3rd Annual Pacific Crest Chess Tournament

Cost to play: $20 per player

Date: 11/14/2015

Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Pacific Crest Community School, 116 NE 29th Avenue, Portland OR

Tournament Director: Kathy Stevens

Contact: 503-702-8299, kathy.stevens1@comcast.net


Come play chess with your friends at the third annual Pacific Crest Chess Tournament!  Fun competition, hanging with friends, and of course trophies will be awarded!

We'll play 5 games, with a new pairing each round. There can be time where you're waiting for the next round, so bring things to keep yourself busy. We'll have board games to play between rounds and snacks for sale. We'll bring in pizza for sale for lunch.

Registration: To register – email kathy.stevens1@comcast.net with your player’s name, grade  and rating (if any).  Space is limited, so all registrations need to be received by midnight of Wednesday 11/11.  Payment will be collected at the event.

Sections: Sections will be determined based on number of registrations.  Sections will be grouped by player rating.  All sections will play 5 rounds using the Swiss pairing system. Tournament organizers reserve the right to add or combine sections depending on the number of registrations.

Time Control: For all sections - Game in 30 minutes with a 5 second delay. Games started without clocks may have chess clocks placed on them when 40 minutes has elapsed from the start of the round with 10 minutes remaining for each contestant.


8:30        Check in begins

9:00        Players meeting

9:15        Round 1 begins

10:30         Round 2 begins
11:45         Round 3 begins
1:00         Round 4 begins
2:15         Round 5 begins
3:45         Awards

Awards: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each section will earn trophies. There will be medals for positive scores, and ribbons for all participants.