Rebecca Holt

5th Annual Clackamas K-12 Open on October 29

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. DSC_1288The 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.

REGISTER ONLINE NOW

…or send an e-mail to Ed Addis at chessalot@aol.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.

Tournament Director Training Opportunity at State on April 29

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!referee 2

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 oscf@oscf.org.

OSCF Tournaments/Quads in April…last chances to qualify for State!

Don’t miss your chance to join us in Seaside at the OSCF State Championship on April 29-30; REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE!

Here’s a quick list of upcoming tournaments in April if you’re not already qualified (check the list, which has been revised for events played through March 29!):

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).

 

Hops Chess Fiesta on March 5 in Independence

HopsJoin 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.

*Note* Location Change:
Ash Creek Elementary
1360 16th St.
Monmouth, Oregon 97361
(1 hour, 20 minute drive from Portland metro area)
Contact: Nancy Albritton
hopschessfiesta@gmail.com

 

Yuletide Tournament at LaSalle (Milwaukie) on Dec. 12

Beaverton Friday Night Quads on Nov. 20

Friday Night Quads at Evergreen Presbyterian Church (7275 SW Hall Blvd., Beaverton, OR 97008).  The church is located at the corner of Hall Blvd. and Hart Rd. in Beaverton, just up the hill from Washington Square. Starting in December, we expect to alternate Quads between Evergreen and one or two sites north of Highway 26.  Details will be on our website (www.chessodyssey.com) as they become available.

The entry fee is $20.  Friday Night Quads are OSCF rated, and qualifiers for the 2016 OSCF Championships in Seaside.

You can register online for the November Quads here.  You can find additional information about Friday Night Quads, and our other programs at www.chessodyssey.com.

Pete Prochaska, Chess Master
President, Chess Odyssey, Inc.
503.504.5756
papabear@chessodyssey.com
www.chessodyssey.com

3rd Annual Pacific Crest Tournament in Portland on Nov. 14

Come play chess with your friends at the third annual Pacific Crest Chess Tournament! This is an OSCF State Qualifier. Fun competition, hanging with friends, and of course trophies will be awarded! We’ll play 5 games, with a new pairing each round. There can be time where you’re waiting for the next round, so bring things to keep yourself busy. We’ll have board games to play between rounds and snacks for sale. We’ll bring in pizza for sale for lunch.

Registration: To register – email kathy.stevens1@comcast.net with your player’s name, grade and rating (if any). Space is limited, so all registrations need to be received by midnight of Wednesday 11/11. Fee is $20 and payment will be collected at the event.

Date/Time: Saturday, November 14, 2015, from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (est)

Contact: Kathy Stevens
Email: kathy.stevens1@comcast.net
Phone: 503-702-8299
Location Details
Pacific Crest Community School
116 NE 29th Avenue
Portland OR