Puddletown – Jan 22nd, First tournament of 2023!

Puddletown (a registered 501c3 non-profit) is very excited to announce their first tournament (Quad style) of 2023. After a great 2022 with many quad tournaments and a brand new training program that just kicked off in 2023, they are ramping up for another year of serving the chess community!

  • Event Details:
    • Date: January 22nd, 2023 (Sunday)
    • Time: 2pm-6pm
    • Place: Godfather’s Pizza (11140 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR 97225)
  • Other Details:
    • USCF-Rated Chess Tournament, 2023 OSCF State Champion qualifier.
    • Format: Quads, play players with similar ratings/strength
    • Rounds: 3
    • Time Control: G25+5 (each player has 25 minutes with 5-second increment for each move)
    • Prize: 1st place for each quad gets a trophy or Puddletown T-shirt
    • Free game analysis with WIM Zoey and top Oregon scholastic players Ishaan & Austin
    • Free pizza for players
    • Qualifier for the 2023 OSCF State Championship
  • Entry Fee & Registration:
    • Entry fee: $25,  Paypal: puddletownchess@gmail.com . Please put the player’s FULL name and USCF ID (if any) in the Paypal note. For students on Free/Reduced Lunch we provide free entry.
    • Preregistration only, no on-site registration
    • US Chess membership is required, which can be purchased on the US Chess website (www.uschess.org) or during registration: US Chess membership rates/information/benefits

To register, simply go to https://puddletownchess.org/event/saturday-quads-january-2023/ by Saturday, January 21st.

PS: Puddletown’s training program started recently. You have 3 options to consider:

  1. Reach out to them about joining a trial class – puddletownchess@gmail.com
  2. Join the current program at a pro-rated cost
  3. Consider joining the next term, starting approx. April 2023

Details about Puddletown training can be found here: https://puddletownchess.org/training/