WA Class Championships 2018

WA Class Championships 2018

WCM mkkuhner
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Apr 9, 2019

The Washington Class Championship is traditionally a big tournament, the second-biggest of the year, and is held in Lynnwood, a suburb about 20 miles north of Seattle.  Normally I've commuted, but this year my husband suggested I get a hotel ...

Western States Open 2018

Western States Open 2018

WCM mkkuhner
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Jan 10, 2019

I knew that I was facing a crisis at work in December through March--a new class to teach, a grant submission deadline, and a realistic chance of needing a new job--but I snatched some time in October to go to the Western States Open in Reno, Neva...

Sentenced to Chess:  Seattle Classic 2018

Sentenced to Chess: Seattle Classic 2018

WCM mkkuhner
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Nov 6, 2018

A nine round tournament.  Why do we do this to ourselves?  Playing for five days straight is exhausting, keeping in playing form becomes a real struggle -- I don't know why I love this format, but I do. This iteration was graced by the...

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