PNWCC FIDE Open - Summer of Seattle (SOS)
July 28th - Aug 2nd, 2020
Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park Mountain Rainier National park North Cascades National Park
Without rain and mosquitoes, Summer of Seattle has the best weather in the world and will be your ultimate chess vacation destination! The sections of this PNWCC FIDE Open tournament are named after the three National Parks in Washington State - Olympic features a 9-round Swiss for FIDE 2300+ players with 6+ foreign GM's over a period of 6 days to fulfill GM norm regulation 1.13a. Rainier is a 9-round RR for USCF 2000+ and North Cascades for USCF 1800+. PNWCC's first Soccer-Chess tournament and Blitz Championship will add more fun to your trip to the Pacific Northwest!
Hotel and Playing Venue
All sections will be played in PNWCC - 12020 113th Ave NE #C-200, Kirkland, WA 98034
Option 1 - Marriott Hotel
11215 NE 124th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034 (4-min walk to PNWCC, more expensive)
$209/night for two queen-beds or $199/night for one king bed with free parking and breakfast.
Call (425) 814-1792 to reserve. Mention “PNW Chess Center”
Option 2 - Comfort Inn
12204 NE 124th Street, Kirkland, WA, 98034, US (5-min drive. Walk-able but we don't recommend)
$129/Two Queen Beds room with free WIFI, breakfast and parking
Call (425) 602-3200 to reserve. Mention “PNW Chess Center”