At the most recent Northwest Chess board meeting, we decided to do some things to add value for NWC subscribers. Free chess webinars? Check! Of course we’re talking about on-line events, since our ability to hold in-person meetings is severely constrained at the moment. Can you say… Zoom? Mondays in May we’ll have webinars from… Continue reading Chess Webinars
National Chess Day was Saturday October 13, 2018. On that day a Simultaneous Exhibition by Grandmaster James Tarjan was held at the Vancouver Mall, 8700 NE Vancouver Mall Drive, Vancouver WA near Macy’s entrance to the mall by the large chess set on the lower level that gets a lot of play. Play took place… Continue reading National Chess Day in Vancouver WA
Story submitted by Seth Talyansky, email email@example.com. We, the leaders of the Catlin Gabel Chess Club, investigated the circumstances of chess in Equatorial Guinea (EG), the only Spanish-speaking country in Africa, as a project for Spanish class. After Seth’s saga of efforts to connect us with people in EG, which we recount in an article for… Continue reading Chess in Equatorial Guinea
CLICK HERE. From Susan Polgar BLOG.
Klamath Falls Chess Club (reports on Facebook) Congratulations to our member Stu Taylor on a nice undefeated performance at the Portland Spring Open (including draws with two experts) – bringing his USCF rating up to 1880. This means that the Klamath Falls Chess Club membership roster now includes three of the top fifty players in… Continue reading Klamath Falls Chess News
When ever I visit the mall I check to see if the pieces are set up right. There are checker pieces also for use on the board.
Saint Louis to host 2014 U.S. Championships by Mike Wilmering from MI Newsletter by IM John Donaldson SAINT LOUIS (January 15, 2014) — The best chess players in the U.S. will gather in Saint Louis once again to fight for the title of U.S. Champion and U.S. Women’s Champion. For the sixth consecutive year Saint… Continue reading Major Chess Events Coming to St Louis Again
Info from USCF website. Number of events that players played in 2013 that Portland Chess Club held. 1. Mike Janniro 23 2. Nick Rapits 21 3. Jerrold Richards 20 4. Brian Berger 19 5. Lennart Bjorksten 17 6. Mike Hasuikel 17 7. Jerry Sherrad 17 8. Andrew Trattner 17 9 Jason Cigan 16 10. Harry… Continue reading Top 12 Active Players in Portland Chess Club Events
Top Rated Players for Affiliate T5014247 WASHINGTON CHESS FEDERATION (Players With 1 or more Events by this Affiliate in Last Year are shown.) Rank USCF ID Name State Rating Date Published Events 1 12869121 FM COSTIN COZIANU WA 2478 2013-04-01 1 2 20058328 IM RAY KAUFMAN CA 2398 2014-01-01 2 3 12626859 FM SLAVA MIKHAILUK… Continue reading Top 10 Players to take part in WCF events in 2013
Came across the first movie review for the movie LIFE OF A KING, which has a chess theme. Cuba Gooding Jr. is the star in the film. The January 2014 CHESS LIFE had an article about the movie. The movie review is from the Washington Post. Watch for the film coming to a movie house… Continue reading LIFE OF A KING movie review