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Clatskanie Chess Club

March Madness!


DATE:            Saturday, March 9, 2002


AWARDS:     Generous trophies awarded to 25% of all entrants.  Medallions for 3 wins or more.  We will also have something special for chess players who did their best and learned a lot!  No one goes home empty handed.


SITE:              Clatskanie Community Center (Former middle school building) Access the Center from Bryant St.  Physical address is:  520 SW Tichenor, Clatskanie OR.


DIRECTIONS:    Travel Highway 30 west from Portland towards Astoria.  (Clatskanie is approximately 60 miles northwest of Portland.)  We’re a one stoplight town… don’t blink or you may miss it!  Two streets past the light, turn left off of Hwy 30 onto Bryant Street. The Community Center is 6 blocks up, on the left.  Parking is available on the street and in the parking lot.


                        Or… take I-5 to the Longview, WA exit.  Turn left onto 15th Ave.  Take the Lewis & Clark Bridge across the Columbia River.   Turn right onto Hwy 30 and follow the directions above.


FORMAT:       Five round Swiss.  Time Control:  G/30


SECTIONS:     Three sections:  K-3, 4-6 and 7-12.  Limited to the first 60 entrants.


SCHEDULE:  Check in between 9-9:30am.  Coaches meeting at 9:45am.  1st round will start

                         ASAP.  Supervised playground and video area.


REGISTRATION:     $10 if postmarked by March 4th or $15 at the door.  Make checks payable to the Clatskanie Chess Club. 


To register via email:  Send student’s name, address, phone, school, age, grade and USCF/WSFS Rating to 


To register or pay via regular mail (postmarked by March 4th):  Kate Taylor, 80406 Bodine Road, Clatskanie OR  97016. 


To register or pay online visit our website:  (Note:  There is no www in the web address)


CONCESSIONS:   Breakfast-type items, beverages, fruit, pizza and the all-important junk food!

BRING:                     We’re a small club so please bring your tournament chess sets and clocks.

QUESTIONS:        Contact Kate Taylor 503-728-3754 or

SIDE EVENTS:     Blitz elimination mini-tournament at the end of the day with special prizes. Anyone can play… even                 

                                 adults!  (Don’t forget your clock!)


UPCOMING TOURNAMENT DATES:           April 6th, May 18th, June 15th, July 20th, Chess Campout August 16th & 17th

To register, visit our website