2019 Yuletide Tournament

Thank you to those of you who attended this year! We are looking forward to 2020!

View photos from the event on Flickr

WHAT: A fun, festive, five-round chess tournament for all chess players in grades K-12.  This holiday tournament will be NWSRS rated, and has been designated as a qualifier for the OSCF 2020 State championship in Seaside.  Time control is G30, no delay


WHEN: Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Players must arrive by 8:30 to avoid forfeiting first round.


WHERE: La Salle Catholic College Preparatory, 11999 SE Fuller Rd., Milwaukie, OR 97222 (Just off 82nd Ave.).


HOW: Everyone plays five games!  Early-bird cost is $25 if registered by Monday, December 9. Cost doubles thereafter. $5 discount for co-registered siblings. Register early to ensure your spot.  Sorry, there is no on-site registration.


NOTE: Santa hats encouraged.


View tournament rules:


  • Custom victory medals for all students finishing with a plus score (3+ points).
  • Top trophy awards to individual students finishing 1st, 2nd, & 3rd in their division. The following divisions are planned:
    • K - 3
    • 4 , 5, 6, 7, 8 and
    • 9 - 12
  • King's Gift bonus will be awarded for the middle school with the most participants. 
  • King’s Cup Team Award for combined top 4 scores (any section) for any school with four or more players Bonus: Team award for top four scores of players from any same school.


  • Great practice for upcoming Regionals and State tournaments
  • New expanded venue! Free wi-fi provided
  • Enjoy a day of Christmas shopping at nearby Clackamas Town Center
  • Wonderful lunch, snacks, and hot/cold drinks available for purchase
  • Enjoy a day of Christmas shopping at Clackamas Town Center


Questions? Email Daniel Petersen at LSPrepChess@yahoo.com for further information.