PCC membership isn’t required to play in any of our events except the annual Club Championship but members often get discounts on tournament entry fees, can check out books from the club library, can advertise chess coaching services on the PCC website and at the PCC facility for free, often get first invitation to participate in special events, and have the right to elect the board members annually in January. Membership dues can be paid for at any of our events.

Yearly Membership Rates

Adult – $40 (quarter-year); $60 (half-year); $85 (one-year); $230 (three-years)
Youth (U19 at purchase) – $30 (quarter-year); $40 (half-year); $60 (one-year); $160 (three-years)
Family – $70 (half-year); $120 (one-year); $325 (three-years)
Corporate – $1200 (one-year) (use the company ID to verify eligibility)

Life Membership Rates

Individual – $1200
Sustaining (Individual) – $150 a year for ten consecutive years
Family – $1500

Life members are recognized here and at the club facility


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Portland Chess Club Life Members

Robert Anderson

Larry Bolluyt

Aaron Boonshoft

John Burnham

Fabian Carangelo

Milt Colpron

Ants Erts

Fortune Family

Carl Haessler

Dave Hansen

Michael “Mike L” Hasuike

Claude Heffner

Otto Janacek

Mike Janniro

Stewart Lessel

Ted Lundin

Mike Morris

Bruce Peterson

Dennis Petersen

Nick Raptis

Dennis Winningstad


Al Benson

Cal Burnham

Arthur Dake

Elmo Eby

Clark Harmon

Tom Kuge

Cinthia McBride

James Plesko