2015 the Portland Chess Club held a different kind of event from what they usually hold. Sections of players by ratings. The Open/U1900 section had four players score 3-1: Nick Raptis, Lennart Bjorksten and Jason Cigan plus Christopher Burris. There were 15 players in this section. The U1700 section had 7 players and Gavin Zhang… Continue reading 1st Annual Rose City Sections
On April 25, 2015 17 players took part in the monthly Portland Oregon Chess Club G/60 event. Nick Raptis of Portland topped the field with perfect 4-0 score. CLICK HERE for the Crosstable.
35 players took part in the tournament held at the Portland Chess Club on April 11-12, 2015. Lennart Bjorksten won the event with a 4.5 – .5 score. Three players scored 4-1: Nick Raptis, Jason Cigan, Becca Lampman. Mike Janniro and Mike Morris handled the TD tasks. This event alternates between sites in Washington and… Continue reading 2015 Clark Harmon Memorial
39 players attended the March 28, 2015 event held at the Portland Oregon Chess Club. Michael Lilly handled the TD tasks from 8am to 10pm per his facebook post about the event. Two master rated players finished with 4-0 scores, Nick Raptis and Carl Hasseler. Jason Cigan had the only 3.5-.5 score. CLICK HERE for… Continue reading Portland CC March G/60 results
CLICK HERE – 18 players in 4 sections under direction of Micah Smith and Michael Lilly. CLICK Here for BLITZ Crosstable. CLICK HERE for crosstables with Chess Ratings Northwest.
Lennart Bjorksten vs Nick Raptis; Photo Credit: Brian Berger One of the TD’s reports: Mike Lilly – Congratulations to the winners: Open – first LENNART BJORKSTEN second JERRY SHERRARD first under 2000 BRENT BAXTER Reserve – tie for first & second Jack Woo McClain and Conor O’Sullivan first under 1600 Danny Phipps USCF Crosstable CLICK… Continue reading Portland Spring Open results
Results and USCF cross tables for some tournaments held (or completed) in the Northwest in late February: Spokane Winter Championship (ended Feb. 26) – Darren Russell won with a perfect 5.0 score, raising his rating from 1898 to 1955. USCF cross table link. Seattle February Tornado (Feb. 22) – Dereque Kelley won with a perfect… Continue reading Some late February results
Nick Raptis started the new year right by winning the annual Gresham Open, held Jan. 3-4 at the Mt. Hood Community College. Raptis scored 4.5 of 5, drawing only Lennart Bjorksten, who finished in a three-way tie for second place with Aaron Grabinsky and Yogi Saputra, all with 4 points. Raptis is a frequent winner… Continue reading Raptis starts new year with Gresham win
Photo Credit: Brian Berger. Phillip Seiter of Portland scored 4-0 to top 17 other players on Nov 22 in an event held at the Portland Chess Club. Neil Dale was the tournament director. Phillip appears to be a fairly recent resident of Oregon. He has lots of events in California and Ohio that I noticed on… Continue reading Portland Chess Club Nov G/60 Event results
Micah Smith and Mike Lilly directed the event held Nov 15th at the Portland Chess Club. They had 12 players in two sections including two unrated players. Time control for these events is G/45 with 5 second delay. Mike Lilly won the 8 player Swiss with 3-0. Two players scored 2.5-.5 in the 4 player… Continue reading November Portland CC Quad 45 Event results