Weather was probably to nice on Saturday May 11, 2013 for chess players to be inside as only 6 including the TD Sean O’Connell of Hubbard, Oregon took part in the Portland CC event. Micah Smith of Vancouver WA won with perfect 3-0. Time control for the event was G/90; d5. USCF crosstable click here.
Nick Raptis of Portland once again won the Portland Chess Club’s monthly Game in 60 event. This time with a 4-0 score. 27 players took part in the event held April 27 under the direction of Gregori Alpernas of Lake Oswego. Sean O’Connell of Hubbard, OR finished clear 2nd with 3.5-.5. 3rd – 7th place… Continue reading Portland CC April Game in 60 results
Sean Tobin reports on Facebook: Congratulations to my good friend Nick Raptis who won the HARMON MEMORIAL in a last round thrilla! Way to go champ!! Nick sacked his Queen for a Rook, Knight and pawn and won in style against a super solid expert. No easy task with all the marbles on the line… Continue reading Nick Raptis Wins Harmon Memorial 5-0
Daniel Gay of Tigard, Oregon won the monthly G/60 event held at the Portland Chess Club on March 30. His score was 4-0. 2nd was Micah Smith of Vancouver WA with 3.5-.5. 30 players took part under the direction of Gregori Alpernas. USCF Crosstable Here. Pictures by Russell Miller taken at the event.
Played March 5-26, 2013 at the Portland Chess Club was the monthly Quads Event under the direction of Mike Morris of Portland. Time control for the event was 40/90, SD/30 d5. The Upper Section of 8 players was won with 3-1 by Jerry Sherrad of Portland. This result pushed his USCF rating above 2000 for… Continue reading Portland Chess Club March Quads Results
The Portland Chess Club plans to hold a BLITZ tournament with G/5 time control on the Third Thursday of each month. The first one was held on March 21 with 8 players taking part. Mike Morris of Portland was the tournament director. Yaman Tezcan of Portland finished in 1st place with an 11-3 score. BLITZ… Continue reading Portland CC March 2013 BLITZ
Nick Raptis of Portland won yet another chess tournament. This time the Portland Chess Club, Portland Spring Open 2013 held March 16-17. His score of 5-0 topped the 16 player Open Section. The Reserve Section had 21 players and ended in first place tie at 4-1 between Aaron Nicoski of Vancouver Washington and Peter Donchenko… Continue reading Portland Spring Open 2013
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.
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.
On January 26 the Portland Chess Club hosted a Game in 60 event that attracted 20 players. Daniel Gay of Tigard won the event with 4-0 score. 2nd place at 3.5-.5 was Micah Smith of Vancouver. Neil Dale was the chief TD. USCF Cross table can be found here.