Chess Tournament at LaVerne County Park, Saturday, July 21 (OSCF Qualifier). All ages, especially adults are invited to play. No Bobby Fishers allowed as lighting, temperature and weather cannot be controlled. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Green Shelter. Fee is $5.00. There will be a potluck lunch where hot dogs will be provided. Play five rounds, no elimination with prizes being outdoor toys. Have fun in the river, play badminton, horseshoes and bring squirt guns for wet fun between rounds. Will be held rain or shine. Feel free to camp at the nearby campground for extra fun. For more information or to register, contact Nancy Keller at drnancykeller[at]yahoo.com.
On July 7-8, the Portland Chess Club is running the 4th Annual Rose City Sectionals tournament. This is a great way for up and coming scholastic players to get some experience with longer time controls and to compete for good cash prizes and trophies by playing in a section with similarly rated players. The tournament is a 2019 OSCF State qualifier and is dual rated in US Chess and NWSRS. Find more information about the event at pdxchess.org.
Come play in a USCF rated Southern tournament in Medford on Saturday May 12.
This is a OSCF State Championship qualifier…
Entry Fee: $25 if received in advance; $35 if registered on site (must register at least 10 minutes prior to round 1)
Prizes: 1st: $50-$100 and 2d $25-$75; under 1800 $25-$50 (prize winnings based on the number of players)
Schedule and Time Control: 3 Rounds/Game in 60 (5 second delay) 9:30am, 12pm, 2:30pm
Please bring your own clock and board.
Tournament Location: Diamond Medical Maintenance, 1020 Knutson, Medford, Oregon
Registration: US Chess Membership Required
Send entrance fees, USCF ID, rating, full name to: Ed Battistella PO Box 1081, Ashland, OR 97520
A new *free* chess club has just started in Hillsboro, meeting at the Brookwood public library. The club is open to players of all ages. There will be a mix of activities from instruction, to free play, to game analysis and we hope to eventually start hosting regular (every month or so) rated quads. For more information, contact Bill Barrese at email@example.com
Thanks to everyone who attended the 13th Annual OSCF State Chess Championship last weekend, and a particular thanks to all the volunteers — parents and coaches of players, as well as last year’s OSCF Board, who helped make the event a great success.
In the end, we had 338 players participate in the main event (38 Primary, 137 Elementary, 102 Middle School, and 61 high School). On Friday evening, we had 128 players in the blitz tournament, and 182 players (91 teams) playing bughouse. We had 26 players in our Friends and Family tournament.
Tournament Results are In!
We look forward to seeing you at next year’s 14th OSCF State Championship on April 12-13, 2019!
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: USCF membership required. Dual rated, both USCF and NWSRS.
Clocks and notation required – clocks and score sheets will be provided.
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).
Questions? Email Andrei at Silver.Knights.Chess.Club@gmail.com
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!