20 players attended the Aug 10, 2013 event at the Seattle Chess Club. Fred Kleist was the TD. 4 sections were set up. Brice Tiglon won Section A 2.5-.5. Man Tran Quang scored 2.5-.5 winning section B. Stuart Rowe scoring 2.5-.5 won Section C. The first three sections were 4 player quads. The 4th section had 8 players and was a 3 round Swiss won with 3-0 by Paul Han.
Two players topped the field with 4.5-.5 scores, Tian Sang and Joshua Sinanan. Joshua’s took an 1/2 point bye and Tian drew his game with Ethan Bashkansky. Fred and Carol Kleist handled the TD tasks. The event was held July 19-21, 2013 at the Seattle Chess Club.
Some history from USCF website: number of players in 2012=60, 2011=67, 2010=63, 2009=64, 2008=60. 82 was a good improvement.
16 players in 4 quads took part on July 6, 2013 at the Seattle Chess Club. Fred Kleist was the tournament director. Michael Lin of California scored 2.5-.5 to win the top section quad. Kyle Haining and Anthony He both scored 2-1 to top the 2nd quad. Dalton He’s score of 3-0 won his section. Breck Haining scored 2.5-.5 to win the 4th section.
29 players took part in the event held June 30, 2013 under direction of Fred Kleist. Three way tie for 1st at 3.5-.5 by Michael Lin of CA, Trey Michaels and Justin Yu.
Fred and Carol Kleist directed 44 players in two sections at the Seattle Chess Club on June 14-16, 2013. In the open section 3 players finished with 4-1 scores: Roland Feng, Bryce Tiglon and Patrick Van Dyke. Noah Yeo won the reserve section with 4.5.5. 2nd was Mark Kelly with 4-1.
Fred Kleist of Seattle directed the 4 quads held on June 8. Michael Lin of California won the top quad with 3-0 and pushed his rating above 2200. Ben Wyde scored 3-0 to top his quad. 2.5-.5 by Rafik Robeal won his quad. Another 3-0 score by Freya Gulamali topped her quad section. Time control for the event was Game/120; d5.
June 2nd saw 19 players take part in a Game/60; d5 event at the Seattle Chess Club under the direction of Fred Kleist of Seattle. Roland Feng, the only master rated player in the tournament, won the event with 4-0. Michael Lin of California was 2nd with 3.5-.5. Event was dual rated by USCF.
26 players in 7 sections played at the Seattle Chess Club on May 11, 2013. Fred Kleist handled the TD tasks. Section A had all master rated players and 3 of the 4 players in the section scored 2-1: Nat Koons of Kenmore, David Bragg of Bothell and Viktors Pupols of Kingston. Section B was won with 2-1 score by Skylor Fryberg. Section C was won by Bellevue resident Faris Gulamali 3-0. Section D winner at 2.5-.5 was Boas Lee. Section E top finisher at 2.5-.5 was Eric Zhang of Sammamish. Ilya Tsemekhman scored 3-0 to win the 5 player Mini-Swiss Section.
On May 5, 2013 22 players took part in the Seattle Chess Club May Tornado. Rate of play was G/60 d/5. Fred Kleist directed and played in the event. Bryce Tiglon of Redmond scored a perfect 4-0 to win the event.
Fred Kleist of Seattle played in, directed and won the Seattle Chess Club Adult Swiss held on April 20-21, 2013. 13 players took part and Fred’s winning score was 3.5-.5. A half point behind was Neal Bonrud of North Bend, WA taking 2nd place clear.