The 1999 Southern California State Invitational Championship was played over the weekends of July 10-11 and 17-18. The tournament was held at Oscar Maldonado's California Chess Club located at 11610 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064. This was a 7 round, FIDE rated event, and was directed for the SCCF by NTD John Hillery. The 2 co-champions will be seeded into next years championship. The games are available in PGN text format.


Charles VanBuskirk    X        1  1  1     5-2  [trophy winner on tie-breaks]
Jack Peters             X        1  1  1   5-2
Levon Altounian           X      1    1   4-2
Armen Ambartsoumian         X  0  1  1  1   4-2
Cyrus Lakdawala       0      1  X  0  1  1   4-3
Harutyun Akopyan      0  0  0  0  1  X  0  1   2-5
Karl Yee              0  0    0  0  1  X  0   1-5
Daniel Lee              0  0  0  0  0  1  X   1-5
Lakdawala, Peters and Altounian were seeded into the 1999 championship by virtue of tying for 1st place in the 1998 Championship.

Southern California Chess Federation