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Washington Open Champions 1992 to Date
Year Tournament
City (WA)
# of
Sections
# of
Players
Winning
Score
Winner (1) Winner (2) Winner (3) Winners (other)
1992 Seattle 4 239 5.5-1.5 GM Walter S. Browne GM Lubomir Ftacnik IM Georgi Orlov  
1993 Seattle 3 165 5.5-1.5 GM Sergey Kudrin IM Georgi Orlov  
1994 Seattle 5 155 6.5-.5 GM Yasser Seirawan  
1995 Seattle 3 152 5.5-1.5 IM Georgi Orlov  
1996 Seattle 4 148 5-1 IM Georgi Orlov  
1997 SeaTac 7 124 5.5-.5 NM David Roper  
1998 Seattle 3 121 5-1 GM Alexandre Lesiège  
1999 Seattle 4 204 5.5-.5 FM Slava Mikhailuk  
2000 Seattle 5 130 5-1 IM Georgi Orlov  
2001 Redmond 4 139 5.5-.5 GM Gregory Serper  
2002 Parkland 5 119 5-1 NM Huso Hadzic  
2003 Bellevue 7 158 5.5-.5 FM Nick Raptis NM Huso Hadzic  
2004 Bellevue 4 174 5-1 GM Gregory Serper  
2005 Lynnwood 4 182 5-1 GM Nick de Firmian IM Georgi Orlov  
2006 Everett 4 171 5-1 IM Georgi Orlov GM Gregory Serper NM Ignacio Perez  
2007 Seattle 7 132 5-1 FM David Roper  
2008 Redmond 6 176 4.5-1.5 FM Ignacio Perez FM Michael Lee FM Nick Raptis NM Chuck Cadman
Mark Naus
2009 Spokane 5 103 5-1 IM John Donaldson  
2010 Redmond 5 181 5-1 FM Costin Cozianu FM Michael Lee FM Ignacio Perez  
2011 Renton 4 169 5.5-.5 IM Georgi Orlov  
2012 Seattle 7 153 5-1 IM Georgi Orlov  
2013 Redmond 7 199 5.5-.5 Michael Wang  
2014 Seattle 6 175 6-0 NM Roland G. Feng  
2015 Lynnwood 6 204 5.5-.5 FM Roland G. Feng  
2016 Lynnwood 6 214 5-1 FM Nick Raptis FM Tanraj Sohal NM Samuel He  
2017 Lynnwood 5 214 6-0 IM Georgi Orlov  
2018 Lynnwood 5 198 6-1 GM Andrey Gorovets  
2019 Lynnwood 5 211 6-1 NM Kyle Haining NM Joseph Truelson  
 
Notes on Washington Open Champions

Research for this list was a team effort by Rusty Miller & John Donaldson. The info is for the years 1992 to present from the US Chess website. If you want to look at the crosstables go to: http://www.uschess.org/msa/AffDtlMain.php?T5014247, which has info on Washington Chess Federation sponsored events. Number of sections currently includes extra sections, blitz, etc., as reported in US Chess crosstable. Number of players is total of all sections. Winners are for the top (open) section only.