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!
See Tournament/NWSRS Rating Results here.
See Tournament/USCF Rating Results here.
We look forward to seeing you at next year’s 14th OSCF State Championship on April 12-13,2019!
Hosted by the New Horizon Chess Club
This event is open to any age and will be NWSRA rated. Chess piece keychains will be given to all participants & trophies will be awarded.
Cost: $10.00 for pre-registered players in K-Adult age groups. A fee of $15.00 will be charged at the door for any late registrations. Fees can be paid the day of the tournament.
Early registration is due by Friday, April 20, 2018 by 5:00pm.
Please send player name, grade, school and contact information for the player or parent (phone number & e-mail address) to:
Ciara Dykstra: email@example.com Phone #541-331-5220
Tournament Host: Trisha Roninger firstname.lastname@example.org
“There be dragons in Coquille!” Prizes are fantasy figurines!
Join us for the Magical South Coast Chess Tournament on Saturday, April 28 in Coquille.
Registration 9 to 9:30 a.m. at the Coquille High School Library
Feel free to preregister at email@example.com and then pay at the door.
Prizes: Fantasy Figurines
All ages invited. Adults encouraged to play!
Divisions to be determined by attendence, roughly U600, U1000, Advanced (but will be broken down further if larger numbers).
For Advanced section time control: G/35 D/5Snacks available on site
Bring your lunch!
Card games and other board games available in skittles room
We currently (as of midnight April 11) have 337 players registered for the 13th Annual OSCF State Chess Championship! Who’s Coming? Click here to find the preliminary sections for all registered players. If you’re not on this list, but think you should be, please CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org!
We have posted a list of frequently-asked questions — and answers — that we recommend you consult. Let us know if you still have lingering questions that haven’t been answered.
Finally, for more information about the Blitz and Bughouse tournaments on Friday evening, click on the corresponding links below — and check to see if you’re on the lists of those with prepaid tickets!
Blitz check-in information and blitz prepaid tickets
Bughouse check in information and bughouse prepaid tickets
CHESS FOR SUCCESS presents the Vangie Shaw Memorial Girls Play Chess Tournament–an open tournament for all K-8 aged girls. There will be sections formed if the number of entries are sufficient. Participants play five rounds that are roughly one hour each. The end time depends on how quickly the rounds go. Dress up and receive a chess necklace! T-shirts are available for purchase.
Note: this tournament is NOT rated with NWSRS and therefore is NOT a OSCF State Championship qualifier–but it is a fun chess tournament for K-8 girls!
Sabin K-8 School
4013 NE 18th Ave, Portland
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m., announcements begin at 9:00 a.m., play will begin right after.
An entry fee is applicable for students who are not part of Chess for Success clubs.
Deadline for registration fees:
March 21 – $21
March 31 – $29
April 4 – $42
No registrations will be accepted after April 4.
To register, www.chessforsuccess.org/play/registration
Vangie Shaw was a beloved teacher and Chess for Success coach at Sabin K8 School in NE Portland. She passed away from complications from pancreatic cancer on Aug. 21, 2017, at the age of 57. This tournament is a memorial to Vangie and her legacy of sharing her love for the game with so many students. She gave so much of herself to so many at Sabin K8 school and beyond.
A 2018 OSCF Championship qualifier…come play in the Chess4Kids Club Quads in Portland on March 24!
Contact: Charles Liu
Qualifier for the 2018 OSCF State Championship
Eligibility: All scholastic players, K-12. The tournament is limited to the first 36 players (9 quads) who register.
Entry fee: $20.00
Registration: Register online at the Chess Odyssey website. Registrations are also accepted by phone call or text, or at the door, before 6:30 pm, if space is available. No registrations will be accepted after 6:30 pm.
Contact: Mike Terrill
Phone: (503) 913-9643
More Info: http://chessodyssey.com/Friday-Night-Quads.html
The fourth annual OES Aardvark Chess Tournament will be on Saturday, March 17, at Oregon Episcopal School in SW Portland. This is an OSCF State qualifier tournament. Cash prizes for the top section, cool awards and plus score medals, little prizes for first-time tournament players, raffles, and more. There is only space for about 140 players, so register before it’s too late!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Sorry, NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Children’s Book Bank and OSCF; children’s book donations are welcome.
Contact: Dennis Chang
The March Madness Tournament will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at South Eugene High School.
This tournament is an OSCF State Qualifier.
For more information, contact