Category: U.S. Open

  • Roland Feng Scores 7-2 in US Open

    The 2015 US Open was held in Phoenix AZ August 1-9. Roland Feng’s score pushed his rating up 23 to 2403 making him a Senior Master. Roland’s 7-2 score won him $922.20 1st-4th Master (tie). He placed 4th in the BLIZ tournament. Grandmaster Alexander Shabalov won the event with 8.5-.5. 8 wins and a last round […]

  • Some PNW Results from US Open

    CLICK HERE for USCF Crosstable. US Open in Madison WI had 519 players. There were a number from WA/OR/ID. Below are the scores of 4.5 or better from the 9 round event. Ratings listed are the one used for pairing the event. Roland Feng WA 2268 6.5 Bryce Tiglan WA 2142 6.5 Carl Haessler OR 2210 […]

  • 2013 US Open in WI

    The below was posted on the USCF issues forum by one of organizers. Mike Nietman2 on Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:08 pm #260324 Hi all, Let me know if anyone has any questions about the 2013 US Open. The playing site is the Madison Marriott West in Middleton, WI. The Marriott has a carpeted convention […]

  • Rusty got a certificate

    You too can get a certificate from the United States Chess Federation and the US Open Committee. Just play in 5 US Open Chess Championships. The one in 2012 was in Vancouver Washington and 2013 is in Madison WI.

  • One my 96 Photos from 113th US Open.

    Other 95 can be found here

  • Wrap-up on Chess Life online

    Al Lawrence’s final report for Chess Life Online gives mention of NWC ‘stalwarts’ and has another shot of the Pupols-Seirarwan photo. The piece is positive towards the Vancouver venue and it also gives some acknowledgement to the Webster University team sweep of the G/15, blitz and open events. Click here to view the article.

  • Hoyos earns title, Bryant tentatively earns seed into next US Closed

    GM Manuel Leon Hoyos won an Armageddon playoff with the white pieces to earn the title of 2012 United States Open Chess Champion. Hoyos finished with an 8-1 record, the same as GM Dmitry Gurevich and FM John Bryant of California. The top two players on tiebreak (Hoyos and Bryant) were seeded into the playoff […]

  • Hoyos still in front; 14 others within a point of the lead

    Welcome to the Northwest Chess blog! Beginning with the U.S. Open in Vancouver, WA, NWC officers and editors will be able to use this blog to communicate directly with our web audience. Comments are welcome and may be sent to the author of the article or to – Eric Holcomb, NWC Business Manager and Webmaster. All […]

  • Schedules merge at 2012 U.S. Open

    517 players are now clashing in one section. I have the good fortune to be sharing a room with former U.S.C.F. Executive Director Al Lawrence, who is covering the event for Chess Life and USCF Online. Click here for this morning’s report form Al, including some of the top games. Summary – players within one […]

  • Four Players tied at 5.5-0.5

    GM Yasser Seirawan and Yaacov Norowitz, the top two seeds in the group of 200+ players in the traditional 9-day schedule, drew their game last night allowing IM Salvijus Bercys and reigning Oregon champions Steven Breckenridge to climb into a four way tie for first place. GM Dmitry Gurevich heads a seven-player pack lurking a […]