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 -
  • Membership fee is non-refundable once purchased and the membership is non-transferable. 
  • No voting rights on PNWCC matters.
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.

Hotel Options

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