Two early October events in Washington

Showing the geographic diversity of chess in Washington, two major events were held the first weekend of October on opposite sides of the state. Oyster Bay Inn Classic, Bremerton, WA (Oct. 4-5, 2014) 16 players competed in two sections. Michael MacGregor won the Open section with 3.5 of 4 points, regaining a 2200+ rating (2202), while Zhili… Continue reading Two early October events in Washington

22nd Dave Collyer Memorial Results

International Master John Donaldson of Berkeley California once again had the top score at the Collyer tournament, 4.5-5. But he was not the only one with that score, Paul Bartron of Tacoma and Mark Havrilla of Moscow Idaho also tied for first place. Three players had 4-1 scores: Timothy Moroney of WA, Cameron Leslie of Moscow… Continue reading 22nd Dave Collyer Memorial Results

Dec 5 was Blitz Chess Time in Spokane

The Spokane CC held a 8 player event rated in two sections of G/5; d2 chess. They called it BLITZEN. One section called FREEZE was won by a 7-0 score by Nikolay Bulakh. David Griffin won the second section with 5.5-1.5. Kevin Korsmo directed and played. USCF Crosstable CLICK HERE.

Spokane Chess Club Results

Nikolay Bulakh won the Spokane City Championship title by a match win score of 2.5-.5 over James Stripes. The club held on July 13-14, 2013 the Spokane Falls Open with 20 players. Jeremy Krasin had the top score of 4.5-5. David Griffin was the TD. CLICK HERE for USCF cross table of both events.

Spokane CC March Madness

David Griffin directed the event held March 14/March 21 at the Spokane Chess Club. Nilolay Bulakki of Spokane won the 15 player event with 3.5-.5 which included a half point bye in round one. Event was dual rated with time control of G/45; d6. USCF CROSSTABLE.