About OSCF State Championships

OSCF State Championship and OSCF K-12 Team Championship are the premier scholastic chess tournaments in Oregon. 

The 2023 OSCF State Championship will be held April 21-22 in the beautiful resort town of Seaside, Oregon. In peak years, the main event draws nearly 400 participants who are divided by age and rating into different sections. Each section has substantial prizes. The main event for the most advanced high-school and middle-school players starts Friday morning, with everyone else starting Saturday morning. Side events include blitz and bughouse tournaments Friday evening.

How to Qualify for the 2023 OSCF State Championship

  1. Reside in Oregon and are in Grades K-12
  2. Play at least 1 OSCF Qualifying Tournament between April 4, 2022 and April 15, 2023.
  3. Play 15 rated games within a single rating system (USCF regular, USCF regular online, or NWSRS), including 8 games played between April 4, 2022 and April 15, 2023.

See the NWSRS calender for a list of qualifying tournaments.

The 2023 OSCF K-12 Team Championship will be held April 8 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR. This event is open to all K-12 players who reside in Oregon and has no qualifying requirement. Schools can send as many players and teams as they wish. Students who do not have a team can register as individuals and will be placed on a team by the tournament directors.

For more information, visit the following links:

2023 OSCF State Championship Information, Rules, and Eligibility Guidelines

Kathryn Rose Taylor Order of the Knight

OSCF Qualifier Tournaments

Blitz at State

Bughouse at State

Seaside Hotels

Future OSCF State Championship Tournament Dates

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