The second annual BC-WA Challenge Match took place at the Comfort Inn and Suites in Victoria on the weekend of January 12-14, 2018. The results of the match were similar to last year’s:
BC Masters 12.5 – WA Masters 12.5 Tied Match!
BC Team #2 9.0 – WA Team #2 16.0!
Each team was comprised of five players, each of whom played one game against each member of the opposing team. The event was sponsored by Victoria Chess, the BCCF, the Washington Chess Federation, the Victoria Chess Club, Thrifty’s groceries, Designer Chess and several of the players.
Cash and trophy prizes were awarded to the top two players on each team as follows:
- BC Team A: FM John Doknjas 4.5 and NM Jason Kenney 3
- WA Team A: NM Nat Koons 4.5 and NM Howard Chen 3.5
- BC Team B: Michael Su 3.0 and Neil Doknjas 2.5
- WA Team B: Sloan Setiadikurnia 4.5 and Oscar Petrov 4