One of many wall hangings at the Seattle Chess Club
26 players in 7 sections played at the Seattle Chess Club on May 11, 2013.
Fred Kleist handled the TD tasks. Section A had all master rated players and 3 of the 4 players in the section scored 2-1: Nat Koons of Kenmore, David Bragg of Bothell and Viktors Pupols of Kingston. Section B was won with 2-1 score by Skylor Fryberg. Section C was won by Bellevue resident Faris Gulamali 3-0. Section D winner at 2.5-.5 was Boas Lee. Section E top finisher at 2.5-.5 was Eric Zhang of Sammamish. Ilya Tsemekhman scored 3-0 to win the 5 player Mini-Swiss Section.
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Playing Room of Seattle Chess Club
On May 5, 2013 22 players took part in the Seattle Chess Club May Tornado. Rate of play was G/60 d/5. Fred Kleist directed and played in the event. Bryce Tiglon of Redmond scored a perfect 4-0 to win the event.
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NORTHWEST CHESS Banner at Westfield Vancouver WA Mall.
The large chess set gets a lot of use but is often set up wrong. There are pieces for playing checkers also. Play on the board is possible all the hours the mall is open.
Scans of these chess-themed postage stamps and cards from 1972 and 1973 supplied by Russell Miller. (Click on image to see a larger version.)
Chess postage stamps
Los Angeles ( 2.5) vs Seattle (1.5) Week 10 Match
IM Zhanibek Amanov (LA) vs FM Slava Mikhailuk (SEA) 1-0
FM Marcel Milat (SEA) vs IM Keaton Kiewra (LA) 0-1
FM Konstantin Kavutskiy (LA) vs FM Curt Collyer (SEA) 1/2-1/2
NM Joshua Sinanan (SEA) vs FM Eugene Yanayt (LA) 1-0
Seattle vs Carolina
GM Varuzhan Akobian (SEA) vs IM Jonathan Schroer (CAR) 1-0
FM Kassa Korley (CAR) vs FM Slava Mikhailuk (SEA) 1-0
NM Joshua Sinanan (SEA) vs FM Ron Simpson (CAR) 0-1
NM Craig Jones (CAR) vs NM Roland Feng (SEA) 1/2-1/2