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Quad 5 deep in thought about their next moves

30 players showed up on President’s Day weekend in the WHS Media Center.  The winners were: Will Ravn (Q1), Hung Le and Owen Young-Flynn (Q2 tie), Satya Mason and Forest Tomlinson (Q3 tie), McRey Moyer (Q4), Aidan Cagle (Q5), Ryan Lane (Q6) and Owen Laird (Q7).

Complete results from the February’s Quads can be found at: NWSRS results

All quads are OSCF qualifiers and NWSRS rated. Quads are also USCF rated when all members of a quad are USCF members.

The next quads are on March 17th 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.

Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15. Mark your calendars for the future quad dates: April 28, May 19 and June 9.

Click this link for more details on this month’s quad:
Bethel Quads Flyer

Former Pleasant Hill, Sheldon and Willamette High School players squared off in Quad #2.

Five quads kicked off the new year on January 13th in the WHS Media Center.  Joe Doerr pulled off his 2nd win in a row in the top quad while Jacob Moch bested 3 other former Midwestern League high school players in quad 2. Yufei Su and Max Murphy each put together 3-game win streaks to win their quads.  Quad five had a split decision with Keiren Priest and Jackson Khu both scoring 2.5 points when they drew their final game.

Complete results from the December’s Quads can be found at: NWSRS results

All quads are OSCF qualifiers and NWSRS rated. Quads are also USCF rated when all members of a quad are USCF members.

The next quads are on February 17th 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.

Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15. Mark your calendars for the future quad dates: January 13, February 17, March 17, April 28, May 19 and June 9.

Click this link for more details on this month’s quad:
Bethel Quads Flyer

A view of quads 3, 4 and 5

Twenty-four players competed in six quads in December 16th. Quad winners included: Joe Doerr (Q1), Phil Schapker (Q2), Liam Priest (Q3), Shaun Hittenberger (Q5) and Luke Varro (Q6).  Quad 4 had a 3-way tie between Benjamin Varro, Eli Casper and Duncan Rhodes.

Complete results from the December’s Quads can be found at: NWSRS results

All quads are OSCF qualifiers and NWSRS rated. Quads are also USCF rated when all members of a quad are USCF members.

The next quads are on January 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. Remember if a quad chooses a longer time control, it will likely run later than 4:30.

Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15. Mark your calendars for the future quad dates: January 13, February 17, March 17, April 28, May 19 and June 9.

Click this link for more details on this month’s quad:
Bethel Quads Flyer

November set the new record for the number of quads by one when we hit 10 quads for the first time!  Special thanks to Steve Crane for bringing a bus load from Salem’s Chemawa Indian School.

Quads 1 through 5 and 7 had perfect 3 point winners: Will Ravn, Ben Dixon, Brandon Young, McCrey Moyer, Danielle Stone and Walter Harvey, respectively.  Quads 8 & 10 posted 2.5 point victors with Kieran Priest and Chanell Brockie.  Quads 4 & 9 had 2 point ties with a 3-way time in Quad 4 (Shaun Hittenberger, Eli Brenn and Duncan Rhodes) and a 2-way tie in Quad 9 (Tevin Black and Kobe After Buffalo).

Complete results from the October’s Quads can be found at:
NWSRS results  USCF results

All quads are OSCF qualifiers and NWSRS rated. Quads are also USCF rated when all members of a quad are USCF members.

The next quads are on December 16th 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.

Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15. Mark your calendars for the future quad dates: January 13, February 17, March 17, April 28 and May 19.

Click this link for more details on this month’s quad:
Bethel Quads Flyer

October Quads 2, 3 and 4

16 players in 4 quads played in the October edition of the Bethel Quads.  Quads 1 and 2 had split decisions with a 3-way time in Quad 1 (Steve Tisinger, Will Ravn and Hung Le) and a 2-way tie in Quad 2 (Brandon Young and Ben Kurtz).  Mcrey Moyer and Caden Young were the outright winners in quad 3 and 4, respectively. Complete results from the October’s Quads can be found at:
NWSRS results  USCF results

All quads are OSCF qualifiers and NWSRS rated. Quads are also USCF rated when all members of a quad are USCF members.

The next quads are on November 18th 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.

Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

Click this link for more details on this month’s quad:
Bethel Quads Flyer

View from quad 7

28 players in 7 quads played in the first quads of the school year on September 23rd.  Five of the seven quads had 3 point winners including Steve Tisinger Q1, Brian Schartz Q2, Alex Alwan Q4, Bing Chung Q5 and Pablo Garcia Q7. Leslie Trent had a 2.5 point win in Q6 while Liam Priest and Sam Farley had a 2.0 tie in Q3.

The next quads are on October 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 are also USCF rated if all members of a quad are USCF members. Results from the September’s Quads can be found at: NWSRS results  USCF results

Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

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

 

Swiss 6 action from June 2018 quads

The first quads of the school year are on September 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 are also USCF rated if all members of a quad are USCF members. Results from the June’s Quads can be found at: NWSRS results  USCF results

Send an email to mike.myers@bethel.k12.or.us to reserve a spot. Onsite registration between 12:30 – 1:15.

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

 

24 players, including 4 first time players, participated in the quads at Willamette High School in May.  Will Ravn took the top quad while Ben Kurtz extended his non-losing streak to 6 months in row.  Liam Priest, Tyler Hittenberger, and McRey Moyer also won their quads outright while Kieran Priest and Ethan Kramerberry tied for first in their quad.  Detailed results from the Quads can be found at: NWSRS results  USCF results

The last quads of the school year are on June 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 are also USCF rated if all members of 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 this link for more details on this month’s quad:  BethelQuads-flyer

Quad six had 2 of the 4 first time participants

Quad four intent on notating their games

14 players competed at Willamette High School in April.  Two traditional quads sandwiched a swiss six in the middle this time.  Steven Van Enk helped balance the odd number by joining and winning the top quad.  The other quad winner was Elliot Miller.  After three months of sharing the top spot, Ben Kurtz finally went 3-0 to win the swiss six section.  Ben now has a streak of five quads in a row of finishing first or tied for first.  Detailed results from the April Quads can be found at: NWSRS results

The next quads are on May 20th 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 last quads of the school year will be on June 10th.  Click link for more details on this month’s quad: Bethel Quads flyer

Final round of Quad 2 in its opening moves

Quad 1 action with Swiss 6 in the background

 

 

Bethel Quads had their first quad with an average rating over 2000.

Six quads competed at Willamette High School on March 20th.  Owen McCoy pulled off another exciting blitz finish to win the top quad.  Other quad winners were: Taylor Wilhour (Q2). Craig Kelley, Ben Kurtz and Yufei Su (3-way tie in Q3), Kevin McCoy (Q4), Favio Cabanas (Q5) and Danielle Stone (Q6).

Detailed results from the March Quads can be found at:
NWSRS results   USCF results

The next quads are on April 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. 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.

Next quads on May 20th and June 10th.  Click link for details on this month’s quad: Bethel Quads flyer

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