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Northwest Chess Chess News from Washington, Oregon and Idaho

Northwest Chess is a non-profit corporation registered in Washington State.
Business Manager Address: Eric Holcomb, 1900 NE 3rd St STE 106 PMB 361, Bend, OR 97701-3889.
See magazine section for subscription and advertising information.
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Washington Sales Tax Table (1st Quarter 2014)

The correct tax rate is the Combined Sales Tax in the shaded column.
Please send subscriptions/advertisements to the Business Manager.

Judged "Best State Magazine" for 2009 and 2014 by the Chess Journalists of America.

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Northwest Chess is published monthly by Northwest Chess, a non profit corporation registered in the State of Washington. Northwest Chess is managed by a board with members from Washington, Oregon and Idaho and includes the business manager and publisher of the magazine.
Northwest Chess is the official monthly publication of the Washington and Oregon Chess Federations, and the Idaho Chess Association. Magazine and website NWC, All Rights Reserved
(except for public domain information and news).

The copy deadline is currently the 5th of each month for the next month's issue.
Please send articles, games, annotated games, photos, etc.
to Duane Polich (Publisher) and Jeff Roland (Editor) for possible publication in the magazine.
Please send advertisements directly to the Business Manager.
The Business Manager must also approve any content if payment is requested for publication.

Press Release (11/22/2012): Jeffrey Roland takes over as Northwest Chess editor
Press Release (7/2/2012): Frank Niro named as Northwest Chess interim editor
Press Release (10/11/11): Fred Kleist returns as Northwest Chess editor.
Press Release (10/3/11): Idaho Chess Association joins Northwest Chess.
Press Release (10/5/08): Ralph Dubisch named as new Northwest Chess Editor.
Press Release (5/23/08): Northwest Chess to begin collecting WA sales tax in July.

WCF/NWC Business address:
(Please don't use for memberships)

Orlov Chess Academy
2501 152nd Ave NE Suite M16
Redmond, WA 98052-5546
Business Manager:
Eric Holcomb
1900 NE 3RD ST
STE 106 PMB 361
BEND, OR 97701-3889
Magazine Publisher:
Duane Polich
Magazine Editor:
Jeffrey Roland
Historical editors list
Subscriptions
(includes WCF/OCF/ICA membership for individuals):
Adult - $25.00 or $65.00 for 3 years
Junior (WA/OR) - $19.00 or $45.00 for 3 years
Scholastic (6-month Junior) - $10.00
Additional family - $5.00 each or $12.00 for 3 years
3-month (tournament) - $10.00
Foreign - US$36.00 Canada, US$54.00 all others
Washington residents please add sales tax.
Advertising (per issue):
Full Page - $150 ($100 tourn.)
Half Page - $85 ($60 tourn.)
1/4 Page - $45 ($30 tourn.)
1/8 Page - $30 ($20 tourn.)
Card size - $20
Event Announcements - $25
Multiple issue discounts available.

Please contact the business manager for more advertising information. You can also see the magazine back issues page for past examples of various size ads. Ads can be accepted in several standard formats including Word, PDF, TIFF and JPEG. (Event announcements can only be in text format similar to those in Chess Life.) All ads subject to availability of space and final NWC approval. New advertisers will normally be required to pay at least a deposit in advance. Ads can also appear on the NWC website (usually as low-resolution linked PDF files) at no extra charge.

Northwest Chess Knights (donors/patrons)

Response forms send your letter to the editor, inquire about your subscription, etc.