Format: 3-round quads open to all K-12 players. Some or all of the sections may run as a 3-round Swiss with more than four players depending on circumstances. The most current NWSRS ratings are generally used.
Time Control: G/25;d5 (twenty five minutes per player with a five second delay each move). Clocks without delay capability use G/25;d0. Bring a digital clock. Some digital clocks are provided at this tournament but please do not always rely on the club to provide a digital clock (boards, pieces, notation sheets, and pens/pencils are provided).
Schedule: On-site registration runs from 6:30-6:45pm. The first round starts at 7pm and each section will run on an ASAP schedule.
Entry Fee: $20, $15 for PCC members. Pay during registration with cash or check payable to Portland Chess Club.
Rated: NWSRS rated
Prizes: Trophy to the winner(s) of each quad. If there is a six or seven player Swiss, the runner-up receives a medal.
Qualifiers: This tournament is a qualifier for the OSCF State Championship (unless the tournament falls on or ten days prior to the final day of the state championship)
Location: Portland Chess Center, 2025 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232
Notes: This tournament uses the rules from the 7th edition of the US Chess rulebook. Clocks are required and notating is recommended. 3) US Chess and State memberships are not required.