Rose City Chess and Portland Chess Club invite you to a very special edition of Swisslandia on May 28, 2022. Swisslandia is a beginner-friendly series of chess tournaments for players of all ages, with special emphasis on making sure scholastic players have fun. Players are divided into sections based on strength. Each person plays four rounds, regardless of whether they win, lose, or draw their games. Winners receive generous prizes and typewritten award letters.
USCF membership is required and can be purchased during checkout. If you need to purchase or renew your USCF membership, you can add one to your cart by clicking here.
What makes this Swisslandia special? Tournament Director Dave Murray is throwing an ICE CREAM PARTY after Round 3. Online participants will have to BYOIC (Bring Your Own Ice Cream), but we encourage you to join in the fun and say hello to Dave.
Registration: 100% preregistered by 5:00pm the day before the event. No on-site registration.
Ratings: USCF rated (USCF memberships required for all participants. Click here to add to cart).
Equipment: Chess sets, clocks, notation sheets, and pencils all provided.
Format: Players are grouped in sections according to playing strength. Tournament Director may make slight adjustments to separate siblings, etc. Each person plays four rounds of G/25 +5 (each player gets 25 minutes of thinking time, plus a 5 second bonus after every move).
Prizes: FREE ICE CREAM FOR ALL IN-PERSON PARTICIPANTS
1st = Best Chess Set Ever and Typewritten Award Letter ($39.95 value)
2nd = Rose City Chess T-Shirt ($19.95 value)
3rd = Rose City Chess Mug or Water Bottle ($9.95 value)
Plus Score = Notation Book ($2.95 value)