Washington G/60 Championship Results

Report by WCF Secretary Gary Dorfner:

The Washington G/60 tournament was held at the Tacoma CC on Nov. 9th. 7 players showed up for this event. The winners were: 1st Viktors Pupols 4.0 $40.00, 2nd Ralph Anthony 3.0 $30.00, U1600 Richard Sewell 2.0 $25.00, U1400 Ronald Purbaugh 1.0 $25.00. TD for this event was Gary Dorfner. There was one upset when Ralph Anthony (1716) defeated Paul Bartron (2138).

USCF crosstable link.

Washington Senior Championship Results

Paul Bartron at Olympia Open not the NW Open, photo provided by Gary Dorfner of Tacoma


Paul Bartron of Tacoma repeated his 2012 victory to win the 2013 Washington Senior Championship with a 3.5-.5 score. 8 players under the direction of Gary Dorfner of Tacoma took part in the event. Second at 3-1 was Viktors Pupols. The event was held as a one day event on August 24 at the Tacoma Chess Club.

Patrick Van Dyke Wins Pierce County Open

Patrick Van Dyke of Maple Valley WA topped eight other players to win the Pierce County Open on May 18 (note the date on the USCF crosstable is wrong!). His score was 3.5-.5. 2nd at 3-1 was Paul Bartron of Tacoma. Gary Dorfner of Tacoma directed and even played a couple of games. The site was the Tacoma CC. Time control on the crosstable says G/65; d5 but your compiler believes it was G/60; d5.

CLICK HERE for USCF crosstable.

Tacoma Chess Times News from Tacoma CC

TACOMA CHESS TIMES 1/21/2013 by Vivi Bartron

Don’t forget to come to the general membership meeting Friday night Jan. 25th at 8:30 pm. Your input is needed.


Minutes from last meeting
Financial report
Tournament report
Membership report
Other officer reports

New Business:
Results from survey conducted last Oct.
New computer for club to replace one that was stolen last fall.

Special membership for services rendered
Patriot membership for 1 year for $20.00
Other items; promoting the club & events, membership blitz, things aimed at the kids.

Mike MacGregor is 2012 Tacoma Chess Club Champion.
Mike MacGregor successfully defended his title for the 2nd year in a row.
He won all 7 rounds of the TCC Championship & he won the Oyster Bay Classic 4-0. He also tied for 1st in the Oregon Open with 4.5.

Christmas Congress Results

The usual TD, Gary Dorfner of Tacoma, in the usual place, the Tacoma Chess Club, held the Christmas Congress on Dec 8-9 with just 9 players. Alan Bishop of Tacoma took a 1/2 point first round bye and then won the rest of his games for a 3.5-.5 score including a win over NM Viktors Pupols (3-1) of Kingston, WA.

The cross table can be found on the USCF website.