Category: Tournament Announcements

  • Northwest Chess Open

    A fundraising event for Northwest Chess, a six-round tournament on, will be held May 9-10 in memory of Mike Neeley, former NWC editor. Prizes are subscriptions or subscription extensions. Come play and be part of NWC history; this is the first NWC Open played online, and the only time the event has been held […]

  • NW Regional Scholastic

    On 16 May, the grand on-line chess experiment continues with a new event, the Northwest Regional Scholastic Championships! When shelter-in-place orders forced the delay or outright cancellation of chess events with packed playing halls full of potentially contagious people, the Washington Chess organizers quickly moved to well-planned on-line events. But somebody (naming no names) noticed […]

  • Portland CC August 2014 Quad 45 event

    The Portland Chess Club holds a monthly quad tournament (known as a “Quad 45” because of the 45-minute time control) that usually takes place on the third Saturday of each month. This tournament is billed as a great way for new players to get introduced to the PCC and USCF-rated tournament chess as well as […]

  • Harmon Memorial TLA

    May 2-4 or 3-4 Harmon Memorial 2 Sections. Open & Reserve (U1800): 5SS, 30/90, SD/60 d5, (2-Day Option, Rd. 1, G/60 d5). Seattle Chess Club, 2150 North 107th St., Seattle, WA 98133. 206-417-5405. $$1,000/b40. Open: $200-125, U2100 $100, U1900 $100. Reserve (U1800): $150-100, U1600 $75, U1400 $75, U1200 $75. Foreign ratings used for players with […]

  • Columbia Cup Returns to Tri-Cities July 27-28, 2013

    Columbia Cup July 27-28, 2013 Site: Red Lion Richland Hanford House, 802 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99352. (509) 946-7611. HR: $109 until 07/26. 1-800-RED-LION, mention Chess Tournament. Two Sections: Open and Reserve (under 1800). Open: 4 Round Swiss. Time Control: 30/90, SD/1, D/5 Reserve: 5 Round Swiss. Time Control: Saturday 40/90, SD/30, D/5; Sunday 30/90, SD/1, […]

  • Newport Open in June

    From the beach at Newport in 2009 a short distance from the tourney.. We are expecting the beaches will be just as beautiful this year. Come play in the chess event on June 15-16, 2013. As of May 16 there are 16 advanced entries. As of June 3 … there are 24 players entered … See […]

  • Wenatchee tournament Cancelled AGAIN

    Notice from Washington Chess Federation President Hi Everyone, Due to lack of sign-ups, WCF has decided to cancel the Wenatchee Valley Open chess tournament next weekend (Nov 10-11, 2012). Please cancel any hotel reservations that you may have made. We’re very sorry for the inconvenience. Luckily for us, the convention center will not charge a cancellation […]

  • Taste of the Harvest Open in Wenatchee cancelled

    The Taste of the Harvest Open (Sep 15-16, 2012) in Wenatchee, WA has been cancelled due to wildfires and smoky conditions. It may be rescheduled. See the main NWC website for details and updates.

  • Oregon Open set for Labor Day Weekend

    The annual Oregon Open, the biggest chess tournament in Oregon, is set for Labor Day weekend, September 1-3, 2012, in Gresham. See the flyer and entry form at