Three-way tie in Oregon Open

This year’s Oregon Open, held Aug. 30-31 and Sept. 1, 2014 at the Lloyd Center DoubleTree in Portland, ended in a three-way tie for first in the Open Section. Nick Raptis, Daniel He and Micah Smith all went undefeated with two draws, scoring 5.0 out of 6.0. (Raptis and He drew each other in the final round.) The Reserve Section was swept with a perfect 6.0 score by Abhinav Brahmarouthu, raising his rating to over 1800. Grisha Alpernas was the TD, and the Portland Chess Club was the host club. USCF crosstable link.

See photos by Russell Miller on Flickr of this event, including a few of the top players.