Upcoming Events

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Announcement: The Portland Chess Club is moving! The new facility, which will be known as the Portland Chess Center, will be located in the Lloyd Center mall (2025 Lloyd Center, Portland OR 97232) in one of the office spaces. The first tournament at the new facility will be the Game in 60 on December 28. If you can’t play in either the December Game in 60 or Neil Dale Memorial Open, try to stop by during one of these events for an open house, with free coffee and refreshments, to see the new facility.


Casual Chess: Every Wednesday from 7-10pm

No casual chess on December 25. Starting in 2020, Casual Chess moves to Friday night from 7-10pm.

Portland Winter Open: December 14-15

This year’s Portland Winter Open is being dedicated to Arliss Dietz who recently passed away. Arliss was a regular tournament player for decades. See more about Arliss here. We hope everyone can stop by before the start of round one to pay their respects and share some memories for those who knew him.

Game in 60: December 28


Friday Scholastic Quads, Open Quads, and Casual Chess: Every Friday Starting January 3


4th Annual Neil Dale Memorial Open: January 4-5


January Tuesday Quads Start Janaury 7


Sunday Quads: January 19


Game in 60: January 25


Portland Chess Club Annual Meeting: January 25


February Tuesday Quads Start February 4


Portland Amateur Championship: February 8-9


Oregon Closed (Championship and Challengers): February 8-9; 15-17

sponsored by the Oregon Chess Federation

Sunday Quads: February 23

this month’s edition is a week later than usual

Game in 60: February 29


March Tuesday Quads Start March 3


Portland Spring Open: March 7-8

Our four “seasonal” tournaments (Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter Opens) now include a third section at U1400

Sunday Quads: March 22

this month’s edition is a week later than usual

Game in 60: March 28


GM Arthur Dake Memorial Open: April 4-5


April Tuesday Quads Start April 7


Game in 60: April 18

this month’s edition is a week earlier than usual

Sunday Quads: April 19


10th Annual Oregon Senior Open: April 24-26

sponsored by the Oregon Chess Federation