Oregon Chess Federation together with Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation would like to invite all the girls to the 2018 Oregon State Girls Championship on April 21 at the Portland Chess Club.
This event will determine Oregon’s nominees the most prestigious national girls scholastic events:
The SPFGI (Susan Polgar Foundation Girls Invitational) and the NGTOC (National Girls Tournament of Champions).
A 4 round G/55 + 5 seconds increment Swiss for Championship section.
A 4 rounds G/40 + 5 seconds delay Swiss for Reserve section
Championship section open to all junior girls in Oregon State, Reserve section open Oregon residents and out of state players.
Players must be under 19 as of Jun 14, 2018.
Ratings and membership requirment
Championship section: USCF membership required. Dual rated, both USCF and NWSRS.
Reserve section: NWSRS rated (no membership required).
Clocks and notation required – clocks and score sheets will be provided.
Championship: 9:00am, 11:15pm, 1:30pm, and 3:45pm.
Reserve: 8:45am, 10:30am, 12:45pm, 2:15pm
Equally divided bursary for the first two places who will represent Oregon State in 2018 US Chess National Girls Tournament of Champions and 2018 Susan Polgar Foundation Girls Invitational.
The final amount of those bursaries will result by subtracting the expenses from the total amount of the entrée fees of this tournament.
In case of a tie for 1st and/or 2nd a playoff round with G/15 white, G/12 black with draw odds will determine winner.
Plaques for 1st-5th Places (3rd to 5th place tiebreak will be used)
Champion will have the 1st choice to pick the tournament.
Trophies for 1st-5th Places
Reserve Champion will also receive one year USCF Membership (Young adult, Youth or Scholastic – depending on the age of the player). Same tiebreaker as in the top section.
Entry fee: pre-payment $25 before April 15th, $30 after or paying at the door.
Must pre-register. Registration deadline is April 20th at 5:00 PM (no registrations accepted after the deadline).
Hosted by the New Horizon Chess Club
This event is open to any age and will be NWSRA rated. Chess piece keychains will be given to all participants & trophies will be awarded.
Cost: $10.00 for pre-registered players in K-Adult age groups. A fee of $15.00 will be charged at the door for any late registrations. Fees can be paid the day of the tournament.
Early registration is due by Friday, April 20, 2018 by 5:00pm.
Please send player name, grade, school and contact information for the player or parent (phone number & e-mail address) to:
Ciara Dykstra: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone #541-331-5220
Tournament Host: Trisha Roninger email@example.com
We currently (as of midnight April 11) have 337 players registered for the 13th Annual OSCF State Chess Championship! Who’s Coming? Click here to find the preliminary sections for all registered players. If you’re not on this list, but think you should be, please CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org!
We have posted a list of frequently-asked questions — and answers — that we recommend you consult. Let us know if you still have lingering questions that haven’t been answered.
Finally, for more information about the Blitz and Bughouse tournaments on Friday evening, click on the corresponding links below — and check to see if you’re on the lists of those with prepaid tickets!
Blitz check-in information and blitz prepaid tickets
Bughouse check in information and bughouse prepaid tickets
CHESS FOR SUCCESS presents the Vangie Shaw Memorial Girls Play Chess Tournament–an open tournament for all K-8 aged girls. There will be sections formed if the number of entries are sufficient. Participants play five rounds that are roughly one hour each. The end time depends on how quickly the rounds go. Dress up and receive a chess necklace! T-shirts are available for purchase.
Note: this tournament is NOT rated with NWSRS and therefore is NOT a OSCF State Championship qualifier–but it is a fun chess tournament for K-8 girls!
Sabin K-8 School
4013 NE 18th Ave, Portland
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m., announcements begin at 9:00 a.m., play will begin right after.
An entry fee is applicable for students who are not part of Chess for Success clubs.
Deadline for registration fees:
March 21 – $21
March 31 – $29
April 4 – $42
No registrations will be accepted after April 4.
To register, www.chessforsuccess.org/play/registration
Vangie Shaw was a beloved teacher and Chess for Success coach at Sabin K8 School in NE Portland. She passed away from complications from pancreatic cancer on Aug. 21, 2017, at the age of 57. This tournament is a memorial to Vangie and her legacy of sharing her love for the game with so many students. She gave so much of herself to so many at Sabin K8 school and beyond.
A 2018 OSCF Championship qualifier…come play in the Chess4Kids Club Quads in Portland on March 24!
Contact: Charles Liu
The fourth annual OES Aardvark Chess Tournament will be on Saturday, March 17, at Oregon Episcopal School in SW Portland. This is an OSCF State qualifier tournament. Cash prizes for the top section, cool awards and plus score medals, little prizes for first-time tournament players, raffles, and more. There is only space for about 140 players, so register before it’s too late!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Sorry, NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Children’s Book Bank and OSCF; children’s book donations are welcome.
Contact: Dennis Chang
The March Madness Tournament will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at South Eugene High School.
This tournament is an OSCF State Qualifier.
For more information, contact
The Mills Elementary Chess Club invites you to the Lucky Leprechaun Tournament, an OSCF State qualifier!
Early registration is due by Saturday, March 17, 2018 by 5:00pm.
To register, send player name, grade, school and contact information for the player or parent (phone number & e-mail address) to Tournament Directors:
Ciara Dykstra: email@example.com Phone: 541-891-6486
Devin Landrum: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 541-891-2908
Play some state-qualifying games and have fun at the Corvallis chess Riot! This mini, 3-game, quad-style chess tournament will take place on Sunday, March 18, 2018 and is open to students of all ages and all levels of experience. Registration is only $10, with a refund given to the winner of each quad!
Corvallis High School
(Use SW corner door near football stadium parking lot off 16th Street)
Registration: 11:45 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Games: 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Winner of each quad gets their money back and free entry to next quad.
G25 youth, G25-40 for adults by mutual agreement of the quad. Clocks provided.
Contact Phil Schapker with any questions at email@example.com.
2018 OSCF Championship Qualifier – NWSRS rated
Emerald City Chess Club Presents: 2018 Eugene Open, March 10, 9 AM – 7 PM at
Erb Memorial Union: Crater Lake Rooms, University of Oregon, 1228 University St, Eugene, OR
This tournament is open to anyone, regardless of age, ability, or experience! Register by going to uoregon.orgsync.com/org/eccc/Tournaments and filling out the registration form.
Entry fees: $25 for the Emerald and Turquoise Sections and $20 for the Sapphire and Topaz Sections if registered by March 8.
Entry fees will increase $10 if not registered by that date. Entry fees will be paid at the door. Registration, check-in, and entry fee payment from 8:00 AM-8:50 AM. More information can be found under the Tournaments section of the Emerald City Chess Club website.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.