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Chess Game Scores (from Washington events)


  • Thanks to Fred Kleist and Josh Sinanan for compiling (or assisting with) the 2009-2018 Washington state championship games.

  • Thanks to Murlin Varner (sometimes with the assistance of Josh) for compiling 2011 to date games from major state events including the Washington Open, Washington Class Championships, Washington Challenger's Cup, Washington Game/60, President's Cup, Seattle Chess Classic, Vancouver Open and Washington Women's Championship.

  • Thanks to Murlin Varner for compiling games from the 2015 WA Senior, 2013-14 NWC Open, 2013 Tri-Cities Open, 2014 and 2016 Harmon Memorial and 2012-13 U.S. Open games.

  • Thanks to Drayton Harrison for compiling most Washington event games from 2006 to 2010.

  • Thanks to Bill McGeary for the Silverdale, Washington games.

  • Thanks to Hanniegn Pitre for the Tacoma Chess Club March 2014 games.

File Format Notes:

  • CBV type files are Chessbase archive databases. They can be opened with Fritz, ChessBase, ChessBase Light, ChessBase Reader, and Chess Assistant. If you don't have one of these chess programs, you can go to and download the free ChessBase Light.

  • PGN (Portable Game Notation) type files can be opened with almost any chess program, and also any text editor such as MS-Word or Notepad.

  • We've added MyChessViewer 2.2 from, which allows you to view games in the PGN files directly in your browser. (Click on the corresponding .htm file in the MyChessViewer column to open the viewer.) Note: You will likely need to add to your Java security exceptions list (in configure Java) to allow MyChessViewer to run.

Additional File Format Notes from Drayton:

  • The ChessBase (cbv) files have the best annotations and I recommend that everyone should get ChessBase on their computer. There are two free versions of ChessBase (CB Light and CB Reader) available with limited features.

  • When I convert the ChessBase file to PGN it loses several features: 1) all medals and colored arrows and squares; 2) Diagrams will say "Diagram" in the text but it doesn't print real diagrams anymore, even if you convert it back to ChessBase. 3) Chess symbols & fonts such as "+/=" are not readable unless you open the PGN file with ChessBase on a windows computer.

Event: Washington Championship, Premier, Invitational and Challengers
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
See list of winners for links to crosstables and additional information.
Note: Additional Challengers section added in 2016.
2018 180 WAChamp2018.pgn no longer supported
2017 175 WAChamp2017.pgn WAChamp2017.htm
2016 167 WAChamp2016.pgn WAChamp2016.htm
2015 135 WAChamp2015.pgn WAChamp2015.htm
2014 74 WAChamp2014.pgn WAChamp2014.htm
2013 129 WAChamp2013.pgn WAChamp2013.htm
2012 135 WAChamp2012.pgn WAChamp2012.htm
2011 135 WAChamp2011.pgn WAChamp2011.htm
2010 135 WAChamp2010.pgn WAChamp2010.htm
2009 130 WAChamp2009.pgn WAChamp2009.htm
2008 135 WAChamp2008.pgn | WAChamp2008.cbv WAChamp2008.htm
2007 90 WAChamp2007.pgn
There are two games in the Premier with missing or indecipherable scoresheets: (1) Calpo-Ballard (2) Smith-Cloy.
1971 7 See John Braley's seven winning games with light notes by IM John Donaldson: cbv | pgn formats. WAChamp1971_Braley.htm
Event: Washington Open
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2017 240 WAOpen2017.pgn WAOpen2017.htm
2016 69 WAOpen2016.pgn WAOpen2016.htm
2015 217 WAOpen2015.pgn WAOpen2015.htm
2014 205 WAOpen2014.pgn WAOpen2014.htm
2013 210 WAOpen2013.pgn WAOpen2013.htm
2012 143 WAOpen2012.pgn WAOpen2012.htm
2011   Not available  
2010 230 WAOpen2010.cbv | WAOpen2010.pgn WAOpen2010.htm
2009   Not available  
2008 217 WAOpen2008.cbv | WAOpen2008.pgn WAOpen2008.htm
2007 159 WAOpen2007.cbv | WAOpen2007.pgn
The Chessbase file has about 20 games
with some commentary.
Event: Washington Class Championships
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2016 174 WAClass2016.pgn WAClass2016.htm
2015 186 WAClass2015.pgn WAClass2015.htm
2014 187 WAClass2014.pgn WAClass2014.htm
2013 125 WAClass2013.pgn WAClass2013.htm
2012 158 WAClass2012.pgn Updated May 2013 WAClass2012.htm
2011 115 WAClass2011.pgn WAClass2011.htm
2010   Not available  
2009 194 WAClass2009.cbv | WAClass2009.pgn WAClass2009.htm
2008 139 WAClass2008.cbv (some comments) |
WAClass2008.pgn (no comments)
2007 173 WAClass2007.cbv | USCF Cross Tables (HTML file)
WAClass2007_annotated.pgn (some annotations)
WAClass2007_nocomments.pgn (no annotations)
Thanks to all who played in the tournament, submitted readable score sheets, and who assisted me with the bulletin. Drayton
(annotated version)
2006 154 WAClass2006.cbv (complete) | WAClass2006_update.cbv (update)
WAClass2006.pgn (complete) | WAClass2006_update.pgn (update)

2006 notes: There is no commentary in the PGN files because some chess programs have compatibility issues with annotated games. The "Update" version of both files contains 10 additional games and corrected games as follows: 1) Additional games that were published in Northwest Chess magazine. 2) Updated commentary of some games that were published in Northwest Chess. 3) Correction of moves to Inglis-Woodlief game. The complete version also contains corrected player names (Ignacio Perez and Dennis McGuire).

Event: Washington Challengers Cup
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2017   To be added  
2016   Not available  
2015 63 WAChCup15.pgn WAChCup15.htm
2014 70 WAChCup14.pgn WAChCup14.htm
2013 56 WAChCup13.pgn WAChCup13.htm
2010-2012   Not available  
2009 57 WAChCup09.pgn WAChCup09.htm
2008 17 WAChCup08.pgn WAChCup08.htm
2007 48 WAChCup07.cbv | WAChCup07.pgn WAChCup07.htm
Event: Washington G/60 Championship
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2017 27 WAGame60_2017.pgn WAGame60_2017.htm
2016   Not available  
2015 61 WAGame60_2015.pgn WAGame60_2015.htm
2014 38 WAGame60_2014.pgn WAGame60_2014.htm
Event: Washington Senior Championship
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2017   Event delayed  
2016   Not available  
2015 6 WASenior_2015.pgn WASenior_2015.htm
Event: Northwest Chess Open
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2015-16   Not available  
2014 25 NWCOpen_201412.pgn NWCOpen_201412.htm
2013 40 NWCOpen_201312.pgn NWCOpen_201312.htm
Event: President's Cup
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2017 36 PresidentsCup2017.pgn PresidentsCup2017.htm
2016 39 PresidentsCup2016.pgn PresidentsCup2016.htm
2015 48 PresidentsCup2015.pgn PresidentsCup2015.htm
2014 48 PresidentsCup2014.pgn PresidentsCup2014.htm
Event: Clark Harmon Memorial Open (in Washington)
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2016 24 Harmon_Memorial_2016.pgn Harmon_Memorial_2016.htm
2014 39 Harmon_Memorial_2014.pgn Harmon_Memorial_2014.htm
Seattle Chess Club / Seattle Chess Classic Events
Year/Event #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2017 Seattle Chess Classic 150 SeattleChessClassic2017.pgn SeattleChessClassic2017.htm
2009 Green Open II 7 SCCGreen200905.pgn SCCGreen200905.htm
2008 Green Open I 33 SCCGreen200809.pgn SCCGreen200809.htm
2008 Seafair Open 67 SCCSeafair08.pgn SCCSeafair08.htm
Event: Vancouver Open
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2017 76 VancouverOpen2017.pgn VancouverOpen2017.htm
2016   Not available  
2015 98 VancouverOpen2015.pgn VancouverOpen2015.htm
2014 64 VancouverOpen2014.pgn VancouverOpen2014.htm
Event: Women's Championship
Year #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2017 16 WAWomens_2017.pgn WAWomens_2017.htm
Other Washington (or U.S. Open) Events
Year/Event #Games Files for download MyChessViewer
2014 March events at Tacoma CC 15 TCC_201403.pgn TCC_201403.htm
2013 Tri-Cities Open 38 Tri-CitiesOpen2013.pgn Tri-CitiesOpen2013.htm
2013 U.S. Open (Madison, Wisconsin) 107 USOpen2013.pgn USOpen2013.htm
2013 Lufei Ruan Simul 20 Lufei_Ruan_simul_2013.pgn Lufei_Ruan_simul_2013.htm
2012 U.S. Open (Vancouver, Wash.) 501+ USOpen2012.pgn USOpen2012.htm
Notes from Murlin Varner: 501 games from the U.S. Open in Vancouver (plus one game from a PCC quad a week or so later) and other associated events (Denker, Barber, Swiss, Quads). These games feature players from Idaho (9), Oregon (85) and Washington (109) as well as some games without any Northwest players involved. Games were taken directly from turned-in scoresheets by me, plus games gathered by Frank Niro from the Monroi website and from his connections with Webster University. Additional games were emailed to me by various Northwest players.
2010 Rasmussen Blackmar-Diemer Gambit Tourney 38 Rasmussen_BDG_2010.pgn Rasmussen_BDG_2010.htm
2010 Silverdale Beach Open 15 Silverdale_201010.pgn Silverdale_201010.htm
2009 Silverdale Beach Open 5 Silverdale_200910.pgn Silverdale_200910.htm