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.

Portland Chess Club Championship Starts September 26

The on-site registration time has changed to 6:45-7pm and the round times have changed to 7pm so the games won’t go as late. Note this year’s club championship starts on the last Tuesday in September to avoid playing on Halloween.

Game in 60: September 30

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.

National Chess Day-Portland Fall Open: October 14-15

This year’s edition has a $1000 based on 40 prize fund with a $40 entry fee and $30 entry fee for PCC members

Sunday Quads: October 22

Starting in August the Quad 45 tournament moved from Saturday to Sunday and was renamed Sunday Quads. The main ideas behind moving the tournament to Sunday were so we would have a weekend tournament that accommodates players who can’t play on Saturday and players who would like to use Saturday to relax and prepare for a tournament after a long work or school week. Also note this month’s edition is a week later than usual.

Game in 60: October 28

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.

Oregon Class Championships: November 4-5

Sponsored by the Oregon Chess Federation. This year’s edition is at the Portland Chess Club and due to space at the facility the tournament is limited to the first fifty players who register on-site on the day of the tournament. Note the tournament is now using ten second delay on the time control. Also, remember to set your clocks back an hour on Sunday for the end of daylight savings time.

November Tuesday Quads start November 7

The on-site registration time has changed to 6:45-7pm and the round times have changed to 7pm each Tuesday so the games won’t go as late

Sunday Quads: November 12

Starting in August the Quad 45 tournament moved from Saturday to Sunday and was renamed Sunday Quads. The main ideas behind moving the tournament to Sunday were so we would have a weekend tournament that accommodates players who can’t play on Saturday and players who would like to use Saturday to relax and prepare for a tournament after a long work or school week. Also note this month’s edition is a week earlier than usual.

Game in 60: November 18

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. Also note this month’s edition is a week earlier than usual.

December Tuesday Quads start December 5

The on-site registration time has changed to 6:45-7pm and the round times have changed to 7pm each Tuesday so the games won’t go as late

Portland Winter Open: December 9-10

this tournament is now using ten second delay

Sunday Quads: December 17

Starting in August the Quad 45 tournament moved from Saturday to Sunday and was renamed Sunday Quads. The main ideas behind moving the tournament to Sunday were so we would have a weekend tournament that accommodates players who can’t play on Saturday and players who would like to use Saturday to relax and prepare for a tournament after a long work or school week.

Game in 60: December 30

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.