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: April 29

this month’s G/60 is not an OSCF state qualifier

May Tuesday Quads Start May 2


Quad 45: May 13

This month’s Quad 45 is a week earlier than usual. Also, the time control has changed from G/45 with a fifteen second delay to G/45 with a fifteen second increment. Click here to see the clock rules specific for this tournament and how to set the popular digital clocks for this time control (including some important notes about the VTEK300 clock). Due to expanding the time control, the round times are now scheduled at 10am, 12:30pm, and 3pm.

Game in 60: May 20

this month’s G/60 is a week earlier than usual

June Tuesday Quads Start June 6


Portland Summer Open: June 10-11

Due to space at the club facility, the tournament is limited to the first fifty players. Reserve a spot here. However, you must still arrive at the tournament on June 10 by 9:30am to keep your spot and be paired for round 1. A list of players who have reserved spots coming soon.

Quad 45: June 17

The time control has changed from G/45 with a fifteen second delay to G/45 with a fifteen second increment. Click here to see the clock rules specific for this tournament and how to set the popular digital clocks for this time control (including some important notes about the VTEK300 clock). Due to expanding the time control, the round times are now scheduled at 10am, 12:30pm, and 3pm.

Game in 60: June 24


3rd Annual Rose City Sectionals: July 8-9

Check out some exciting changes/additions made to this year’s edition, highlighted by use of the G/90;inc30 time control, addition of a 3rd place prize in each section, addition of a perfect score bonus prize, and use of the most current (“live”) US Chess regular ratings, in general, for section eligibility, pairings, and prize eligibility. Click here to see the clock rules specific for this tournament and how to set the popular digital clocks for this time control (including some important notes about the VTEK300 clock). Due to space at the club facility, the tournament is limited to the first fifty players. Reserve a spot here. However, you must still arrive at the tournament on July 8 by 9:30am to keep your spot and be paired for round 1. A list of players who have reserved spots coming soon.

July Tuesday Quads Start July 11

this month’s Tuesday Quads start a week later than usual

Quad 45: July 15

The time control has changed from G/45 with a fifteen second delay to G/45 with a fifteen second increment. Click here to see the clock rules specific for this tournament and how to set the popular digital clocks for this time control (including some important notes about the VTEK300 clock). Due to expanding the time control, the round times are now scheduled at 10am, 12:30pm, and 3pm.

Portland Rapid and Blitz Championships: July 22

These tournaments will now be using increment instead of delay. Click here to see the clock rules specific for these tournaments and how to set the popular digital clocks for the time controls used at these events (including some important notes about the VTEK300 clock). Also, the highest of a player’s most current (“live”) US Chess regular, quick, and blitz rating will now usually be used for pairings and prize eligibility and the blitz has been expanded to a nine-round double Swiss.

Game in 60: July 29