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Vacation in May 2017

Please note, Kirk Winges is on vacation May 3 – 24, 2017. No chess tournaments will be rated during this time, and everyone’s NWSRS chess ratings will remain unchanged. Tournament Directors should continue sending tournament reports as usual. No events … Continue reading

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Individual Championship Jan 27-28

Dear Washington High School Chess Players, The Washington State High School Individual Championship is coming up January 27-28, 2017 at Lakeside School in Seattle. The tournament is open to all WA State high school students. Read more in this flyer … Continue reading

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Annual Rollover Complete

The annual rollover to the new 2016-17 chess season is complete, thanks to Kirk Winges and his band of merry men. Here are some new web pages of interest: Top Ten Students in WA – 2016-17 top ten students in … Continue reading

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Mini-Teams Dec 5th

The 2015 Washington State Mini-Teams Championship will be held on Saturday, December 5th, in Bellingham. Read the Mini-Teams announcement here!

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New Season 2015-16

We finished the annual rollover for the new 2015-16 school year chess season. The grade code for each student has advanced to the next grade level. And you can read about the highest-rated Washington Top Ten 2015-16 Students here. For … Continue reading

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2015 State Team Championship

February 27-28, 2015, Issaquah High School, the stage is set for what’s bound to be one of the greatest State Team Championships this state has ever seen. 32 teams of 5 enter the field, the most we’ve seen in quite … Continue reading

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2015 State Individual Championship

State Individual 2015 took place at Lakeside School in Seattle January 23-24. Over 90 players competed, with approximately 20 in the Championship, 20 in the Premier (U1600), and 50 in the Reserve (U1200). The Reserve section, a field filled with … Continue reading

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Mini-Teams, Dec 2014

Mini Teams 2014 saw 38 teams of 3 or 114 players competing at Interlake High School in Bellevue in an epic 5-round-Swiss tournament Saturday December 6. Students competed from middle and high schools all over Washington state. Redmond, seeking to … Continue reading

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2014 WA State Team Championship

The 2014 State Team Championship occurred on Feb 28 – Mar 1 at Issaquah High School in Washington State. I published a slideshow of more than 180 photos for your enjoyment, download, sharing, yearbooks and newspaper articles. Congratulations to our … Continue reading

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2014 WA State Individual Championship

The 2014 State Individual Championship was held on Jan 31 – Feb 1 at Bothell High School in Washington State. Congratulations to our winners: Three-way tie for State Champion between James Colasurdo, Michael Wang and Samir Sen, all scoring 4.0 … Continue reading

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