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April 15: Catlin Gabel Spring Chess Festival
Posted 04/08/2017 04:00PM

 

Pictured: Catlin Gabel players with their First Place Awards at the the State Championship, March 4, 2017.

 

Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation 2017 State Qualifier

Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 8:15am - 6:30pm 

Location: Catlin Gabel School, 8825 SW Barnes Road, Portland OR 97225

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or go to https://www.catlin.edu/cf_forms/view.cfm?formID=315

 

This OSCF State Qualifier is conveniently located in the Catlin Gabel School, Exit 69 of Highway 26.

Registration for all sections: 8:15 - 9:00am 

Start Time: 9:15 am End Time: ~6:30 pm 

Announcements: 9:00 am

 

COST: 

$15.00 per player through Friday, April 7th (Early-bird) 

$20.00 per player through Friday, April 14th (Regular) 

$25.00 per player (Onsite)

 

EQUIPMENT: 

Please bring a chess clock if you have one. Boards and pieces will be provided.

 

AWARDS: 

Trophies will be given to the top five finishers in each section. Plus score medals. 

Where necessary, tie-breaks (SCO) will be used. 

Two substantial sportsmanship trophies to be given.

 

ROUND TIMES:

U600 and U1000 sections -- 9:15am, 10:30am, 11:45am, 1:30pm, 2:45pm. Awards at 3pm.

U1400 -- 9:15am, 11:00am, 12:45pm, 2:30pm, 4:15pm. Awards at 6pm.

Open/1400+ -- 9:15am, 11:25am, 1:35pm, 3:45pm. Awards at 6pm.

 

SECTION DETAILS:

U600 

For beginning (K-4) unrated players and players rated < 600. This division will be split into smaller sections based on number of registrants and rating, or grade level. 5 round Swiss, G/30, NWSRS rated only. Notation is not required. Clocks will be used only if both players agree or if the tournament director assigns a clock.

 

U1000 

For intermediate (5-12) unrated players and players rated 600 - 999. This division will be split into smaller sections based on number of registrants and rating, or grade level if unrated. 5 round Swiss, G/30, NWSRS rated only. Notation is not required, but strongly encouraged. Clocks may be assigned and must be used if a director or player brings one to the table.

 

U1400 

For advanced players rated 1000 - 1399. This division may be divided based on number of registrants and rating. 5 round swiss, G/40+5, NWSRS rated only. Notation required; clocks must be used, and players should bring them.

 

Open / 1400+ 

For the most advanced players, and all players rated 1400+ in either USCF or NWSRS rating system. Four round swiss, G/50 +5. Notation and clocks required. For initial placement in the section, we will use the higher of NWSRS or USCF rating. Dual rated (NWSRS and USCF); USCF membership required (new USCF memberships ($16-$24/yr., depending on age) and renewals are available online at www.uschess.org).

 

FOOD / CONCESSIONS: 

Pizza, snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase on site.

 

PROCEEDS:

All proceeds from the tournament will be donated to a charity selected by players and their parents and coaches from a predetermined list.

 

CONTACT:

Seth Talyansky 

talyanskys@catlin.edu

Phone: 503-703-8884

 

 

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