OSCF is continuing to offer free online tournaments in April on Lichess! Each day features either Blitz, Rapid, and other variants. Kids and adults both welcome. Open to all regardless of age or residency.
Start times for our Monday and Wednesday arenas are 3:00pm-4:00pm. Friday Night Rapid Arena is twice as long, from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Feedback, suggestions, and special requests are welcome and appreciated!
Monday April 20, 3:00PM-4:00PM
OSCF Blitz Arena (5+0)
Wednesday April 22, 3:00PM-4:00PM
OSCF Crazyhouse Arena (5+0)
Friday April 24, 6:00PM-8:00PM
OSCF Rapid Arena (10+0)
Saturday April 25, 2:00PM-4:00PM
The Season of Giving Fundraiser (3+2)
Hosted by OSCF player Kushal Pai
Tournament link: Register here for $10 and the tournament link will be emailed to you. All proceeds benefit Blanchet House of Portland.
HOW TO JOIN:
- Create a free Lichess account. You can do this by going to Lichess.org or by downloading the mobile app.
- You can join the tournament by clicking on the links above.
- You will need a password to enter the tournament. The password is “OSCFCHESS.”
- Lichess has a chat feature. To disable chat, go to settings and change your account to Kid Mode.
- KEEP YOUR COMMENTS POSITIVE, EXPLETIVE FREE, AND SHOW GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP, or you’ll be booted from the tournament!
- If you get logged out mid-tournament, it can be hard to get logged back in. The best way to get back in the tournament is to go to OSCF.ORG and click the link for the Arena. Sometimes it is difficult to find link on Lichess’s tournament webpage. The link should open the Lichess App.
- Note: This tournament is not NWSRS rated and is not a OSCF state qualifier, BUT IT WILL BE GREAT FUN FOR YOUR PLAYER(S)!
- Parents, please do not use your kids’ real names online. Practice sensible precautions for minors.