Oregonians Recycle

January 25, 2015
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Oregonians Recycle

We brought items we didn’t want and traded them for items we may or may not want.  In the process, we played four games and donated $140 to Word Cup V.  Alice Van Leunen was the big winner, entitling her to pick first from the donations.  She chose a t-shirt commemorating a past Oregon...
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Reno, WGPO, and Rick – A Winning Combination

January 24, 2015
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Reno, WGPO, and Rick – A Winning Combination

Congratulations to Kevin Fraley of San Jose, who won both the Early Bird and the Division A Main Event this weekend. The lead changed hands repeatedly during the tournament, most of the field had a chance going into the final day, and even at the end, 75% of the field was within 2.5 games...
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Red Eye 2015 – Even the Sad Sacks enjoyed it

January 22, 2015
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Red Eye 2015 – Even the Sad Sacks enjoyed it

Despite the grimaces, Angela, Peggy, Julia, and Ruth really did enjoy the tournament.  What’s not to like about 31 games in two days, played against friendly opponents?  The Minnesota weather even smiled on us. Mary Krizan made the appropriately striped tile bags – White Green Purple Orange.       Photo by Janice Kaye...
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Dr. Gregg Wood October 22, 1918 – January 8, 2015

January 10, 2015
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Dr. Gregg Wood     October 22, 1918 – January 8, 2015

Gregg’s club and tournament career stretched from 1987 thru 2009.  During that time, he played 3835 club games and participated in about 200 tournaments.  His peak rating, according to Cross-tables, was 1439.  We in Oregon treasure the many times we faced him across the board and fondly recall the happy times when he came...
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Happy New Year!

December 30, 2014
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We anticipate more fun and games in 2015.  For opportunities to meet and play against opponents from around the country, see listings under “Upcoming Tournaments”.  Currently, there are games scheduled for 2015 in Nevada, Minnesota, Arizona, Florida, Oregon, and China.  More will be scheduled as the year progresses, so keep looking, and join the...
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