Oregon Chess Federation together with Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation would like to invite all the girls to the 2018 Oregon State Girls Championship on Sunday, April 8 at the Portland Chess Club.
This event will determine Oregon’s nominees the most prestigious national girls scholastic events:
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 open to all junior girls in Oregon State, Reserve section open Oregon residents and out of state players.
Players must be under 19 as of Jun 14, 2018.
Rating s and membership requirment
Championship section: USCF and OCF membership required. Dual rated, both USCF and NWSRS.
Reserve section: NWSRS rated (no membership required).
Clocks and notation required – clocks and score sheets will be provided.
Championship: 9:00am, 11:15pm, 1:30pm, and 3:45pm.
Reserve: 8:45am, 10:30am, 12:45pm, 2:15pm
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 March 15th, $30 after or paying at the door.
Online registration at 2018 Oregon State Girls Chess Championship.
Must pre-register. Registration deadline is April 6th at 5:00 PM (no registrations accepted after the deadline).
Questions? Email Andrei at Silver.Knights.Chess.Club@gmail.com