Registration for Catlin Gabel Winter Chess Festival

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.

To register, please email guptaa@catlin.edu and talyanskys@catlin.edu.

CATLIN GABEL WINTER CHESS FESTIVAL
OSCF 2018 STATE QUALIFIER

Saturday, January 6, 2018

This OSCF State Qualifier is conveniently located in the Catlin Gabel School, Exit 69B off 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:
$20.00 per player in 2017 (Early-bird)
$25.00 per player through Thursday, January 4th (Regular)
$30.00 per player (Onsite)

$5.00 per player bughouse registration

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.

Every participant will go home with a prize

ROUND TIMES:

U600 and U1000 sections -- 9:15am, 10:30am, 11:45am, 1:30pm, 2:45pm. Awards at 4pm. Bughouse tournament held after awards.

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. Bughouse tournament held after awards.

SECTION DETAILS:

U600
For beginning (K-5) 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 (6-12) 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.

Contact:

Seth Talyansky
talyanskys@catlin.edu

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Avi Gupta
guptaa@catlin.edu
Phone: 503-799-5776

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Location Details
Catlin Gabel School
8825 SW Barnes Road
Portland OR 97225

 

Please enter the name of the school you currently attend​​​
Available through December 31st​​
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