Wednesday, June 21
Satellite onsite registration 6:00-6:45pm. Round 1 7:00pm
Rochester Open
June 23-24


Linden Li's Birthday Blitz
Sunday, June 25
Starts at 1:00 with rounds ASAP, registration from 12:30-12:55. USCF Blitz rated; does not count for your regular rating. At least 5 double rounds depending on entries. Entry fee is $15 for members, $20 for non-members. 50% of entries paid out in prizes. Directed by Jackson Wahl.
Sunday, June 25
Minnesota Blizzard will host a graduation blitz tournament for team member NM Jackson Wahl on Sunday June 25 at 4pm at Chess Castle. This event will be free to all graduating seniors. The entree fee for the general public is $5 and there is an optional pizza meal ($5/person) served around 6pm. More blitz will follow if people want to stay longer. Everyone is welcome and please join us on June 25!

Saturday, July 1
Quad #8 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). Onsite 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.

Sunday, July 2
Game 45 Quads: 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.

Twin Ports Open

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 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 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. [THURSDAY KNIGHTER PREMIER ONLINE REGISTRATION]

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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