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Swiss 6 action between Hung Le and Victor Dossin

There were eighteen participants for Bethel’s first quads of the new school year.  This time the top six were put into a Swiss 6.  Hung Le prevailed on his fancy wooden board to take home a $20 first place finish while Will Ravn received $10 for second place.  The other winners were: Q2 Alexandre Dossin, Q3 Brandon Young and Q4 Duncan Rhodes.

Results from the Sept. Quads:
NWSRS results   USCF results

Click link for details on this month’s quad:
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Next quads are on October 8th from 1:30 to 4:30.  Just $10 to enter with the winner of each quad getting $10 and free admission to the next Bethel Quad. Remember if a quad chooses a longer time control, it will likely run later than 4:30.  All quads are OSCF qualifiers and will be NWSRS rated.  Quads also USCF rated if all members in a quad are USCF members.  Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

The first Bethel Quads of the new school year are on Sunday, September 10th from 1:30 to 4:30.  Just $10 to enter with the winner of each quad getting $10 and free admission to the next Bethel Quad. Remember if a quad chooses a longer time control, it will likely run later than 4:30.  All quads are OSCF qualifiers and will be NWSRS rated.  Quads also USCF rated if all members in a quad are USCF members.  Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

Action from June’s Quad #5

Click link for details on this month’s quad:
BethelQuads-flyer

Results from the June Quads:
NWSRS results   USCF results

Litt was lit in Quad 1

18 players played at Willamette High on May 21st. The top quad was dual NWSRS and USCF rated.  The quads were very balanced with the top three quads all having identical scores of 2.0-1.5-1.5-1.0.  If the 2nd quad’s final result had been a draw like their other 3rd round game, there would have been a 4-way tie.

Congratulations to the May winners who get free admission to the next quad: Q1: Fred Litt, Q2: Joe Doerr, Q3: Evan Myers and the Swiss6 winner was Max Murphy.

Results from the May Quads: NWSRS results   USCF results

The next Bethel Quads are on Sunday, June 11th from 1:30 to 4:30.  Just $10 to enter with the winner of each quad getting $10 and free admission to the next Bethel Quad. Remember if a quad chooses a longer time control, it will likely run later than 4:30.  All quads are OSCF qualifiers and will be NWSRS rated.  Quads also USCF rated if all members in a quad are USCF members.  Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

Round 1 action from Quad 3

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1st round action in Quad 3

A record 38 players played at Willamette High on April 23rd including 12 first time quad participants. Several players used the quads as their final qualifier for the OSCF Championship in Seaside on May 5-6. The top two quads were USCF rated.  The quads were very balanced with two of the quads (#3 and 5) having just 1 point separating the top of the field from the bottom.

April winners getting free admission (or half price for ties) to the next quad are: Q1: Owen McCoy, Q2: Cody Webb, Q3: tie JJ Thomas and Brian Schartz, Q4: Joe Doerr, Q5: Bryce Newell, Q6: Samuel Herford, Q7: Valen Wilcox, Q8: Leland Newell and Q9: Sheldon Van Enk.

Results from the April Quads:
NWSRS results   USCF results

1st round action in Quad 8

The next Bethel Quads are on Sunday, May 21st from 1:30 to 4:30.  Just $10 to enter with the winner of each quad getting $10 and free admission to the next Bethel Quad.  Remember if a quad chooses a longer time control, it will likely run later than 4:30.  All quads are OSCF qualifiers and will be NWSRS rated.  Quads also USCF rated if all members in a quad are USCF members.  Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

Click link for details on next month’s quad: Bethel Quads flyer

Quad 3: Joe takes down the top players from Willamette and Churchill High Schools

7 quads competed on March 12th at Willamette High. Four new players made the trip down from Corvallis. The top quad was USCF rated again. Quad 2 was the most balanced going into the final round with all four players at 1-1. Winners this time were Q1: Owen McCoy, Q2: JJ Thomas, Q3: Joe Doerr, Q4: Bryce Newell, Q5: tie Samuel Herford and Leland Newell and Q6: tie Dan Herford, McRey Moyer and Duncan Rhodes, and Q7: Isaac Herford.

Results from the March Quads:
NWSRS results        USCF results

The next Bethel Quads are on Sunday, April 23rd from 1:30 to 4:30.  Just $10 to enter with the winner of each quad getting $10 and free admission to the next Bethel Quad.  Remember if a quad chooses a longer time control, it will likely run later than 4:30.  All quads are OSCF qualifiers and will be NWSRS rated.  Quads also USCF rated if all members in a quad are USCF members.  Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

Click link for details on next month’s quad: Bethel Quads flyer

The view from behind Quad 7

3rd round action in Swiss 6 section pits first time Prairie Mountain players against each other.

26 players in 5 quads and a Swiss 6 competed on February 19th.  The top quad was USCF rated again. Winners this time were Q1: Owen McCoy, Q2: tie Clifton Harris and Ben Kurtz, Q3: Joe Doerr, Q4: Yufei Su, Q5: Bryce Newell and Q6: Elliot Miller.

Results from the February Quads:
NWSRS results        USCF results

The next Bethel Quads are on Sunday, March 12th from 1:30 to 4:30.  Just $10 to enter with the winner of each quad getting $10 and free admission to the next Bethel Quad.  Remember if a quad chooses a longer time control, it will likely run later than 4:30.  All quads are OSCF qualifiers and will be NWSRS rated.  Quads also USCF rated if all members in a quad are USCF members.  Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

All proceeds go to the Willamette Chess Club.  Click link for details on next month’s quad: Bethel Quads flyer

Harry, 1st time participant from Roseburg, joins the action in Quad 3 vs. Jalen

Quad 1 action with quads 2-4 in the background

32 players in 8 quads competed on January 22nd.  The quad had been originally scheduled for January 8th but mother nature’s snow and ice pushed it back.  The top two quads were USCF rated this time. There were two quads with ties at the top while the other had outright winners.  John Roe had the biggest rating surge of 205 points to get up to 954.  Tune in this month to see it he makes it to triple digits…

Results from the January Quads:      NWSRS results        USCF results

The next Bethel Quads are on Sunday, Feb. 19th from 1:30 to 4:30.  Just $10 to enter with the winner of each quad getting $10 and free admission to the next Bethel Quad.  All quads are OSCF qualifiers and will be NWSRS rated.  Quads also USCF rated if all members in a quad are USCF members.  Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

All proceeds go to the Willamette Chess Club. Click link below for more details:
Bethel Quads flyer

The next Bethel Quads are on Sunday, Jan. 22nd from 1:30 to 4:30.  Just $10 to enter with the winner of each quad getting $10 and free admission to the next Bethel Quad.  All quads will be NWSRS rated.  Quads also USCF rated if all members in a quad are USCF members.  Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

All proceeds go to the Willamette Chess Club. Click link below for more details:
Bethel Quads flyer

Photos and results from the December Quads:      NWSRS results        USCF results

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Quad #1: First ever Bethel USCF rated quad

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Quad #3: three former WHS players + 1

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Quad #5 with 1, 2 and 3 in background

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Quad #8: Swiss 6

 

 

 

The next Bethel Quad is on Sunday, Nov. 13th from 1:30 to 4:30.  Just $10 to enter with the winner of each quad getting $10 and free admission to the next Bethel Quad.  All quads will be NWSRS rated.  Quads also will be USCF rated if all members in a quad are USCF members.  Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.  All proceeds go to the Willamette Chess Club. Click link below for more details:
Click here Quad Flyer

Click here for October Quad results

The next Bethel Quad is on Sunday, Oct. 23rd from 1:30 to 4:30.  Just $10 to enter with the winner of each quad getting $10 and free admission to the next Bethel Quad.  All quads will be NWSRS rated.  Quads also will be USCF rated if all members in a quad are USCF members.  Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot.  Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.  All proceeds go to the Willamette Chess Club.  Click link below for more details:

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