September 28, 2019

On September 14, 2019, 10 ardent chess players gathered at the South Fork, Salmon River Suites, of Idaho State University’s Student Union Building to do battle, chess style, for the chance to become the Eastern Idaho Open Champion.  Past winners Hans Morrow from Farmington, Utah, and Gary Owen from Preston, Idaho (formerly of Wyoming) were among the group of 10 intrepid chess players who came to compete.

Five of the players came from Eastern Idaho, three from Western Idaho, one, the winner, from Jacks...