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Upcoming Events in the Northwest Washington Area

Ferndale Blitz

FREE EVENTS!

 

Saturday, Aug 10th 2 PM – 5 PM Ferndale Public Library

 

Time Controls: G/10 System: Swiss

 

online registration (click button below) on-site registration 1:30 AM 

 

USCF rated! – Must be USCF member to register.  

Join the USCF now!

USCF Memberships are not available at on-site registration.

Please bring a chess set and clock. 

 

Lynden Blitz

FREE EVENTS!

 

Saturday, Aug 17th 2 PM – 5 PM Lynden Public Library

Saturday, Aug 24th 2 PM – 5 PM Lynden Public Library

Saturday, Aug 31st 2 PM – 5 PM Lynden Public Library

 

Time Controls: G/10 System: Swiss

 

online registration (click button below) on-site registration 1:30 AM 

 

USCF rated! – Must be USCF member to register.  

Join the USCF now!

USCF Memberships are not available at on-site registration.

Please bring a chess set and clock. 

 

Bellingham Knights Open Chess Tourney!

 

Saturday, September 28, 8:15 AM – 6:20 PM

4120 Meridian St., #270 Bellingham, WA 98226

Prizes: Based on entries (Projected; 1st=$60 2nd=$30)
Entry Fee: $20 pre-registratio, $25 on-site
Time Control: G/60 5d
System: Swiss
Rounds: 4 Tie Break: Prize Split
Games start at: 9:00,11:20,1:40,4:00

Online Registration – Click Here!
Site Registration: 8:15 AM – 8:45 AM

USCF rated! – Must be USCF member to register.  Join the USCF now! Boards/chess sets will be available. Must bring your own clock, if possible. A limited number of club clocks may be available. The Bellingham Knights Chess Club is not responsible for supplying chess clocks. 

More detail can be found about this tournament by clicking here.

Lynden Youth Chess

FREE EVENT!

  Sponsored by Sponsor of Lynden Youth Chess    

Tuesday, August 13th 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Lynden Public Library

Tuesday, August 20th 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Lynden Public Library

Tuesday, August 27th 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Lynden Public Library

 

Whether you are completely new to chess or an avid player, there will be fun challenges and play opportunities for school kids of all ages. Best of all it’s free, sponsored by ChessHouse.com of Lynden and hosted by the Lynden Public Library. Ferndale and other Whatcom schools are welcome to join in.

 

This is an unrated event. Just have fun!

Ferndale Scholastic Chess

Ferndale Public Library at 6PM-9PM on the following days.


Hot Summer Chess VII – Thursday, August 15 
Hot Summer Chess VIII – Thursday, August 22

As mentioned, it is free.

No previous knowledge of chess is required. 

Scouting Chess Merit Badge

If you know of a scout who wishes to earn a chess merit badge, come down to the free scholastic chess event!