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Stop by for casual chess and a bit of socializing. This is a great way to get introduced to the club. A volunteer is always available to answer any questions you have about the club and our activities. There is no charge.
The annual Portland Chess Club Championship. One section, five round Swiss with one round per week. Games are generally played on Tuesday evening but individual games may be rescheduled for a different day and time. Notes-1) No Tuesday Quads in October due to the Club Champ. 2)-Click on the event title to see the list of players so far.
The annual Fall Open at the Portland Chess Club. The second Saturday in October is national chess day. We hope players will show there support for chess by playing in this tournament. A half point bye is now available in round 5 to accommodate those who can’t play the last round. Qualifier for the new Oregon Invitational Tournament. Limited to the first 50 players.
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 as well as for experienced players to battle against similarly rated opponents. The tournament is played at G/45;d10 and dual rated in US Chess and NWSRS. The entry fee is waived for those who are unrated in US Chess (must still pay for US Chess membership).
Tournament that usually follows the “Quad 45”. It has multiple sections, a G/3;d2 time control, and is US Chess Blitz rated. You save $5 on the entry fee if you play in the preceding Quad 45 (or are a PCC member).
Tournament that usually takes place on the last Saturday of each month. Notes-1) Starting with the May 2015 Game in 60, we have a new policy whenever 30 or more players register. 2) This months Game in 60 is a week earlier than usual to avoid conflicting with the Oregon Class.
Celebrate Halloween by playing in the Oregon Class. This years tournament is sponsored by the Oregon Chess Federation and dedicated to the memory of Richard Gutman who passed away on July 25, 2015. You save $5 on the entry fee if its received by October 29. Qualifier for the Oregon State Championship and the new Oregon Invitational Tournament. Note- remember to set your clocks back an hour on Sunday for the end of daylight savings time.
Monthly tournament with a one round per week format. The total number of rounds usually varies depending on the number of players and Tuesdays in a given month. Games are generally played on Tuesday evening but individual games may be rescheduled for a different day and time.
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