22 players in 5 sections under the direction of Fred Kleist took part in the event at the Seattle CC on Jan 4, 2014. Bryce Tiglon won the top section 2.5-.5. A 3-0 score by Toshihiro Nagase won the next section. Benjamin Brusniak also scored 3-0 to top the third section. Both Boas Lee and John Wheaton scored 2.5-.5 in the 4th section. Perfect 3-0 score by Pratik Padhi topped a 6 player section.
18 players under the direction of Fred Kleist took part in a 4 round event at the Seattle Chess Club on Dec 29, 2013. Topping the field with 3.5-.5 scores were Nat Koons and Viktors Pupols. They drew with each other in round 3.
16 players took part in a dual USCF rated G/60 d5 event on Dec 8, 2013. 4-0 by Ethan Bashkansky topped the field. Several of the players had played the day before in the Quads event. Fred Kleist handled the TD tasks.
13 players in three sections took part in an event on Dec 7, 2013 under the direction of Fred Kleist. David Bragg gained 16 USCF rating points when he won a 4 player section 3-0. Skylor Fryberg gained 8 rating points for his 3-0 score in an 8 player section.
Fred Kleist of Seattle won the 2013 Seattle Chess Club Championship with a 6-1 score. The event was held Sept 6 to Nov 1 with 19 players taking part. The time control was 35/100, 25/60 no delay. 2nd at 5-2 was a new player to the area, Vahe Muselimyan.
24 players played from Nov 1 to Nov 23 in a one game a week four round event. Brian Raffel had the top score of 3.5-.5. Fred and Carol Kleist were the TDs. Fred named the section: Drizzle. No player played all 4 games.
40 players took part in a two section event at the Seattle Chess Club on Nov 15-17, 2013. 17 players were in the top section. Top score was 5-2 by Roland Feng and Bryce Tiglon. This score pushed Bryce’s rating to 2199. It was 2079 in Jan 2013! They drew with each other in round 5. Two players had 4.5-2.5: Viktors Pupols and Kyle Haining.
23 players were in the Reserve Section won with a 6-1 score by Dan Mathews. In 2nd place at 5.5-1.5 was Stephen Buck. He and Dan drew in round 4. Buck’s rating went over 1800 so this might be his last Reserve Section play as they are usually for players under 1800.
27 players played a 4 round 1 day event at the Seattle Chess Club on Nov 10. Two players, Bryce Tiglon and Ethan Bashkansky tied for 1st place when they both scored perfect 4-0 tallies. Fred Kleist was the TD.
6 sections of 24 players total were played at the Seattle Chess Club on October 5. Fred Kleist of Seattle was the chief TD. Section winners were: Roland Feng, Samuel He and Nicolo Rainier (tie), Faris Gulamali, Boas Lee, Aaryan Harshawardhan, Freya Gulamali.
Michael K Lin listed as from California by USCF won the 32 player event held August 11, 2013 at the Seattle Chess Club under the direction of Fred Kleist. Lin has played in a number of Seattle events over the last several months. His score was 4-0. Clear 2nd at 3.5-.5 was Brendan Zhang.