New - PNWCC Membership
  • Membership is optional - you don't need to be a member to play in PNWCC but there will be some member-only events each year
  • Purchase here - https://www.nachesshub.com/MembershipTypes/Details/2bed4775-aed8-4c5e-8007-13734e820d38
  • Promotion price - $120/year till 4/25/2020  (regular price $150)
  • The annual membership gives members 20% discount for Friday Night Rapids
  • 10% discount to other tournaments and camps. 
  • Some potential exclusions may apply to some special events
  • Membership fee is non-refundable once purchased and the membership is non-transferable. 
  • No voting power on PNWCC matters.
  • Members will receive priority emails for exciting events (e.g. Magus's visit to Seattle/PNWCC etc).
  • Sibling discount applies to membership fees when 2+ memberships are purchased at the same time and YES, you can combine sibling discount and membership discount!
    • First member gets 10% off. Second member gets 15% off. Third + member gets 20% discount

    • To purchase family memberships, please register an account on NAChessHub, PayPal pnwchesscenter@gmail.com the total membership fee, and email us the player's USCF ID/Names and we will manually add your memberships.

Ignacio Rule - PNWCC Bye and Withdrawal Policy 
  • All bye requests (half point and 0-point byes) need to be made per tournament flyer, or before half of the tournament finishes if not specified in the event flyer. 
  • Players withdraw from the tournaments without a legitimate reason at PNWCC BOD's sole discretion will be noted on PNWCC Quitters List
  • PNWCC reserves the right to refuse admissions to players on the Quitters List for future PNWCC events for at least once. E.g. if a player is on the quitters list, and registers for an event that's sold out, he or she will be taken off the registration list to give spot to players on the waiting list for at least once.
 
Registration Process
Sibling Discount [Effective for events after 2/15/2020]
  • If one sibling player plays up by paying extra entry fee instead of through qualification, he/she doesn't qualify for discount
  • No violation of Ignacio Rule in the past 12 months
  • Sibling player paying the highest entry fee gets 10% discount
  • Sibling player paying the 2nd highest entry fee gets 15% discount
  • Third or more sibling players - 20% discount
  • PNWCC  will refund the discount after event finishes
  • Apply to tournaments and camps only.
GM Emil Anka Group Lesson
  • Every Wednesdays 5:40 PM Beginners Group Lesson

  • Every Frriday 5:40 PM Intermediate and advanced Group Lesson

  • Contact Coach Emil - gm.emilanka@gmail.com for detail

Hotel Options

 

Hotel - Courtyard by Marriott in Kirkland - 11215 NE 124th Street, Kirkland, WA 98034 (4 minutes walk from PNWCC)

Website - Call +1 425-602-3200 & mention "PNW Chess Center" to book chess rate room

  • 05/21 - 05/25, 2020 - PNWCC FIDE Open - Glacier Peak - $129 for king and $139 for 2 queens with breakfast and parking

  • 07/28 - 08/02, 2020 - PNWCC FIDE Open - SOS - $199 for king and $209 for 2 queens with breakfast and parking

  • 09/03 - 09/07, 2020 - PNWCC FIDE Open - Artist Point - $139 for king and $149 for 2 queens with breakfast and parking

Hotel - Comfort Inn - ​ 12204 NE 124th Street, Kirkland, WA, 98034 ( 1 mile away from PNWCC - 4min drive)

Website - Call - (425) 814-1792 & Mention "PNW Chess Center" to book your room

  • 07/28-08/02,2020 - PNWCC FIDE Open - SOS - ​$129/Two Queen Beds room with free WIFI, breakfast and parking

Hotel - Aloft/Element in Redmond - 15220 NE Shen Street, Redmond, WA 98052 (7.3 miles away from PNWCC by Microsoft)

Website - Call - Anna Loose (425) 636-9935­ & Mention "PNW Chess Center" to book your room

  • GP: May 21-25 (Last day to book: May 1) - Aloft 119 USD - 129 USD per night / Element 109 USD - 119 USD per night

  • SOS: July 28-August 2 (Last day to book: July 3) - Aloft 189 USD - 199 USD per night/Element for 179 USD - 189 USD per night

  • AP: September 3-7 (Last day to book: August 14) - Aloft for 129 USD - 139 USD per night/Element 119 USD - 129 USD per night

 

Book your group rate for PNWCC Aloft/Element