A record 23 players took part in the 2017 WA State Women’s Championship, a 5-round Swiss held at the Seattle Chess Club September 15-17, 2017. The tournament, which was dual US Chess and FIDE rated, attracted players from throughout the Northwest States including Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia. The chief organizer of the event was… Continue reading WFM Chouchanik Airapetian wins 2017 WA Women’s Championship!
The 2015 WA State Women’s Championship was held December 12-13 at the Seattle Chess Club. Seven players took part in one open section: WFM Chouchanik Airapetian (2080 USCF, 2086 FIDE, ARM) Badamkhand Norovsambuu (2038 USCF, 2017 FIDE, MGL) WCM Naomi Bashkansky (1976 USCF, 1695 FIDE, USA) Kerry Van Veen (1548 USCF, USA) Minda Chen (1337 USCF, 1522 NWSRS, USA)… Continue reading 2015 Washington State Women’s Championship