Minnesota Open
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 17-19
Minneapolis [REGISTRATION]

Saturday, February 25
6 Round Swiss Game/30 with 5 second delay. Onsite Registration: 9:30-9:50. Rounds: 10:00 - 11:30 - Lunch - 1:15 - 2:30 - 4:00 - 5:15 Entry $20, members $15. Prizes 60%. With at least one class prize. National memberships required. You do not need to be a Castle member to play at the Club.
Phone to reach the club - 612.478.9934 or e-mail at info@chesscastle.com

Sunday, February 26
Game in 45 with a 5 second delay. 3 rounds in round robin format. Onsite Registration 12:30-12:55, first round at 1:00, remaining rounds ASAP. You do not need to be a member of the Castle to play in any Castle event. Entry is $15 for members, $20 for non-members. 60% of entries paid out in prizes. Directed by Jackson Wahl. Phone to reach the club - 612.478.9934 or e-mail at info@chesscastle.com

Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5
Over $1,200 in prizes projected! (based on 60 entrants)
Open: FIDE & USCF rated.
Entry fee is $50 for Chess Castle Members by 2 March, $60 non-members by 2 March (late registration and players below 1800 USCF each incurs $10). Prize fund is (based on 25 participants) 1st $300, 2nd $150; U2200 $120; U2000 $120; Upset Trophy.

Reserve (U1800): USCF rated.
Entry fee is $40 for Chess Castle Members by 2 March, $50 non-members by 2 March (late registration incurs $10). Prize fund is (based on 25 participants) 1st $200, 2nd $120; U1600 $100; U1400 $100; U1200 Trophy; U1000 Trophy; Upset Trophy. All of the above: Five games, Swiss pairings. Time Control is game in 90 minutes plus 30 second increment. Onsite Registration Saturday 9:00- 9:45am. Rounds: Saturday 10:00-2:30-7:30; Sunday 10-3. USCF membership is required. Advanced entries can be made online at https://onlineregistration.cc/CCM/2017MinneapolisOpen or mailed: Castle Chess Club

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 info@chesscastle.com You do not need to be a member to play in any Castle event.

Join us on Tuesdays 6-10 PM for an evening of casual chess. Speed chess, bughouse, analysis, pick-up games or enjoy one of the books from the clubs extensive library. Open to everyone, beginners welcome.
  






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 mikesvenson@me.com phone: 651.276.2007 House players welcome.
  
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
 
http://www.chesscastle.com/membership

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 info@chesscastle.com
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