Upcoming Events

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Casual Chess

The club is looking for additional people to host the casual chess, contact the club if you are interested.

Game in 60: January 27

Starting in August the time control changed from G/60 with a five second delay to G/60 with a five second increment. Click here to see the clock rules for this tournament and how to set the popular digital clocks for this time control (including some important notes on some of the clocks). Also starting in August, the prize distribution when there are two sections changed so more players have a more realistic chance of winning a prize.

Portland Chess Club Annual Membership Meeting: January 27


February Tuesday Quads start February 6

Starting in February the on-site registration time is going back to 7:15-7:30pm and the round times are going back to 7:30pm to accommodate those who can’t get to the club earlier

Oregon State Championship & Invitational: February 10-11; 17-19

information coming soon

Game in 60: February 24


Sunday Quads: February 25

Starting in February the time control is changing from G/45;inc15 to G/50;inc15 so each player will get around sixty minutes total for most games. This makes the overall amount of time a player gets for a game very similar to the overall amount of time a player gets for a game at the Game in 60, which has proven very popular. Also note that this month’s edition is a week later than usual.

March Tuesday Quads start March 6

Starting in February the on-site registration time is going back to 7:15-7:30pm and the round times are going back to 7:30pm to accommodate those who can’t get to the club earlier

Sunday Quads: March 18

Starting in February the time control is changing from G/45;inc15 to G/50;inc15 so each player will get around sixty minutes total for most games. This makes the overall amount of time a player gets for a game very similar to the overall amount of time a player gets for a game at the Game in 60, which has proven very popular. Also note that this month’s edition is a week later than usual.

Portland Spring Open: March 24-25

The format has changed to a 4-round Swiss at G/90;inc30 with rounds at 10am and 2:45pm each day and one half-point bye allowed. This will make the tournament not as grueling, gives players more time for most games, and generally give players more time off in-between the rounds. Click here to see the clock rules for this tournament and how to set the popular digital clocks for this time control (including some important notes on some of the clocks).

Game in 60: March 31