Oregon Chess Federation together with Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation would like to invite all the girls to the 2018 Oregon State Girls Championship on April 21 at the Portland Chess Club.
This event will determine Oregon’s nominees the most prestigious national girls scholastic events:
The SPFGI (Susan Polgar Foundation Girls Invitational) and the NGTOC (National Girls Tournament of Champions).
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.
Ratings and membership requirment
Championship section: USCF 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 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).
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