Nick Raptis of Portland and Reed Cope of Oregon both had 3-0 scores to top the 10 player event held March 9. Sean O’Connell was the tournament director. Guess because of the small turnout the quads event was turned into a 3 round Swiss. Time control was G/90; d5. Crosstable.
Roland Feng and Kevin Lee both scored 4-0 in the 32 player held March 3 at the Seattle CC under the direction of Fred Kleist. USCF Crosstable.
Galen Pyle directed 12 players in an event held March 2, 2012 at Coffee Time. Charles Schulien and Jason Cigan both scored 3.5-.5 to tie for 1st place. They drew with each other. Crosstable.
Info from FIDE website March 2013 ratings: (Changed March 4 as Rusty did not understand the FIDE info. when first posted) 2013 Washington Championship – Championship Section Players – ID Name Fed 1200810 Cozianu, Costin ROU (not given on FIDE website) 2055198 Sang, Tian USA 2295 2060051 Golub, David USA 2204 2028409 Perez, Ignacio USA… Continue reading FIDE Ratings of Players in WA and OR 2013 Championships
Dennis McGuire, tournament director give the following report. The event ran several weeks. Thanks to all for a great tournament the many great battles on the 64 squares and a special congratulations to Our Champion and all the winners!….Dennis 1st 6.0 Aric Miller $150.00 2nd 5.0 Steve Churchley $100.00 3rd 4.5 Mike Murray $75.00 4th thru… Continue reading 2013 North Olympic Peninsula Chess Tournament
Spokane Chess Club report from Facebook! The 21st installment of our premiere event, the Dave Collyer Memorial, once again saw IM John Donaldson top the field with a perfect score of 5.0. He turned back Jeremy Krasin, who had the only other perfect score, in their fifth round encounter. Krasin tied for second with Mark… Continue reading Spokane CC Reports on the 2013 Collyer Memorial
Nick Raptis fresh off his Oregon Championship win scored 4-0 to win the 22 player event held Feb 23 at the Portland Chess Club. Neil Dale handled the TD tasks. 4 new to USCF tournament play took part. Crosstable here.
Michael Cambareri scored 4.5-.5 to win the 21 player event. It was held in Spokane WA 17 Jan-21 Feb under the direction of David Griffin. Crosstable here.
Photo is Larry Parsons with his championship plaque as taken by Jeff Roland USCF Crosstable Tournament Report by Barry Eacker Eighteen; 18; 8-teen; ate-teen. Any way you slice it, Larry Parsons winning the Idaho Closed State Chess Championship for the eighteenth time over President’s weekend 2013 in Twin Falls, Idaho is an amazing accomplishment in… Continue reading Larry Parsons wins Idaho State Chess Championship for 18th time
Here are the final results of the Championship, Premier, and Invitational sections in order of tie-breaks. Please find on the NWC website, a pgn file of the games. Championship FM Ignacio Perez 2235 6/9 1st $675 NM Tian Sang 2312 5.5/9 =2nd-4th $250 FM Costin Cozianu 2508 5.5/9 =2nd-4th $250 NM David Golub 2213 5.5/9 =2nd-4th… Continue reading Josh Sinanan Reports on WA Closed