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.
William Schill and Daniel He both scored 3.5-.5. Viktors Pupols held them both to a draw. 20 players took part in the event directed by Fred Kleist. Time control was G/60 d5 and rated by USCF by both the regular and quick rating systems. Event was held April 14.
Fred Kleist was the TD for the G/120; d5 event. Play took place on April 13.
Crosstable CLICK HERE.
On March 22-24, 2013, The Seattle Chess Club held the annual Seattle Spring Open under the direction of Fred Kleist of Seattle. 21 players took part in the Open section. Nathan Lee of Issaquah and Michael Wang of Kirkland tied for first place with 3.5-.5. They drew with each other. 42 players took part in the Reserve Section. Ethan Bashkansky of Bellevue came out on top with a 5-0 score. All the players in the event were from Washington.
20 players in 5 sections took part in the March Quads at the Seattle Chess Club held on March 16. Fred Kleist handled the TD tasks. Section winners were: David Bragg of Bothell 2-1, tie at 2-1 between Harish Srinivasan and Benjamin Brusniak of Lynnwood, Brendan Zhang of Sammamish 3-0, Rowland Cordero of Mount Vernon 2.5-.5 and Neil Chowdhury of Bellevue 2.5-.5
Roland Feng and Kevin Lee both scored 4-0 in the 32 player held March 3 at the Seattle CC under the direction of Fred Kleist.
10 players took part in the event held at the Seattle CC under the direction of Fred Kleist. 3 way tie for 1st at 3-1 between Jothi Ramesh of Shoreline, Kevin Lee and Eric Zhang of Sammamish.
The Seattle Chess Club hosted this event on Jan 11-13, 2013. Fred Kleist handled the TD tasks.
14 players took part in the Championship Section. It ended a three-way tie at the 4-1 score. Bryce Tiglon of Louisa Alcott Elementary 6th grade, Redmond WA, Daniel He of Redmond Jr. High 8th grade, Redmond WA and Samuel He of Thoreau Elementary School 8th Grade, Redmond WA. Tiglon drew with both of other two and they had taken a 1/2 point byes.
18 players took part in the Reserve Section for players rated under 1800. The top score was 4.5-.5 by Anthony He, Christa McAuliffe School 2nd Grade of Sammamish WA and at 4-1 was Catherine Smith of Mill Creek WA.
Compiled by Russell Miller from the USCF cross table and the Scholastic Ratings list plus the Seattle CC ad in the Jan issue of NORTHWEST CHESS.
Fred Kleist of Seattle directed a 5 section 28 player Dec 28-29 at the Seattle Chess Club on Dec 28-29, 2012. USCF Crosstable Link.
24 players took part in the event on Dec 16th. Fred Kleist of Seattle was the tournament director. From the USCF website, he sure has run a lot of events since 1991.
Tournaments as Chief Director 680 (since Jan. 1, 1991)
Sections Directed 1699 (in 688 events since Jan. 1, 1991)
Other Events Worked 26 (since Jan. 1, 1991)
Total Sections Worked 1908 (in 729 events since Jan. 1, 1991)
Now for the tournament results.
There was a tie for first place between Patrick Van Dyke of Maple Valley WA and Bryce Tiglon of WA at 3.5-.5. They drew with each other in round four. Three players had 3-1: Daniel and Samuel He of Redmond plus Noah Fields of Tacoma. USCF crosstable link.