Saturday, October 21
Quad #15 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 player welcomed. Round times are 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 often rated youths grades 4-8. All proceeds go to the Chess Castle.  Registered: 8 players, see Wallchart.
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Jackson Blitz Event
Sunday, October 22
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 12 rounds. , $25 nonmembers/$20 members, G/5;d0. Prizes: 50% of entries. Directed by Dan Voje.

October 28-29
November 4-5

Minnesota Class Championship
November 11-12

Minnesota Blizzard FIDE Open
December 16-17
Over $1,200 prizes projected!

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. Coffee house 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: 6:30-6:50 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. Oct Wallchart, Sep Wallchart
Same format as Open.  Excellent opportunity for higher rated players (must be 1700+) with discount incentives.  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 get $5 off. Check-in by 6:55 Thursday or you may not get paired, call or text 763-232-9944.  Byes: one bye if 4-SS, two byes if 5-SS.  Other: Directed by Nate Hoover. All proceeds go to the Chess Castle.  Registered: 12 players, see Oct Wallchart. Sep Wallchart.

Twin Cities Chess League
Round 2: Friday, September 22

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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