. 67 players took part in two sections: Open and Reserve U1600. Sloan Setiadikurnia, Travis Miller, and Zachary Zhang… Continue reading Washington President’s Cup

2016 WA State Championship

HereĀ areĀ the final results of the 2016 WA State Championship, Premier, Invitational, and Challengers sections in order of tie-breaks. The USCF rating report can be found here. Games from all 4 sections can be viewed here. Championship IM Michael Lee 2505 8.0 1st $900 FM Tian Sang 2354 7.5 2nd $500 IM Ray Kaufman 2359 6.0… Continue reading 2016 WA State Championship

2016 Idaho Closed State Championship

The 2016 Idaho Closed State Championship was played February 13-15, 2016 in Twin Falls, Idaho. 36 players plus one house player attended the event. Jeffrey Roland was Chief Tournament Director assisted by Jay Simonson, Adam Porth, and Alise Pemsler. David Lucky won the state championship title for the second consecutive year with another perfect store… Continue reading 2016 Idaho Closed State Championship

2016 WA State High School Individual Championship

The 2016 WA State High School Individual Championship was held on January 29-30 at Lakeside Upper School in Seattle. 89 players took part in 3 sections: Championship (NW rating 1600+), Premier (1200-1599), and Reserve (1199 and below). The tournament was hosted by Lakeside School and organized by Washington Chess Federation President Josh Sinanan. Travis Olson… Continue reading 2016 WA State High School Individual Championship