Saturday, December 10
Maturity Prize Quads. 3-Round Robin by rating, (G/60 +30), open to all. Entry Fee: $15 (club members $12), Prize: $30 for 1st in each section. If one of the sections is a Swiss, there will also be a 2nd place prize of $15 in that section. Registration: 9:00-9:50 am. Rounds: 10:00-1:30-ASAP. Byes: None. House players welcome. If you register early, you must still check-in by 9:55, or you will NOT get paired. Phone to reach the club - 612.478.9934 or e-mail at You do not need to be a member to play in any Castle event.

Minnesota Youth and Collegiate Open 2016
December 10-11, 2016 | ONLINE REGISTRATION

Closed Sunday, December 11

Saturday, December 17
Exerciser Quad 13, 3-RR by rating, (G/60; +30), open to all, Chess Castle of Minnesota Entry Fee: $12 if early, $15 at site, (members $5 off, FM and above FREE). ($$ FREE Membership): One year of FREE Chess Castle membership to the winner of the most quads at the end of the year (split on a tie). Reg:9:30-9:50 (phone or text 763-232-9944). Rds: 10:00-1:30-ASAP. Byes:None. Other: This is an inexpensive event for fun and competition, usually done by 6 or 7. Directed by Nate Hoover. House-player welcomed. Round times are just estimates. There is a 1/2 hour lunch after round 1 and a 5-10 minute break after round 2. If you register early, you must still check-in by 9:55, or you may not get paired. Lower section is usually rated youths grades 4-8. All proceeds go to the Chess Castle. Early entry:

A three round robin format at Game in 30 minutes (Game/30). You play players of comparable strength. Registration from 6:30-7:00 pm, Event is typically done by 10:30 pm. Entry fee is $12 for members, $15 others. Prizes are $25 for 1st in each section. No one is stuck with a bye ever. Phone to reach the club - 612.478.9934 or e-mail at You do not need to be a member to play in any Castle event.

Join us Tuesday evenings 6-10 PM for speed chess, bughouse, analysis, pick-up games or enjoy one of the books from the clubs extensive library. Open to everyone, beginners welcome.
Thursday Knighter Open
Entry Fee: $20, members $15 Prizes: Winners get free or reduced entry next month, with participation 
counting towards invitation to Club Championship. Swiss, Game/100 with +30  bonus. Onsite Registration: 6:15-6:50 PM first Thursday of the month. Rounds: 7:00 PM each Thursday, check-in by 6:55 or you may not get paired, call 612.964.6673. Directed by Norm Myrin. Most games done by 11:00. Questions, contact Mike Svenson phone: 651.276.2007 House players welcome.
Thursday Knighter Premier
Same format as Open. Excellent opportunity for higher rated players (must be 1700+) with discount incentives. Non-members who sign up by the first Monday of the month save $3. Members save $5 registering just one day early. Minimum of 8 players, otherwise the event merges with the Open. If the event merges with the Open, you can opt for full refund or use your reduced entry for the Open. Entry Fee: if early (U1900 $20), (1900-1999 $17), (2000-2099 $14), (2100+ $11), (FM and above FREE), All $20 at site, members receive $5 off. Check-in by 6:55 Thursday or you may not get paired, call 763-232-9944. Byes: one any round. Directed by Nate Hoover. Online Registration Due to Thanksgiving, the last round for November will be on Wednesday the 23rd.
In the red brick Waterbury building on the NW corner of Central and Broadway in the Nordeast.
Phone to reach the club - 612.478.9934 or e-mail at
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