Saturday, April 1
3-Round Robin 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). Registration: 9:30-9:50 (phone or text 763-232-9944). Rounds: 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 players welcome.  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: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~hoov0016/calendar/

Saturday, April 8
6 Round Swiss, Game in 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, April 9
3 rounds in quad format; divide into groups of four by rating and play a round-robin. Registration 12:30-12:55, first round at 1:00, remaining rounds ASAP. G/45 with a 5 second delay. Entry is $15 for members, $20 for non-members. 60% of entries paid out in prizes. Directed by Jackson Wahl.

Spring Flower Quads
Saturday April 22

Spring Think

Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30
Seven games, (4 games on Saturday, 3 games Sunday). Time control is game in 60+15 second delay. Prize fund is 60% of entries,
with several class prizes. Advance entry $35 for club members, $40 onsite, non-members $40 advance entry $45 onsite. Two half-point byes for any rounds; must be requested when entering. One day Saturday only option $18 in advance, $20 onsite.
Onsite Registration: 9-9:50am Saturday. Round Times: Saturday 10-1-3:45-6:45, Sunday noon-2:45-5:15. USCF Membership required. Phone to reach the club - 612.478.9934 or e-mail at info@chesscastle.com

2017 U.S. Amateur North Championship
Saturday and Sunday, 20-21 May 2017
Plymouth, MN
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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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