All ages are welcome to play in the Bethel Chess Quads in Eugene at the Willamette High School Media Center on March 18. This is a 2018 OSCF State Championship qualifier.
Contact: Mike Myers
“There be dragons in Coquille!” Prizes are fantasy figurines!
Join us for the Magical South Coast Chess Tournament on Saturday, May 26 in Coquille.
May 26: Gresham Open in Gresham (FREE)
June 30: Happy Valley Open in Happy Valley (FREE)
July 22: North Portland Open in Portland (FREE)
Clink on the links above for more details and to register.
Contact: Ed Addis
Phone: (503) 658-7809
Format: Players will be divided in 4 player sections (quads) by NWSRS/USCF rating. Any section where ALL players have current USCF membership will be dual rated (USCF and NWSRS)
Schedule: Check-In: 14:20-14:25; play will start at 14:30. Each quad will operate on its own schedule; games will be started as soon as possible. Quads involving younger players are expected to finish well in advance of those involving older, more experienced players. Awards for each section will be made as soon as that section is completed.
Notation: Players are encouraged to notate.
Time Control: G25/5 for time delay clocks; G/30 for analog and non-delay digital clocks. Please bring your clock, if you have one.
Tiebreakers: Ties will be broken in this order: direct encounter, lower starting rating, highest number of games played with black pieces, younger age, coin flip.
Entry fee: $20.00 per player/Two or more siblings $17 per player.
Eligibility: All scholastic players, K-12. The tournament is limited to the first 12 players (3 quads) who preregister.
Registration: Pre-registration ONLY. See details at Silver Knights Chess Club website: http://silverknightschessclub.blogspot.com/
Chess Tournament at LaVerne County Park, Saturday, June 9th (OSCF Qualifier). All ages, especially adults are invited to play. No Bobby Fishers allowed as lighting, temperature and weather cannot be controlled. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Green Shelter. Fee is $5.00. There will be a potluck lunch where hot dogs will be provided. Play five rounds, no elimination with prizes being outdoor toys. Have fun in the river, play badminton, horseshoes and bring squirt guns for wet fun between rounds. Will be held rain or shine. Feel free to camp at the nearby campground for extra fun. For more information or to register, contact Nancy Keller at drnancykeller[at]yahoo.com.
Come play in a USCF rated Southern tournament in Medford on Saturday May 12.
This is a OSCF State Championship qualifier…
Entry Fee: $25 if received in advance; $35 if registered on site (must register at least 10 minutes prior to round 1)
Prizes: 1st: $50-$100 and 2d $25-$75; under 1800 $25-$50 (prize winnings based on the number of players)
Schedule and Time Control: 3 Rounds/Game in 60 (5 second delay) 9:30am, 12pm, 2:30pm
Please bring your own clock and board.
Tournament Location: Diamond Medical Maintenance, 1020 Knutson, Medford, Oregon
Registration: US Chess Membership Required
Send entrance fees, USCF ID, rating, full name to: Ed Battistella PO Box 1081, Ashland, OR 97520
A new *free* chess club has just started in Hillsboro, meeting at the Brookwood public library. The club is open to players of all ages. There will be a mix of activities from instruction, to free play, to game analysis and we hope to eventually start hosting regular (every month or so) rated quads. For more information, contact Bill Barrese at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to everyone who attended the 13th Annual OSCF State Chess Championship last weekend, and a particular thanks to all the volunteers — parents and coaches of players, as well as last year’s OSCF Board, who helped make the event a great success.
In the end, we had 338 players participate in the main event (38 Primary, 137 Elementary, 102 Middle School, and 61 high School). On Friday evening, we had 128 players in the blitz tournament, and 182 players (91 teams) playing bughouse. We had 26 players in our Friends and Family tournament.
Tournament Results are In!
We look forward to seeing you at next year’s 14th OSCF State Championship on April 12-13, 2019!
A 4 round G/55 + 5 seconds increment Swiss for Championship section.
A 4 rounds G/40 + 5 seconds delay Swiss for Reserve section
Championship section: USCF membership required. Dual rated, both USCF and NWSRS.
Clocks and notation required – clocks and score sheets will be provided.
Equally divided bursary for the first two places who will represent Oregon State in 2018 US Chess National Girls Tournament of Champions and 2018 Susan Polgar Foundation Girls Invitational.
The final amount of those bursaries will result by subtracting the expenses from the total amount of the entrée fees of this tournament.
In case of a tie for 1st and/or 2nd a playoff round with G/15 white, G/12 black with draw odds will determine winner.
Plaques for 1st-5th Places (3rd to 5th place tiebreak will be used)
Champion will have the 1st choice to pick the tournament.
Trophies for 1st-5th Places
Reserve Champion will also receive one year USCF Membership (Young adult, Youth or Scholastic – depending on the age of the player). Same tiebreaker as in the top section.
Entry fee: pre-payment $25 before April 15th, $30 after or paying at the door.
Must pre-register. Registration deadline is April 20th at 5:00 PM (no registrations accepted after the deadline).
Questions? Email Andrei at Silver.Knights.Chess.Club@gmail.com