the Corvallis Chess Club will be hosting a 3+2 speed chess tournament on Saturday, June 3rd at Memorial Middle School in Albany, OR
Registration will run from 9-9:45, and play starts at 10:00am.
Time control: 3 minutes, 2 sec. bonus. 10 rounds swiss pairing. (A chess clock is used, Each player has 3 minutes for all their moves plus 2 seconds is added each time they move. Swiss pairing: after the first round, players with similar scores will play each other.)
Entry fee is $10.
Please let Phil Schapke Mendez email@example.com know by Friday afternoon, June 2nd, if you plan to attend. I need first/last name, USCF ID, expiration date, and section you intend to play in.
Two sections: Adult/Open, and K-8. If there are enough players, I may add a K-5. Students K-12 who do not currently possess USCF ID’s: USCF ID’s are included in the registration cost. Just let me know ahead of time.
The minimum cash prize for the open is $30. Other prizes TBD based on turnout.
Please park and enter through the main entrance to Memorial MS off of Queen Ave in Albany. I believe there will be a plant sale going on as well…
Coffee and food will be available next door at the Dairy Mart.
K-12 team chess tournament (25 min) & All-ages USCF-rated Blitz Open
A 2023 OSCF State Championship Qualifier sponsored by the CHS Chess Club, Immortal Games, and the Kiwanis Club of Corvallis Sunrisers.
Location: Corvallis High School, 1400 NW Buchanan Avenue, Corvallis, OR 97330 Cost: $15 per player, (cash or check only)
$5 discounts for siblings or teams with 3+ players. Sections: Open/Collegiate, K-5, K-8, and K-12.
Players can play in higher sections based on skill level.
Rules (K-12): 5 rounds Swiss pairing. Game in 25 mins per side. NWSRS Rated.
Team score = the sum of scores for the top 4 players.
Individuals can play without a team.
Games serve as qualifiers for the OSCF State Championship in Seaside, OR.
Rules (Open): Appx 14 rounds. Round-Robin or Swiss pairing depending on # of players. Game in 5 mins with 2 second increment. USCF membership required.
Trophies for top 3 teams in each section
Medals for top finishers in each section
3 players in each scholastic section will receive a beautiful framed artistic rendering of a famous chess game by Portland artist Beth Markovic (immortalqames. us).
Open/Collegiate Prizes: Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 1st U1500 TBA based on number of participants. Minimum top prize $75.
Trophies for top 3 teams in each sectionMedals for top finishers in each section3 players in each scholastic section will receive a beautiful framed artistic rendering of a famous chess game by Portland artist Beth Markovic (immortalqames. us).
Albany Winter Blitz 5+5 A US Chess Federation (USCF) blitz-rated speed chess tournament When: January 21st, 2023 Where: Memorial Middle School 1050 SW Queen Ave, Albany, OR 97321. Parking next to the main entrance on Queen Ave. Entry fee: $10 + U.S. Chess Federation Membership. ● K-12 memberships available on-site, included in entry-fee. ● Adult memberships ($45, $27 U24 years old) available on-site or at https://new.uschess.org/join-us-chess Pre-Registration: Email name, USCF ID, & section (open or K-8) to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, January 20. Check-In: Saturday 9:15-9:45 am. Time Controls: Game in 5 minutes with 5 second bonus. Rounds (Open Section) : Sat. 10:00am, 10:25, 10:50, 11:15; lunch at 12 noon. Fay’s Cafe on Queen is a 1 minute walk. 12:55, 1:20, 1:45, 2:10, 2:35, 3:00, 3:25. (Times subject to change as necessary.) Six players will involve a USCF-rated double round-robin (10 games). Twelve players results in a single round-robin (11 games). Other numbers of players will involve combined round-robin and Swiss pairing. Rounds (K-8 Section) : Sat. 10:00am, 10:15, 10:30, 10:45, 11:00, 11:15, 11:30, 11:45, 12:00, 12:15. Prizes (Open): 1st $40, 2nd $20, 3rd $10, 1st under 18 yrs. age $10, based on 10 players. More or less than 10 players will be prorated. Prizes (K-8): 1st $20, 2nd $10. Bring your chess sets and chess clocks. Scholastic section: all boards/clocks provided. For more info, contact tournament director Phil Schapker Mendez. email@example.com The sponsoring Corvallis Chess Club also meets every Tuesday, 6:00 – 8pm @ New Morning Bakery in Corvallis. https://www.corvallischess.org
Corvallis Community Chess Tournament CANCELLED because of fear of virus. Sunday, March 15 @ Corvallis High School 12:45 – 3:30 PM All ages, all levels of experience welcome!
2 sections: $5 Three 25-minute games (NWSRS-Rated, no membership required. Qualifier for the OSCF State Championship in Seaside, OR) $15 USCF-rated Blitz – 5 min, 5 sec delay – prizes. (USCF Membership required, sold on site)
Enter school at SW corner entrance off 16th St. near football stadium. Contact Phil Schapker (firstname.lastname@example.org or Robert Bowman (Robert.email@example.com) for more information. This tournament is sponsored by the Corvallis HS Chess Club in partnership with the Corvallis Chess Club and the Kiwanis Club of Corvallis Sunrisers.
The Corvallis School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, parental or marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to designated youth groups.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination: Jennifer Duvall, Human Resources Director and Title IX coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org 541-757-5840 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333