Ratings Server Updated Friday 12/15

The NWSRS tournament reports, student ratings and school reports have been moved to a new web server today. The work is complete and you can use everything on the website. There are a few minor wrinkles that I continue to iron out. I haven’t seen anything that would cause real problems. I’ll update this message later after the last few fixes are done. Thanks for your patience!

All fixes were completed by the end of Saturday 12/17. Please let me know if you spot anything strange. In problem reports, include a screen shot, if you can.

Happy Holidays!
Barry Hansen
Chess Webmaster

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Website Maintenance 12/15

This NWSRS Ratings website will be offline on Friday morning, December 15, 2017 for web server maintenance. Thanks in advance for your patience!
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.

Happy Holidays!
Barry Hansen
Chess Webmaster

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Mini-Teams Championship, Dec 2, 2017

Click here to read the 2017 Mini-Teams Championship on Dec 2 at Interlake High School.

This is a fun event in teams of 3, so grab some buddies and register!

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2018 HS State Individual

Hi Everyone,

The 2018 HS State Individual Tournament announcement is up and ready to go:

Flyer: nwchess.com/calendar/2018 HS State Individual.pdf (PDF

Registration: nwchess.com/OnlineRegistration/roster.php?tournamentid=257

Register early before the price goes up after Jan 19th, 2018.

Thanks, Josh Sinanan
WCF President

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Upcoming Tournaments by WHSCA

Hello high school chess club advisors and coaches,

Here are the three big State dates for 2017-2018:

State Mini-Teams Championship returns to the greater Seattle area on December 2, 2017, at Interlake High School. Team events are fun events, so bring the entire squad. Inform the middle school players in your district that they are also welcome to attend.

2018 Washington State High School Individual Championship (directed by the WCF) will not be held at Lakeside this year. Rather, Inglemoor High School will host the tourney on January 26-27. Three sections – HS players of all abilities welcome.

2018 State HS Team Championship will take place on March 2-3, 2018. We await site confirmation from Issaquah HS.

Look for updates and registration information at the WHSCA website as it becomes available.

Best regards,
Randy Kaech, for WHSCA

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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 will be lost; everything will be rated upon Kirk’s return from vacation.

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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 .

Hope to see you there!
Best Regards,
Josh Sinanan
President, Washington Chess Federation

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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:

Good luck and have fun in the new Pacific Northwest chess season!
Barry Hansen

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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 last year’s tournaments (2014-15 and earlier) see the Oregon archives here and Washington archives here.

We hope everyone has a terrific year in chess!

Kirk Winges
Barry Hansen

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