Oregon Kids event report

From Facebook post of Coquillle Chess Club Coquille Chess Club Oregon Scholastic State Championships It was a sunny weekend but in Seaside, nearly 400 chess players were indoors contending for the Oregon Scholastic State Championships at the Seaside Convention Center. Coos County had nine Coquille, two Myrtle Point and one North Bend player participating. Joshua… Continue reading Oregon Kids event report

Inland Empire Open article

Posted by Spokane Chess Club on facebook: HAVRILLA, CAMBARERI WIN INLAND EMPIRE OPEN April 29-30 Top seeds Michael Cambareri and Mark Havrilla won this year’s Inland Empire Open with scores of 4.0. Mark beat Michael in round four, but was held to a final round draw while Michael scored a comeback victory in a fascinating… Continue reading Inland Empire Open article

Harmon Report from Portland CC website

11th Annual Clark Harmon Memorial Open (April 1-2): The Harmon Memorial currently rotates between Oregon and Washington each year and was in Oregon this year. Clark was one of the Northwest’s premier players and ambassadors of the game for many decades. See more information about Clark here and here. After the original Neil Dale Memorial… Continue reading Harmon Report from Portland CC website

Jason Yu wins WA Barber Qualifier

From Washington Chess Federation Facebook Post. The 2017 WA State Barber Qualifier held on March 11-12 at Chinook Middle School in Bellevue and Seattle Chess Club in Northgate. A little over 100 players took part in 6 sections: K-3U800, K-3U1400, 4-6U1000, 4-12U1400, K-12 U1600, and K-8 Open. The tournament was directed by David Hendricks with assistance… Continue reading Jason Yu wins WA Barber Qualifier

Chess for Success Event

From a Facebook post by Chess for Success. The first day of the 50th Anniversary tournaments (March 10, 2017) is in the books. K-5 Team winners were: Jacob Wismer Elementary in 1st, four way tie for 2nd (Hope Chinese Charter School, Charlemagne French Immersion School, Glencoe Elementary, and Beach K-8) and a two way tie… Continue reading Chess for Success Event

Update BC vs WA Matches

From BCCF Bulletin #331 by Mr. Wright. For more info check HISTORY section of NWC website. BC VERSUS WASHINGTON Matches between BC and Washington chess clubs or cities have been going on for well over a century, but the first formal matches at a provincial/state level did not occur until the end of World War Two.… Continue reading Update BC vs WA Matches

2016 Washington G/60 Results

Washington Chess Federation reports on Facebook. The 2016 WA G/60 Championship was held at Seattle Chess Club over winter break December 27-28. The tournament was hosted by the Washington Chess Federation and directed by Fred Kleist. 50 players took part in one large open section, up slightly from last year. FM Ignacio Perez repeated as… Continue reading 2016 Washington G/60 Results