Northwest Chess Open

A fundraising event for Northwest Chess, a six-round tournament on, will be held May 9-10 in memory of Mike Neeley, former NWC editor. Prizes are subscriptions or subscription extensions. Come play and be part of NWC history; this is the first NWC Open played online, and the only time the event has been held… Continue reading Northwest Chess Open

NW Regional Scholastic

On 16 May, the grand on-line chess experiment continues with a new event, the Northwest Regional Scholastic Championships! When shelter-in-place orders forced the delay or outright cancellation of chess events with packed playing halls full of potentially contagious people, the Washington Chess organizers quickly moved to well-planned on-line events. But somebody (naming no names) noticed… Continue reading NW Regional Scholastic

Portland CC August 2014 Quad 45 event

The Portland Chess Club holds a monthly quad tournament (known as a “Quad 45” because of the 45-minute time control) that usually takes place on the third Saturday of each month. This tournament is billed as a great way for new players to get introduced to the PCC and USCF-rated tournament chess as well as… Continue reading Portland CC August 2014 Quad 45 event

Harmon Memorial TLA

May 2-4 or 3-4 Harmon Memorial 2 Sections. Open & Reserve (U1800): 5SS, 30/90, SD/60 d5, (2-Day Option, Rd. 1, G/60 d5). Seattle Chess Club, 2150 North 107th St., Seattle, WA 98133. 206-417-5405. $$1,000/b40. Open: $200-125, U2100 $100, U1900 $100. Reserve (U1800): $150-100, U1600 $75, U1400 $75, U1200 $75. Foreign ratings used for players with… Continue reading Harmon Memorial TLA

Columbia Cup Returns to Tri-Cities July 27-28, 2013

Columbia Cup July 27-28, 2013 Site: Red Lion Richland Hanford House, 802 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99352. (509) 946-7611. HR: $109 until 07/26. 1-800-RED-LION, mention Chess Tournament. Two Sections: Open and Reserve (under 1800). Open: 4 Round Swiss. Time Control: 30/90, SD/1, D/5 Reserve: 5 Round Swiss. Time Control: Saturday 40/90, SD/30, D/5; Sunday 30/90, SD/1,… Continue reading Columbia Cup Returns to Tri-Cities July 27-28, 2013

Newport Open in June

From the beach at Newport in 2009 a short distance from the tourney.. We are expecting the beaches will be just as beautiful this year. Come play in the chess event on June 15-16, 2013. As of May 16 there are 16 advanced entries. As of June 3 … there are 24 players entered … See… Continue reading Newport Open in June

Wenatchee tournament Cancelled AGAIN

Notice from Washington Chess Federation President Hi Everyone, Due to lack of sign-ups, WCF has decided to cancel the Wenatchee Valley Open chess tournament next weekend (Nov 10-11, 2012). Please cancel any hotel reservations that you may have made. We’re very sorry for the inconvenience. Luckily for us, the convention center will not charge a cancellation… Continue reading Wenatchee tournament Cancelled AGAIN