Roland Feng and David Golub win 2015 Seattle Seafair Open

FM Roland Feng and NM David Golub topped the 70-player field of the 2015 Seattle Seafair Open, each scoring a perfect 5 wins from 5 games. The tournament was hosted by Seattle Chess Club July 24-26 and directed by the inimitable Fred Kleist, who paired the entire event by hand! A slew of players tied… Continue reading Roland Feng and David Golub win 2015 Seattle Seafair Open

Roland Feng repeats as 2015 WA Open Champion!!

The 2015 WA Open was held at the Lynnwood Convention Center over Memorial Day weekend May 23-25. A strong attendance of nearly 200 players took part mostly from Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia.  WCF Tournament Coordinator Dan Mathews and WCF President Josh Sinanan organized the event, which was directed by Fred Kleist with assistance from… Continue reading Roland Feng repeats as 2015 WA Open Champion!!

APP at Lincoln Dragons from Seattle shine at Elementary Nationals

2015 USCF National Elementary (K-6) Championship, Nashville, TN FINAL RESULTS Main Tournament K-1 CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION – 4th in the United States of America Owen Xuan – 6 points – (10th Place Individual Trophy) Samuel Tran – 5 points – (30th Place Individual Trophy) Griffin Rosenberg – 4 points Nathan Race – 3.5 points K-5 CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION –… Continue reading APP at Lincoln Dragons from Seattle shine at Elementary Nationals

2015 WA State Scholastic Chess Championships

The 2015 WA State Scholastic Chess Championships were held on March 7th at Interlake High School in Bellevue and on March 8th at the Seattle Chess Club in Northgate. 169 players took part in 6 sections: K-3U800, K-3U1400, 4-6U1000, 4-12U1400, K-8 U1600, and K-8 Open. The tournament was directed by David Hendricks with assistance from Josh… Continue reading 2015 WA State Scholastic Chess Championships

2015 WA State Championship Results

Below are the final results of the 2015 WA State Championship, Premier, and Invitational Round Robins in order of tie-breaks. A link to the USCF rating report can be found here. Full results with crosstables can be viewed here. Games from the first weekend can be found here and from the second weekend here. Championship NM Roland Feng… Continue reading 2015 WA State Championship Results