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USCF Ratings and Adjustments

A note about USCF ratings and adjustments: We will continue Ollie’s practice of updating NWSRS ratings to match USCF ratings if: Your USCF ID is included in the NWSRS database. To find out if it’s included, go to this page, … Continue reading

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HS State Individual Championship Jan 25-26

Happy Holidays! For friends and relatives of high school chess players, this is a good time to think of ways you can help support your favorite chess player. Maybe there are some good books, some software for chess, an upgraded … Continue reading

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Mini-Teams Championship Saturday Nov 17

The Mini-Teams tournament is coming this weekend to Interlake High School. Please put a team together, or encourage individuals to register and we’ll put them on a team! Great experience for newcomers before they head into the new league season. … Continue reading

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2012 WA State Team Championship

The 2012 State Team Championships were held on February 24-25. It was a rainy weekend at Issaquah High School, but their freshly remodeled school provided a wonderful and comfortable facility for the event. We have a huge photo album and … Continue reading

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2012 WA State Individual Championship

The 2012 State Individual Championships were held on January 27-28 at Ferndale High School up in the far northwest corner of Washington State. Congratulations to our winners: State champion Michael Omori from Lakeside School, scoring of 4.5 out of 5.0. … Continue reading

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Mini-Teams Results

The 2011 Mini-Teams Tournament was held on Nov 19th on a crisp Fall day at Interlake High School in Bellevue. Congratulations to the winning team of Michael Wang, Abinav Viswanathan and Andrew Porisch! You can view and download photos here … Continue reading

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Streamlined Navigation

Good news, web traffic shows that practically everyone has updated their bookmarks to go directly to ratings and reports! So I’ve expired the last few placeholder pages on I replaced them with automatic redirection to the corresponding new page … Continue reading

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Time to Update Your Bookmarks

Happy New Year! If you haven’t already, it’s time to update your bookmarks. I’ve been watching you (almost as closely as Santa Claus!) and noticed many of you are still finding your ratings by clicking through from This isn’t … Continue reading

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