Summer Camps by Rose City Chess

Rose City Chess presents a series of week-long training camps led by Oregon’s top players and coaches, including 3X Oregon Champion and USCF National Master Matt Zavortink, National Master Wilson Gibbins, and Rose City Chess Founder Chad Lykins, with support from Oregon Chess Project Summer Fellows. Each camp will be led by at least one…

Chess4kids Free Online Classes May 24- July 26

Chess4kids will be hosting free online classes from May through July. The teachers will teach students chess strategy and tactics for the first part of class. After that, kids will play with each other online. There will be lots of teachers for people of different skill levels. All teachers are very experienced and are 1500+.…

2022 OSCF Team Championship Results

The Third Annual 2022 OSCF Team Championship brought together 130+ players from 27 different teams in seven different sections. This was the first USCF rated team championship in state history and a major milestone in Oregon’s chess community. With the recent growth of USCF rated scholastic events in Oregon, we have seen more students getting…

Swisslandia by Rose City Chess May 28

Rose City Chess and Portland Chess Club invite you to a very special edition of Swisslandia on May 28, 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. Each person plays four…

OSCF K12 Team Championship Participant Instructions

We are excited to welcome you to the 2022 OSCF K12 Team Championship on Saturday May 21 at the Oregon Convention Center! Time: Check-In is mandatory and opens at 7:45am. Players and teams who are not checked in and at their boards by 8:15am may forfeit Round 1. Location: Meeting Rooms E, Oregon Convention Center,…

Open Door Christian Academy Chess Open May 14

Registration is now open for the 2022 ODCA Chess Open FREE DAIRY QUEEN ICE CREAM FOR EVERY PLAYER! Date: Saturday, May 14 Place: Open Door Christian Academy (27710 SE Strebin Rd. Troutdale, Or.) Who: All students grades K-12 Cost: $20 Registration Deadline: May 8 Time: 9:00-3:00 Check-in: 8:15-8:45 (Players arriving after 8:45 will receive a first round bye Five Round USCF Rated…

OSCF K12 Team Championship May 21, 2022

Oregon’s Only USCF Rated K-12 Match Event Open to all Oregon K12 Students: No Qualifying Necessary Registration and Full Details Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022  Location: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232 Cost: $150.00 per team Registration Deadline: May 18, 2022 at 11:59pm or when sold out. Capacity:…

Oregon Chess Project Summer Fellowships for High School and College Students

Rose City Chess has endowed a series of Summer Fellowships to reward high-school and college students who make a positive contribution to Oregon chess through their effort as chess coaches and tournament directors. Award Amount: $1000 per one-week fellowship Eligibility: High-school and college students with an established rating of USCF 1200+ (or equivalent). Summer Fellows…

Rose City Chess Tournament May 9

Rose City Chess presents a summer series of monthly, beginner-friendly chess tournaments sponsored by Nordic Northwest. Open to players of all ages. Participants are placed in groups of four according to playing strength. Each person plays three rounds of chess, regardless of whether they win, lose, or draw their games. Winner of each group gets $20…

Register Now for OSCF State Championship

Want to see who’s coming to the OSCF State Championship? Here is the complete list of registered players. Note that there may be changes as we invite some players to move up in order to avoid having an odd number of players in a section. Here is the list of the 256 players that have qualified, along with those…