Chessable Seeks Applicants for Research Awards

Chessable has a series of small grants available for university-based researchers. OSCF is eager to support grant applications aligned with the goals of the Oregon Chess Project, specifically in the areas of (1) teaching and learning and (2) equity and inclusion. Interested parties should contact OSCF President Chad Lykins (chad@rosecitychess.com). From the press release: The…

Swisslandia Chess Tournament August 27

Rose City Chess invites you to the special Summer Edition of Swisslandia on August 27, 2022. Swisslandia is a beginner-friendly series of chess tournaments for players of all ages, with special emphasis on making sure scholastic players have fun. Players are divided into sections based on strength. Winners receive generous prizes and award letters. Chalk…

A new organization elevating chess in Oregon

Three familiar scholastic players in Oregon, Zoey Tang, Austin Tang, and Ishaan Kodarapu have come together this summer to form a brand new not-for-profit organization called Puddletown Chess. These three players have been active in the Oregon chess community for a very long time and launching this not-for-profit is their way of giving back! Their…

Oregon Open September 3-5

Don’t miss the biggest Open tournament of the year in Oregon, co-sponsored by the Oregon Chess Federation and Portland Chess Club. See all the information about the tournament by clicking here. Note that you must register by September 1. No on-site registration on the day of the tournament. You can book a room at the hotel here.

Rose City Chess Summer Tournament Schedule

Rose City Chess has released its schedule of USCF rated summer tournaments, with several options to play both in-person and online. Events are open to all ages and abilities, with prizes both for beginner and advanced players. There will be online quads every other Friday along with in-person events twice a month. Be sure to…

Chess4Girls All-Girls Monthly Swiss Tournament June 12 (online and FREE)

REGISTER NOW! Location: Online via Zoom and Lichess.org. Dates Sunday, June 12th Sunday, July 24th Sunday, August 21th The free, monthly, USCF/NWSRS rated Chess4Girls (online) Swiss tournaments are to help encourage and bring together more female players in Chess. I hope that these frequent events will create the much-needed space and recognition for fellow girls who love…

Corvallis Chess Quad June 5

When: Sunday, June 5th. 12:45 – 3:30pm. Check-in from 12 – 12:40.  Where: Corvallis High School Library. (Enter through the SW corner door of HS off of 16th street by football stadium.)  What: 3 games against players of similar skill. All ages, all levels of experience welcome. NWSRS rated. Game in 25 minutes with 5 second delay.  Details: Entry fee…