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Saturday March 2, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM PST
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Forest Park Elementary 
9935 NW Durrett St.
Portland, OR 97229 

Please park on Miller St. or in the school parking lots located in the front or back of the school.
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April Lutz 
Forest Park Chess Club 
(503) 804-9875 

Forest Park Tournament 2013 


Tournament Details:

Saturday, March 2, 2013

 Check In: 8:00 - 9:00
Start Time: Depends on section   End Time: 4:00 pm

$20.00 per player thru Wednesday February 27, 2013
Late registration is $30 per player thru Thursday, February 28, 2013. 

Please bring chess clocks if you have them.  
(Boards and pieces will be provided.)

Trophies will be given to the top five finishers in each section except the Elite section. Sportsmanship awards in each section. Computer tie-breaks (SCO).

Team trophies will be awarded in each section except the Elite Section.

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2012

Location: Forest Park Elementary

                9935 NW Durrett St
                Portland, Or 97229

Category: OR-OSCF Champ. Qualifiers

The tournament is open to all players of all playing levels and it is Forest Park’s second annual tournament. It is run as an individual tournament to reward individual performance, as well as a team-based tournament, where awards are given on the basis of top two scores from any team.

• All K-12 players of all levels are welcome to play.
• This tournament is NWSRS rated. No annual membership fee or prior tournament playing experience required. Elite section NWSRS dual-rated.
• Participation in this tournament counts towards the OSCF State Championship tournament attendance requirements.
• All sections are NWSRS rated. Latest NWSRS ratings will be used for pairings.
• Ties will be broken by computer only (Tie break order- Solkoff, Cumulative, Opponent’s cumulative)
• Bring clocks, notation (if you have) & pen/pencil. (Boards, sets & limited amount of notation paper provided.)
• Parents/coaches bring portable chairs & books etc. to keep busy between rounds.
• 100% Pre-Registered Event. No on-site registrations accepted. Online registration through www.oscf.org
• Entry deadline is 11:59 pm PST, Wednesday, 2/27/13. Cost is $20. Late registration is offered on Thursday 2/28/13. The cost is $30. No extensions will be given after that time.

Online registration strongly recommended: www.oscf.org (Select Online Registration on left menu bar).

Payment: Please send your check or money order payable to: (Please note player name & section)

Forest Park PTA – Chess Club
3208 NW Spencer St.
Portland, Or 97229

All entries on or after 2/27/13 must pay on site.


ELITE SECTION up to 16 players (Dual Rated) - CASH PRIZES - Top sixteen entries by NWSRS rating. Prizes will be awarded by tie breaks, 1st Place: $100: 2nd: $50; 3rd: $30. 4 Rounds, G/50 + 5sec delay. Elite section starts promptly at 8am. Check in 15 minutes beforehand. Don't be late. Players will be notified of their participation in this section by Friday, March 1 @ 7pm.
Notation required.


ADVANCED SECTION ("Kings" 1100-1299 Five Rounds, G/40 + 5sec delay. Check in at 8am, starts at 8:30am.
Notation required.

INTERMEDIATE SECTIONS - Five Rounds, G/35 + 5sec delay. (Players get free NWSRS rating). Check in from 8-8:30am, starts at 9:00am.

"ROOKS" (Intermediate A) (900-1099 NWSRS rated) Notation required.

"KNIGHTS" (Intermediate B) (700-899 NWSRS or 7-12 grade unrated) Notation recommended.

NOVICE SECTIONS - Five Rounds, G/25 + 5sec delay. (Players get free NWSRS rating) Check in from 9-9:30am, starts promptly at 10:00am.

"BISHOPS" (K-6): (U699 NWSRS or 4-6th Grade unrated)

"PAWNS" (K-3): (U600 NWSRS or K-3rd Grade unrated)

Individual Awards: Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & Plus Score Awards (3 points or higher)

TEAM AWARDS: Trophies for top 2 teams (top three scores per team) in each section (except Elite section)

Contact: April Lutz
Email: aprillutz6@gmail.com
Phone: 503 804-9875