Oregon was represented with great success at this year’s SPNO, which took place in San Mateo, CA, last weekend. For detailed results, click through after the break:
1st Aaron Grabinsky – Co-Champion – Won Blitz Playoff to win invitation to FIDE World Youth Championship in Greece, October 2015, as well as Webster U. Scholarship, also 2nd in the Blitz Championship and 1st at Chess Puzzles
3rd Hailey Riley
Under 14 Boys:
2nd Seth Talyansky
Under 14 Girls
1st Andrea Botez – Wins invitation to FIDE 2015 World Youth Championship and to SPF Girl’s Invitational
Under 12 Boys
1st Joshua Grabinsky Co-Champion also 3rd in the Blitz Championship
Under 12 Girls
1st under 1200 rating – Cassandra Roshu
Also participating and performing above their ratings:
Josiah Perkins (U18/16 Boys) – part of Coquille chess team champion in that section,
David Roshu (U12 Boys) at his first participation in a National tournament.
(All photos by Paul Truong (thank you!)).