Emerald City Open Results

The Seattle Chess Club was the site of a 38 player event on June 12-14, 2015 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The tournament results were submitted to USCF on June 15 but not rated until June 25 for some unknown reason.

William Schill with 4.5-.5 won the Open Section. 2nd at 4-1 was Noah Yeo. Joseph Truelson scored 4.5-.5 to top the Reserve Section.

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Seattle Chess Club Event Number 1000

USCF started keeping event records on their website in 1991. The Seattle Chess Club recently crossed the mark of having 1000 events in the USCF records which are on the website.

CLICK HERE for the crosstable of event number 1000. There are really 1001 events as of May 3, 2015.

CLICK HERE for event 1001. Note Section A quad was rather strong and another quad had all the games end in draws.

Seattle CC April Tornado Results

22 players took part in the event held at the club site on April 12 under the direction of Fred Kleist. The two master rated players in the tournament, Viktors Pupols of Kingston and William Schill of Seattle. Schill got 3.5-.5 while Pupols had 3-1. They drew their 4th round game. Since both played in Reno the weekend before and that event has not been rated yet the ratings for them should be changed in a rerate of this G/60 d5 time control event. This tornado event effects both ones regular USCF rating and quick rating.

CLICK HERE for a photo of Bill Schill in Reno.

CLICK HERE for the USCF crosstable. This report was made April 14 so readers might want to check back for the rerate of the event.

CLICK HERE for photo of Viktors Pupols in Reno. He is in the blue jacket.

Seattle CC Seattle Spring Open Results

55 players in two sections took part in a Fred Kleist directed event on March 20-22, 2015.

Roland Feng and William Schill tied for first place with 3.5-.5. Schill won games against three master rated players. They did not play each other. 24 players were in this Open Section.

The 31 players in the reserve section was won with 4.5-.5 score by Mary Kuhner. 2nd at 4-1 was Jason Yu.

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Some late February 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 4.0 score, raising his rating from 2192 to 2208. USCF cross table link.

Portland February G/60 (Feb. 28) – Nick Raptis and Michael Goffe tied for first, each with a perfect 4.0 score. Had there been another round, they would have played each other in this 31-player event. Raptis, who is also the Oregon chess champion, is now rated 2402, and Goffe 1931. USCF cross table link.