By Vijay Sankaran, Igor & Stephan Jiang The US National Junior Congress was held at Basis Independent Silicon Valley School, San Jose, CA from Mar 10th – Mar 11th. WA kids participated in U12, U10 and U8 sections representing the Seattle Chess Club. In a tightly contested tournament, all the players who were part of… Continue reading Washington Players Triumph at 2018 US National Junior Congress
Newport High School chess team won Washington High School State Team Championship, squeezing ahead by mere 0.5 point. Playing for the winning Newport team, Ethan Bashkansky got a special medal for winning all 5 out of 5 games. Also congratulations to the previous 4 years champion Lakeside High School in second place, and Interlake High… Continue reading Washington High School State Team Championship RESULTS
The K-Grade3 section had 9 players and was a three way tie for 1st at 4-1 between Alexander Strigul of German American School in Portland, Tyler Griffith of LaCenter Elementary and Georgly Gidishvili of Orchards Elementary in Vancouver. A clear winner at 4.5-.5 in the 27 player Grade 4-6 section was Levi Harms of Orchards… Continue reading Vancouver Washington YMCA Results
On Feb 15, 2014, a 5 section scholastic event was held at Olympic View Elementary School, Seattle. David Hendricks was the tournament Director. 17 players in the K-1 Under 800 rated section were topped by the 5-0 score of Palash Singhal of Creekside Elementary in Issaquah. 18 players in the K-3 Open section were topped by Rockwell… Continue reading Presidental Scholastic Results
Bothell High School was the site for the event directed by David Ellinger. There was a three way tie for first at 4-1 by James Colasurdo of Olympia High School, Michael Wang of Interlake High School in Bellevue and Samir Sen of Skyview High School in Vancouver, WA. Your reporter understands there will be a… Continue reading Washington High School Individual Results
Winners with TD David Hendricks. Photo credit: Gary Dorfner. 5-0 scores won both sections of the Washington Open Scholastic held May 25, 2013 at North Seattle Community College as part of the annual Washington Open. The 20 player 4-6 section was won by Aaron Probst of Richfield WA and the 32 player K-3 section by… Continue reading 52 Players in Washington Open Scholastic Sections
I am passing along a link to a blog done by the father of one of girls who attended the event. CLICK Here to go to the BLOG.
Photos by Russell Miller from both days of the event, Friday and Saturday. CLICK HERE. STANDINGS CLICK HERE. CLICK for another BLOG about this event.
Group picture: Back row left to right: Wanchen Zao, Priya Kudva, Sarah May, Audrey Whitmer. Front row left to right: Cheyenne Zhang, Naomi Bashkansky, Becca Lampman, Sujatha Devi Chalasani. Missing from picture: Olga Cherepakhin. Report per TD: David Hendricks, WA State Scholastic Director. Congratulations to Becca Lampman for winning the WA State Girls Championship for the 2nd… Continue reading Washington Girls Championship
Prairie High NHS hosts Wizards’ Chess tourney “Prairie High School National Honor Society is hosting a Wizards’ Chess tournament with Harry-Potter-themed activities and a costume contest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 23 at the school, 11500 N.E. 117th Ave. Cost is $5 or five cans of food to be a chess piece and… Continue reading Chess Event in Vancouver WA March 23