Four Players tied at 5.5-0.5

GM Yasser Seirawan and Yaacov Norowitz, the top two seeds in the group of 200+ players in the traditional 9-day schedule, drew their game last night allowing IM Salvijus Bercys and reigning Oregon champions Steven Breckenridge to climb into a four way tie for first place. GM Dmitry Gurevich heads a seven-player pack lurking a… Continue reading Four Players tied at 5.5-0.5

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Breckenridge draws with GM D. Gurevich; Results through Rd. 5

Pictured above is our NWC table in Vancouver. Photo Credit: David Grimaud. Atulya Shetty (MI) and Darwin Yang (TX) topped the leader board at the Denker, with Shetty taking the UT-Dallas scholarship on tiebreak. Tommy He won the Barber while Alexandra Weiner won the US Junior Girls Open. Full crosstables are available on the USCF… Continue reading Breckenridge draws with GM D. Gurevich; Results through Rd. 5

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Denker, Barber complete. Six day schedule begins in the main event.

Pictured above is our NWC table in Vancouver. Photo Credit: David Grimaud. Atulya Shetty (MI) and Darwin Yang (TX) topped the leader board at the Denker, with Shetty taking the UT-Dallas scholarship on tiebreak. Tommy He won the Barber while Alexandra Weiner won the US Junior Girls Open. Full crosstables are available on the USCF web… Continue reading Denker, Barber complete. Six day schedule begins in the main event.

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11 perfect scores after 3 rounds in the US Open Traditional Schedule

Five FIDE titled chess players are among the 11 tied for first place at 3-0 after three rounds of the traditional schedule of the 2012 U.S. Open in Vancouver, WA. The complete list can be found on the U.S. Chess Federation website and will be updated by Phil Smith as the tournament progresses. Perfect scores… Continue reading 11 perfect scores after 3 rounds in the US Open Traditional Schedule

Round 2 Traditional Schedule Results for leading Northwest Players

Two points: Breckenridge, Steven OR 2349 Raptis, Nick OR 2330 Sinanan, Joshua Christopher WA 2259 Gay, Daniel Zachary OR 2212 Prochaska, Peter OR 2200 Yu, Corbin Zachary OR 2150 May, Andy P WA 2121 Dixon, Dakota Ellis WA 2108 Van Dyke, Patrick WA 2083 Hoefler, Dennis OR 2062 Gutman, Richard G OR 2052 Daroza, Eduardo OR 2049… Continue reading Round 2 Traditional Schedule Results for leading Northwest Players

First Side Event Completed at 2012 U.S. Open

Josh Sinanan of Washington, pictured above, finished tied for 5th place with 3.5/5 after losing to co-winner Nick Raptis in the final round. Photo credit: Russell Miller. The U.S. Open Weekend Swiss, the first side event of this year’s tournament held August 4-5, was won by Nick Raptis of Oregon and Francisco Guadalupe II of Texas who… Continue reading First Side Event Completed at 2012 U.S. Open

Yasser Seirawan arrives for the 9-day schedule of the 113th Annual U.S. Open

Yasser Seirawan played in both the 1976 and 1977 Idaho Open tournaments. Here he is before the start of round 1 at the 2012 U.S. Open telling Jeff Roland and Karl Schoffstoll about his experience on the drive back from Idaho back then. It was a very interesting and memorable experience for him (one might… Continue reading Yasser Seirawan arrives for the 9-day schedule of the 113th Annual U.S. Open

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Welcome to the Northwest Chess blog! Beginning with the U.S. Open in Vancouver, ambulance WA, viagra 100mg NWC officers and editors will be able to use this blog to communicate directly with our web audience. Comments are welcome and may be sent to the author of the article or to info@nwchess.com. – Eric Holcomb, NWC… Continue reading Welcome!