Upcoming Tournaments

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Casual Chess: Every Wednesday from 7pm-10pm

Stop by for casual chess and a bit of socializing. A volunteer is always available to answer any questions you have about the club and our activities. This is a great way to get introduced to the club.

March Tuesday Quads Start March 3



Spring Open: March 14-15

The annual Spring Open at the Portland Chess Club. Qualifier for the new Oregon Invitational Tournament.

Quad 45: March 21

Monthly tournament that usually takes place on the third Saturday of each month. Great way for new adult players and up and coming scholastic players to get introduced to the club and open (“adult”) tournaments. Also a great way for experienced players to battle against similarly rated opponents. Note-the tournament is now using 10 second delay.

Saturday Blitz: March 21

Follows the “Quad 45” tournament each month. Is USCF Blitz rated, has multiple sections, and a G/3;d2 time control.


Game in 60: March 28

Monthly tournament that usually takes place on the last Saturday of each month

April Tuesday Quads Start April 7



9th Annual Harmon Memorial: April 11-12

Sponsored by the Portland Chess Club and contributors to the Harmon Memorial Fund. We hope players will join in this tribute to Clark Harmon, one of the Northwest’s premier players and ambassadors of the game. $2000 cash prizes guaranteed! Qualifier for the new Oregon Invitational Tournament. The tournament is limited to the first 50 players. Advanced registration is strongly encouraged.