Chess Webinars

At the most recent Northwest Chess board meeting, we decided to do some things to add value for NWC subscribers. Free chess webinars? Check! Of course we’re talking about on-line events, since our ability to hold in-person meetings is severely constrained at the moment. Can you say… Zoom? Mondays in May we’ll have webinars from… Continue reading Chess Webinars

Chess in Equatorial Guinea

Story submitted by Seth Talyansky, email talyanskys@catlin.edu. We, the leaders of the Catlin Gabel Chess Club, investigated the circumstances of chess in Equatorial Guinea (EG), the only Spanish-speaking country in Africa, as a project for Spanish class. After Seth’s saga of efforts to connect us with people in EG, which we recount in an article for… Continue reading Chess in Equatorial Guinea

Major Chess Events Coming to St Louis Again

Saint Louis to host 2014 U.S. Championships by Mike Wilmering from MI Newsletter by IM John Donaldson SAINT LOUIS (January 15, 2014) — The best chess players in the U.S. will gather in Saint Louis once again to fight for the title of U.S. Champion and U.S. Women’s Champion. For the sixth consecutive year Saint… Continue reading Major Chess Events Coming to St Louis Again

Top 12 Active Players in Portland Chess Club Events

Info from USCF website. Number of events that players played in 2013 that Portland Chess Club held. 1. Mike Janniro 23 2. Nick Rapits 21 3. Jerrold Richards 20 4. Brian Berger 19 5. Lennart Bjorksten 17 6. Mike Hasuikel 17 7. Jerry Sherrad 17 8. Andrew Trattner 17 9 Jason Cigan 16 10. Harry… Continue reading Top 12 Active Players in Portland Chess Club Events

Top 10 Players to take part in WCF events in 2013

Top Rated Players for Affiliate T5014247 WASHINGTON CHESS FEDERATION (Players With 1 or more Events by this Affiliate in Last Year are shown.) Rank USCF ID Name State Rating Date Published Events 1 12869121 FM COSTIN COZIANU WA 2478 2013-04-01 1 2 20058328 IM RAY KAUFMAN CA 2398 2014-01-01 2 3 12626859 FM SLAVA MIKHAILUK… Continue reading Top 10 Players to take part in WCF events in 2013