Upcoming Events

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Casual Chess: Every Wednesday from 7-10pm


Sunday Quads: August 19


Game in 60: August 25

the scheduled round times for rounds three and four have been changed to 2:45pm and 5pm to better reflect the time these rounds generally start at

68th Annual Oregon Open, $10,000 Guaranteed: September 1-3

Since the Open section is FIDE rated, it must use FIDE rules. See the differences between US Chess and FIDE rules here.

Oregon Open Scholastic: September 1

This tournament is run by the Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation. Scholastic players who want to play in both the scholastic side event and the main tournament can do so by playing in the scholastic and 2-day schedule of the main tournament or the scholastic and 3-day schedule of the main tournament with half point byes for rounds 1 and 2.

Oregon Open Blitz: September 2


Unrated Rapid: September 8


Sunday Quads: September 9

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

September Tuesday Quads start September 11

note this month’s edition starts a week later than usual

Oregon State Championship and Invitational: September 14-16; 22-23

Sponsored by the Oregon Chess Federation. More information coming soon.

Game in 60: September 29

the scheduled round times for rounds three and four have been changed to 2:45pm and 5pm to better reflect the time these rounds generally start at

Portland Chess Club Championship Starts October 2


Unrated Rapid: October 6


National Chess Day-Portland Fall Open: October 13-14

The format for our four seasonal tournaments 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 makes these tournament not as grueling, uses a time control most players prefer, gives players more time for most games, and generally give players more time off in-between the rounds. Click here to see some of 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).

Sunday Quads: October 21


Game in 60: October 27

the scheduled round times for rounds three and four have been changed to 2:45pm and 5pm to better reflect the time these rounds generally start at