Rebecca Holt

Lincoln Chess Tournament 2015

Don’t miss out on a fun filled day of playing chess at the Lincoln Chess Tournament on Saturday January 10th, 2015 at Lincoln High School.  This is a K-12 chess tournament and is an OSCF qualifier tournament. Registration closes at midnight on Friday, January 2nd. No late registration will be available so don’t miss the registration deadline.

Cash prizes will be awarded in the Elite section. In the Advanced, Intermediate and Novice sections, there will be individual awards for the top 3 players and Plus scorers as well as first and second place for teams. Team award will be given in each sections to top teams. Bring your chess boards and join us for a fun filled day. Click the “Online Registration” link to the left of the website to register for this tournament.

Or click here to REGISTER.

To get more detailed information about this tournament, go to website, then click “Upcoming Events” link on the left of the page, then go to NWSRS Event Calendar link, and go to January 10th 2015 calendar, click “Lincoln Chess Tournament 2015” link.

Or you can click here for more information about the tournament.



September 20-21, Coquille Chess Tournaments, OSCF State Qualifiers

  • Saturday, September 20th: Chess players of all ages, beginner to advanced, are invited to play in the Coquille Chess Tournament at the Coquille High School Library.  Registration is 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. for this all day event.  Fee is $10 and trophies will be given out for Elementary, Middle School, High School and Adult divisions.  Players rated over 1200 play in the Elite Division and compete for cash prizes.  Tournament is NWSRS rated.
  • Sunday, September 21st: Chess players of all ages, beginner to advanced, are invited to play in the Coquille Chess Tournament at the Coquille High School Library.  Registration is 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. for this all afternoon event. Fee is $10 and compete for cash prizes.  Tournament is NWSRS rated.
Feel free to play in one or both events!  To register, email Nancy Keller at

Craving Chess? Who isn’t?

Get your fix at these tournaments!

North Clackamas July Open–FREE tournament

Saturday, July 19, 10 am to 4 pm
4 Round Swiss. Please bring boards, sets, and clocks.
Registration: 10 – 10:15 am
Time Control: Game in 30, 5 second delay
Entry Fee: FREE
Prizes: Chess book to top three winners
Location: Sunnyside Library
13793 SE Sieben Park Way
Clackamas OR 97015
TD: Ed Addis
Contact: Ed Addis, 503-658-7809, email

Saturday Quad Tournaments in NW Portland 

July 26 and August 9, 1-5 pm.
Three round quads. Please bring clocks.
If an odd number of players make up the last group, it will be a three round swiss.
Registration:12:15-12:45pm, Limited to first 24 players.
Time Control: Game in 25 with 5 sec delay.
Entry Fee: $20
Prizes: Trophy to winner and medals to all.
Location: Christ United Methodist Church,
    12755 NW Dogwood St., Portland, OR 97229
    Use second driveway.
TD: Alex Grom
Contact: Larry Ball, 503-287-3642, email

Greatest Ratings Increases in 2013-14

Congratulations to players who dramatically Increased their Ratings during the 2013-14 chess season!  One player increased his rating by a whopping 725!

Wondering how you can improve your game? Play a lot of chess! The more you play, the more you’ll learn and the more fun you’ll have. Learn More About Ratings and see Your Current Rating.

Then check out Upcoming Events to sign up for OSCF Qualifier games throughout the year!

OSCF Board meeting on April 27

The OSCF Board will hold a meeting on April 27, 2014 from 3pm-6pm to discuss the State Tournament held in Seaside on April 11-12, the All Star Tournament in October, By-Law changes discussed at Seaside and other business related topics.

If members of our community are interested in attending, working with the board throughout the year or interested in learning more about OSCF, you are invited to attend.  Our space is limited and therefore, we kindly request an RSVP.

OSCF Board meeting
Sunday, April 27 from 3pm – 6pm
Fire Station 16
1715 SW Skyline Blvd.
Portland, OR  97221

If you have questions, comments, or would like to attend, please email April Lutz at