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Welcome to the 2012 Washington Elementary Chess Championship!

Buy a souvenir chess set at the information desk.
Board alone $10, with a chess set $20, with a set and carry bag $25.
WSECC Standings
Final Grade K standings
Final Grade 1 standings
Final Grade 2 standings
Final Grade 3 standings
Final Grade 4 standings
Final Grade 5 standings
Final Grade 6 standings

Team Standings
Final 1-3 Team Standings
Final 4-6 Team Standings

I Love Chess Too Standings
Final K-2 Standings
Final 3-6 Standings
Final 7-A Standings

Final Tournament Program
Final Schedule

We hope the 850 players enjoyed their day playing chess.

Lost and Found still has a few articles of clothing and a chess set. Send description of your lost item to weccboard@chesschampions.org

So far we successfully found 1 item.

We are creating a Lessons learned document to pass on to future tournaments. We like to hear good things too, so if you would like to tell us what went well and what could be done better please e-mail weccboard@chesschampions.org

Great Pictures from Tri-City Herald

Tri-City Herald Chess

Winning Bid for 2014 2014 WSECC Bid Chess Mates Foundation

2012 WSECC Tournament FAQ and 2012 WSECC Tournament program

Thank you to the parking attendants that helped us get the cars parked in an orderly maner.

We wish to thank the many volunteers who helped us put on this tournament on 04/21/2012.

A special thanks to our many volunteer score keepers, runners, gofors, door guards, general helpers, and trophy handlers from Hanford High School's clubs.

Another great big thanks to our judges, parent score keepers, setup people, and others who made this day succesfull.

To our colleagues we appreciate your support and your offers of help, and for stepping in and doing great work in Kindergarten and coach's meeting.

Thank you to Loren Schmidt for being our Tournament Director and Master of ceremonies.

And from the organizer:

Thank you to Chanda for running the TRAC so smoothly, and bailing me out multiple times, even acting as nurse and caregiver on one occasion.

Thank you to the TRAC staff, for all your help and for staying late and not complaining.

to those pairing guys that made it possible through the challenges of the night before, the morning of and throughout the day, I owe you my sanity.

And to those who stuck it out to the end packing up and helping me exit, I would still be there if not for your assistance.

And to my board members and honorary board member (voice of reason) thank you for making this event happen, because without you it would not have occured.

And to the parents I appologize for the delay, and I thank you for your patience and understanding.

And to the all the players, I do appreciate you, and hope you had an enjoyable and analytical thought provoking day.

Am I qualified?

Bughouse TournamentThe night before: See Details
I Love Chess Too TournamentSame time as WSECC: See Details

Team Tables:

We hope you enjoyed the use of these tables during the tournament.

Table Layout   Table Reservation List

Vendor Table Layout Tournament Table Layout TRAC map

Holiday Inn Express More Hotels with rooms

We filled this hotel, and when rooms became available we filled it again.

Sleep Inn The Sleep Inn is about two miles west of the tournament site. 9930 Bedford St, Pasco, WA, 99301
Shilo Inn The Shilo Inn in Richland is about five miles west of the tournament site. as of 04/04/18 there are still available rooms:
15 double queens for ($81+tax=$93.59)
14 Kings with roll away bed (same $)
and 4 suits for ($91+tax=$102.98)
Prices include breakfast ready at 6am.
If you request the night before you can get breakfast to go and pick it up on the way to the tournament.
Please consider staying a second night ($10 less for second night). The swimming Pool is 86 degrees F, with a wading pool and a lazy river. When you call 509-946-4661 please indicate you are with the State Chess group. The on-line system does not provide the discount so please call 509-946-4661.
Richland Marriott (more rooms added. As of 3/08/18 all King bed plus full size pull out sofa bed) The Marriott at Columbia Point in Richland is about five miles west of the tournament site.
Red Lion Hotel The Red Lion Hotel in Pasco is about five miles east of the tournament site.
(more rooms added as of 3/08/18 10 available)
Use the link provided or
1. Call 1-800 REDLION (733-5466)
2. Ask to make a reservation at the Pasco Red Lion
3. Let them know you are with a group on April 20th, 2018
4. Give them the group block code WAEC0420
5. Complete individual reservation with agent.
RV Parking

An option but usually full.

Registration is now open for the state tournament. You will first enter your new family registration, then sign up for the tournament. Or, you can register by mail by printing this form.
Volunteers needed. Please sign-up here.

TRAC Floorplan
TRAC, 6600 Burden Blvd, Pasco, WA 99301

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