ECCC Tournaments


The next tournament will take place in Winter of 2018. It is currently in the planning phases and will be announced as soon as details become finalized. 


Eugene Chess Tournaments


Bethel Quads

Willamette High School

December 17th, January 14th, February 11th, March 18th, April 22nd, May 20th, June 10th

A monthly quad with no age or experience restrictions. The quads take place in the media center of Willamette High School in Eugene. Cost is $10 with all proceeds going to the Willamette High School Chess Club.

Players are divided into four player quads based on the higher of either USCF or NWSRS rating and play a round-robin style tournament with the other three players in the group. The tournament will be NWSRS rated for all quads and USCF rated if all members of a quad are USCF members. 

Registration is from 12:30-1:15 PM with games starting at 1:30. Games will range from G25/5 to G40/5 depending on the preference of the players in the quad. The winner of each quad gets $10 plus free entry into the next quad.

For more information or to register in advance, contact Mike Myers at

2018 Winter Carnival

South Eugene High School

January 20, 2018

This is a scholastic tournament. Only those in K-12 can participate.

To register, email name, school, grade, address, phone, and indicate which section you wish to play to, call Jerry Ramey at 541-232-0328, or register online at Southside Chess

Elite Eight Section: 

Fall Classic Advanced and Elite Winners, plus the 6 top rated Advanced Section entries. 4 rounds of G/60. USCF rated. Winner gets free entry into Elite Eight section of 2018 Spring Fling.

Prizes: 1st: $125 and a trophy, 2nd: $75, 3rd: $50.


Advanced Section:

Open to all. USCF rated. 4 rounds of G/60. Winner gets free entry into Elite Eight section of 2018 Spring Fling. 

Prizes: Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place, as well as outstanding performance. 


Intermediate Section:

For those rated less than 1000 NWSRS or unrated. NWSRS rated. 5 rounds of G/35.

Prizes: Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place, as well as outstanding performance.


Novice Section:

Rated less than 700 or unrated and in 9th grade or lower. 5 rounds of G/25. May be divided into 2 sections by grade.

Prizes: Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place, as well as outstanding performance and medals. All novices will recieve awards. 

More information:

Entry fees: $30 for USCF sections, $20 for Novice and Intermediate. $10 service charge for on-site registration.

Check in and late registration 8:30 AM. Elite and Advanced sections start at 9:00 AM. Meeting for lower players 9AM, and Games start 9:30AM. Sets supplied. Latecomers: half point bye for Round #1. Up to 2 half point byes allowed, if requested before round #2.

Blitz tie-breaks for 1st Place only. Computer tie-breaks for other places. All players who tie for a trophy place receive an award. Money prizes divided evenly in case of ties. USCF rules apply, with some exceptions non-USCF sections.


Oregon Chess Tournaments


Portland Chess Club Events

Quad 45:  December 17, January 21, February 25.

Game in 60: December 30, January 27, February 24.

2nd Annual Neil Dale Memorial Open: January 6-7.

Oregon State Championship and Invitational: February 10-11, 17-19


Go to to find more information for the multitude of events that they run. 


If you are hosting a tournament or know of a tournament that is not listed here and you would like to have it listed, please contact us at with the name of the tournament, the date(s), time(s), and location of the tournament, and any other relevant information that you would like us to put on our website. 


(Updated 12/12/2017)


Meeting Location and Time

Emerald City Chess Club currently meets Tuesdays from 6-9 PM at The EMU Fishbowl on the University of Oregon campus!

Due to scheduling conflicts and the EMU's limited hours, Emerald City Chess Club will not meet in December. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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