Silver Knights Chess Club Quads in Portland on May 26
Format: Players will be divided in 4 player sections (quads) by NWSRS rating;
Rating system: NWSRS and US Chess if all the players in the same quad have up to date US Chess membership will be dual rated by default (just those quads).
Schedule: Check-In: 14:20-14:25; play will start at 14:30. Each quad will operate on its own schedule; games will be started as soon as possible. Quads involving younger players are expected to finish well in advance of those involving older, more experienced players. Awards for each section will be made as soon as that section is completed.
Notation: Players are encouraged to notate; players rated over 1000 are required to notate.
Time Control: G25/5 for time delay clocks. Please bring your clock, if you have one.
Prizes: First place trophy (or chess book), second place medal, third place medal, 4th place – small chess accessories for each section.
Tiebreakers: Ties will be broken in this order: direct encounter, lower starting rating, highest number of games played with black pieces, younger age, coin flip..
Entry fee: $20.00 per player. Two or more siblings $17 per player. .
Eligibility: Open to everyone – scholastic players strongly encouraged!
Contact: Andrei Botez
Phone: (503) 995-2888