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Selected Old Tournament Chess News (2017)

News items previously appearing on the Northwest Chess home page.

  Scholastic Events (September-October):

Photo: Playing room scene at the WA Challenger's Cup at the Seattle Chess Club. Courtesy WCF.
Open or Invitational Events (September-October):
  Scholastic Events (July-August):
  • Hot Summer Chess Grand Prix #4 (Aug 31) in Ferndale, WA
  • Hot Summer Chess Grand Prix #3 (Aug 10) in Ferndale, WA
  • Denker Tournament of High School Champions (Jul 29-Aug 1) in Norfolk, VA
  • Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions (Jul 29-Aug 1) in Norfolk, VA
  • National Girls Tournament of Champions (Jul 29-Aug 1) in Norfolk, VA
  • Hot Summer Chess Grand Prix #2 (Jul 27) in Ferndale, WA
  • North American Youth Chess Championship (Jul 12-16) in Morristown, NJ. - Bryce Tiglon (WA) was awarded the IM title for winning 1st place in the U18 Open section with 7.5 of 9 points. Other winners included Stephanie Velea (WA) who finished 1st place in the U10 Girls section and earned the WCM title, Owen Xuan (WA) 3rd place in U10 Open section with the CM title, and Minda Chen (WA) 2nd place in U14 Girls section with the WCM title. See the standings.
  • Hot Summer Chess Grand Prix #1 (Jul 13) in Ferndale, WA
  Open or Invitational Events (July-August):

Photo: Washington team at the Intermatch. Photo by Victoria Doknjas.
Scholastic Events (May-June):
  Open or Invitational Events (May-June):

Photo: Girls U9 awards at WSCC in Romania. Photo by Velea family.
Scholastic Events (March-April):
  Open or Invitational Events (March-April):
  Scholastic Events (January-February):

Matt Zavortink and the Oregon chess championship trophy. Photo credit: Grisha Alpernas.

Nick Raptis with the championship trophy, photo courtesy of WCF President Josh Sinanan. Nick previously won the state championship when he lived in Portland, Oregon, but is now the Washington state champion for the first time!
Open or Invitational Events (January-February):
Other NewsSee 2017 news page