Ed Addis is at it again…join him over the summer for a series of free chess tournaments! The next one is the Midway Open.
Emerald City Chess Club Presents the 2017 Winter Open on January 28th from 10 AM – 6 PM at the Erb Memorial Union: Room 023 at the University of Oregon.This tournament is open to anyone, regardless of age, ability or experience! All sections are OSCF State Championship Qualifiers.
Registration: Pre-register by emailing us at email@example.com with your name and section you would like to register for. If you are a K-12 student, please list your grade and school as well.
Entry fees: Preregistered: $25 for the USCF Section and $20 for the Northwest Sections if pre-registered by January 26th. Entry fees will increase $10 if not pre-registered by that date. Entry fees will be paid at the door.
There are many other opportunities to play chess, so be sure to check the NWSRS calendar to find tournaments near you!
Conger Elementary School will be the location for the annual “I Have a Dream” Chess Tournament in honor of Martin Luther King JR. Again this year, this event will be open to any age and will be NWSRS rated. Early registration is by January 13, 2017 by 8:00pm: please send the name, grade, school and contact information of the person’s phone number or e-mail address to Tournament Director Ciara Dykstra at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for more information.
OSCF 2017 State Qualifier!
This event will feature generous awards for place and plus score finishers. The tournament is also a team event with Trophies to the top three Elementary, Middle, and High Schools. The number of players from one school is not limited but only the top four scorers will be counted toward the team total. The tournament will award $4,200 in door prizes!
Food and drink items will be provided by one of Clackamas’s student clubs, and will be open during most of the tournament for your refreshment. Check in from 8:15-8:45 am. First round at 9 am.
…or send an e-mail to Ed Addis at email@example.com. The Subject line should be titled CHS Chess and include the player(s) name, school, grade, and your phone number in the message. You may also call (503) 658-7809 with the information.
Calling all new tournament directors! You have been sitting in these tournaments, watching your kids play for years. You wish you could host one at your school, but you don’t know where to start. You can do it, and the OSCF board wants to help get you started!
Join Kathy Stevens on Friday night (April 29) during the Bughouse tournament to learn the basics of running your own tournament. Then, stop by on Saturday to see those concepts in action as she runs the Friends & Family tournament. You’ll get real-life examples, discover all the resources that the OSCF offers to support tournaments, and have your questions answered by OSCF qualifier Tournament Directors.
This event is free and open to all who would like to attend! While walk-ins are welcome, if you know you’d like to attend, please RSVP to Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 15: Chess Odyssey Friday Night Quads in Beaverton
April 16: Last Chance OSCF Qualifier Tournament in Eugene
April 16: Coquille Scholastic and Adult Tournament in Coquille
April 16: Portland Chess Club Quad 45 in Portland
April 17: Silver Knights Chess Club Quads in Happy Valley
Note: “Tournaments” will usually add 5 qualifying games to your total…and “Quads” will usually add 3 qualifying games. (If you get a bye, or an opponent doesn’t show, ask your TD to play an extra game).
Join the Independence Public Library Chess Club’s First Annual Hops Chess Fiesta Chess Tournament.
This tournament is a qualifier for the OSCF State Championship.
FREE catered Mexican food lunch for all players and families, donated by San Antonio Restaurant.
100% Pre-Registered Event. No on-site registrations accepted. REGISTER ONLINE HERE.
Entry deadline is 11:59 pm PST, Thursday, 3/3/16. No extensions will be given.
(1 hour, 20 minute drive from Portland metro area)