Kornelijs (Neil) Dale RIP

Long time tournament director for the Portland CC.
Photo Credit: Russell Miller

The info available on USChess website starts in 1991. I believe he played and directed events before that. He was the tournament director for 10 Oregon Closed Championships, viagra order the first one in 1994. He directed many events at the Portland Chess Club site and other places also such as Newport and Mt. Hood Comm. College where he was a teacher. He organized and directed many Gresham Opens held at the college. From the USChess website his last rating was 1501. He played in 122 events the first one listed was the Linn-Benton Open 11/18-19/1992. He was chief TD for 359 events the first being 1991 Oregon City Open 11/30-12/1/1991. His game data shows 438 games played at regular rating and 60 quick rated games. He was a USChess level: local tournament director He was born in 1933. He died Dec 21, this web 2016.

From Facebook
Carl Haessler said: “Neil was a great man and a lifelong chess friend. He will be remembered as a true legend of Oregon chess. Player, Promoter, Organizer and Director … he did it all, and did so for over 40 years. As a Chief TD his kind but firm demeanor was equally effective at the State Championship and at numerous local scholastic events.”

Photo below by Brian Berger

Alekhine Headstone in Paris

From Washingtfon 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, cialis 40mg which took place Nov. 7-8 at Seattle Chess Club. For his victory, buy cialis 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.

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2015 there was a many sections scholastic event held in Salem. Heff Dobbins was the chief TD.
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On Oct 9, viagra sale 2015 there was a many sections scholastic event held in Salem. Heff Dobbins was the chief TD.
Chess Ratings Northwest Crosstable CLICK HERE

The US Chess Crosstables for 16 sections can be found CLICK HERE

More info can be found on the Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation website CLICK HERE
On Oct 9, patient
2015 there was a many sections scholastic event held in Salem. Heff Dobbins was the chief TD.
Chess Ratings Northwest Crosstable CLICK HERE

The US Chess Crosstables for 16 sections can be found CLICK HERE

More info can be found on the Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation website CLICK HERE
16 kids Played in their first US Chess event. 121 took part in US Chess rated sections.
On Oct 9, healthful
2015 there was a many sections scholastic event held in Salem. Jeff Dobbins was the chief TD.
Chess Ratings Northwest Crosstable CLICK HERE

The US Chess Crosstables for 16 sections can be found CLICK HERE

More info can be found on the Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation website CLICK HERE
16 kids Played in their first US Chess event. 121 took part in US Chess rated sections.
Michael Lilly of Portland Oregon is on vacation in Europe. He took this ·
He says “We were out for an evening stroll, physiotherapy
and Jackie convinced me to walk though an old cemetery. Look who we found! — at Montparnasse Cemetery.”

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Photos from Pasadena 1932.

Dake vs Alekline 1932
Dake vs Alekhine 1932

Prize awarding Pasadena 1932.
Prize awarding Pasadena 1932.

These two photos comes from the chess archives of Jacqueline Piatigorsky who inherited them from her chess teacher Herman Steiner.

The first photo can be found in Casey Bush’s book Grandmaster from Oregon about the late Arthur Dake. The second, ask showing Sammy Reshevsky, ailment Arthur Dake and Herman Steiner receiving their prizes for tying for third place, is apparently new. The man presenting the envelopes is likely Dr. Robert Griffith. Both photos were taken during Pasadena 1932.