Portland Spring Open results

Lennart Bjorksten vs Nick Raptis; Photo Credit: Brian Berger One of the TD’s reports: Mike Lilly – Congratulations to the winners: Open – first LENNART BJORKSTEN second JERRY SHERRARD first under 2000 BRENT BAXTER Reserve – tie for first & second Jack Woo McClain and Conor O’Sullivan first under 1600 Danny Phipps USCF Crosstable CLICK… Continue reading Portland Spring Open results

Some late February results

Results and USCF cross tables for some tournaments held (or completed) in the Northwest in late February: Spokane Winter Championship (ended Feb. 26) – Darren Russell won with a perfect 5.0 score, raising his rating from 1898 to 1955. USCF cross table link. Seattle February Tornado (Feb. 22) – Dereque Kelley won with a perfect… Continue reading Some late February results

Raptis starts new year with Gresham win

Nick Raptis started the new year right by winning the annual Gresham Open, held Jan. 3-4 at the Mt. Hood Community College. Raptis scored 4.5 of 5, drawing only Lennart Bjorksten, who finished in a three-way tie for second place with Aaron Grabinsky and Yogi Saputra, all with 4 points. Raptis is a frequent winner… Continue reading Raptis starts new year with Gresham win

Portland Chess Club Nov G/60 Event results

Photo Credit: Brian Berger. Phillip Seiter of Portland scored 4-0 to top 17 other players on Nov 22 in an event held at the Portland Chess Club.┬áNeil Dale was the tournament director. Phillip appears to be a fairly recent resident of Oregon. He has lots of events in California and Ohio that I noticed on… Continue reading Portland Chess Club Nov G/60 Event results