Washington Chess Federation reports on Facebook. The 2016 WA G/60 Championship was held at Seattle Chess Club over winter break December 27-28. The tournament was hosted by the Washington Chess Federation and directed by Fred Kleist. 50 players took part in one large open section, up slightly from last year. FM Ignacio Perez repeated as… Continue reading 2016 Washington G/60 Results
Here are the final results of the 2016 Kings vs. Princes Match II and Junior Round Robin. The US Chess rating report can be found here. Pictures from the match can be found here. Kings: IM Ray Kaufman (2359, 2314, USA) 5.5 $275 FM John Readey (2266, 2280, USA) 5.0 $250 FM Nick Raptis (2399, 2220, USA) 4.5 $225… Continue reading Seattle Kings vs. Princes Match II and Junior RR Results
The 2016 Washington President’s Cup took place at Seattle Chess Club February 13-14. The tournament was hosted by Washington Chess Federation and directed by WCF tournament coordinator Dan Mathews, with assistance from Duane Polich and Murlin Varner. 67 players took part in two sections: Open and Reserve U1600. Sloan Setiadikurnia, Travis Miller, and Zachary Zhang… Continue reading Washington President’s Cup
The 2016 WA State High School Individual Championship was held on January 29-30 at Lakeside Upper School in Seattle. 89 players took part in 3 sections: Championship (NW rating 1600+), Premier (1200-1599), and Reserve (1199 and below). The tournament was hosted by Lakeside School and organized by Washington Chess Federation President Josh Sinanan. Travis Olson… Continue reading 2016 WA State High School Individual Championship
The 2016 WA Junior Open was held on MLK Monday at Interlake High School in Bellevue. A record 258 players took part in 7 sections: K-1 U800, 2-3 U800, K-3 U1400, 4-6 U900, 4-12 U1400, U 1600, and Open. The tournament was hosted by the Washington Chess Federation and directed by David Hendricks with assistance… Continue reading 2016 WA Junior Open & Reserve
David Hendricks reports: Congratulations to Daniel He for winning the WA Junior Closed for a 3rd straight year! He and his twin brother Samuel He actually tied with a 4.5 score after 5 rounds of the round robin with time controls G/90;d10, beating all opponents, and drawing against each other. Then they had to go… Continue reading Daniel He WA Jr. Champ.
The 2015 WA G/60 Championship was held at Seattle Chess Club over winter break December 28-29. The tournament was hosted by the Washington Chess Federation and directed by Fred Kleist. 48 players took part in one large open section. FM Ignacio Perez, originally from Cuba, won clear first with 5.5/6, claiming the $180 first place… Continue reading FM Ignacio Perez wins 2015 WA G/60 Championship!
The 2015 WA State Women’s Championship was held December 12-13 at the Seattle Chess Club. Seven players took part in one open section: WFM Chouchanik Airapetian (2080 USCF, 2086 FIDE, ARM) Badamkhand Norovsambuu (2038 USCF, 2017 FIDE, MGL) WCM Naomi Bashkansky (1976 USCF, 1695 FIDE, USA) Kerry Van Veen (1548 USCF, USA) Minda Chen (1337 USCF, 1522 NWSRS, USA)… Continue reading 2015 Washington State Women’s Championship
The 2015 WA Class Championships were held at North Seattle Community College from Nov. 27-29. 160 players took part, mostly from Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. The winners in each section were as follows: Master 2200+: FM Roland Feng $500 Expert 2000-2200: FM Paul Bartron $400 Class A 1800-2000: Vikram Ramasamy (6-0!) $300 Class B 1600-1800: Robin… Continue reading 2015 WA Class Championships
Photo Credit: Josh Sinanan. Below are the final results of the 2015 Roland Feng WA-Nick Raptis OR State Champions Match, which took place Nov. 13-15 at the Seattle Chess Club concurrently with the Extravaganza. Game 1: Draw Game 2: Draw Game 3: Roland won Game 4: Nick won Game 5: Roland won Game 6: Draw… Continue reading WA vs OR Champs Match