As fall sports come to a close and the winter rains settle in, the number of tournaments starts to ramp up. There are several OSCF State Qualifier tournaments coming in November, as described below. Remember, the best place to look for information about coming events is the NWSRS Calendar, and for more information about each of these events, go to the calendar and click on that event’s entry.
Starting Nov. 5: Portland Area League. This team-based competition for middle and high school players starts Nov. 5, and continues every Wednesday at Lincoln High School in Portland through February 2015. Review the calendar entry and contact Ed Addis for more information.
November 9, 23: Silver Knights Chess Club Quads. Happy Valley (at a bakery – yum!). $17, afternoon quads.
Veterans’ Day, Nov. 11: 2nd Annual Pacific Crest Chess Tournament. Laurelhurst Neighborhood, NE Portland. 5 rounds, full day, $10. Casual event in a convenient Portland location.
November 15: 20th Annual Fall Classic (Eugene). $20-25, full day, 4-5 rounds. The 20th installment of Jerry Ramey’s Fall Classic.
November 15: 2nd Annual KFE Benefit Tournament. Tigard, OR (near Washington Square). Fundraiser for Bethlehem-House of Bread. $25, full day.
November 21: Bethel Friday Quads (Willamette HS, Eugene). Quads; $5, evening event.
November 21: Friday Night Chess Odyssey Quads (Evergreen Presbyterian Church, Beaverton, OR). Quads; $20, evening event.
And … Portland Chess Club Events, including:
Class Championships: November 1-2
G/45 quads: November 15
G/60: November 22