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2020 Online Chess tournament

REAL: Youth To Youth


Chess Tournament to raise funds for Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon

REAL: Youth To Youth is seeking your help to give back to the community during these difficult times. Please consider joining this tournament to help out a local non-profit dedicated to creating a hunger-free Oregon while having fun playing chess from home.

All players, regardless of skill level (and location!), are welcome to play.

Date: Sunday, May 3rd, 2020


  • 4 round Swiss in two sections Open and U1200. (Players may be collapsed into one section if there are not enough players). 
  • The highest of either NWSRS or USCF ratings will be used to divide players into sections.
  • This tournament will not be NWSRS or USCF rated as it is conducted online (Though it will be rated on


  • Registration closes on Friday, May 1st, 11:59 pm PST. Please follow the steps below.
  1. Create a free account (if you do not have one already).
  2. Fill out this google form and complete payment. (see instructions below)
  3. You will receive an email that will contain the link and instructions to join the tournament no later than Saturday, May 2nd, at 1 pm. 

Rounds: Round 1 @ 1 pm, other rounds ASAP (after all games for the round are finished).

Time Control: Game in 25 with a 5-second increment.


  • Please follow good sportsmanship. Use the chat feature in a friendly and positive way.

Entry Fee:  $10 suggested. We encourage you to donate as much as you are able to.

Please select the amount you would like to donate using the secure Pay Pal link below. All proceeds will be donated to support Partners for a hunger-free Oregon.

Donate now through our secure PayPal link!

Questions? E-Mail us at

2018 Chess Quads

Our first REAL chess quads held on March 3, 2018 was a huge success! With 26 participants and 6 sections, we had a great turnout.  All proceeds will be used to further REAL’s mission in supporting the education and literacy of underprivilegd youth in rural India

Additionally, this tournament was officially NWRS rated and results can be seen here.

We look forward to conducting more tournaments and will be expanding to a larger full day tournament in the near future!