To Enter the Castle, go to the WEST SIDE back right door and call the TD. 
 Make sure to call the right number for your event!!!! 

Bring your own Chess Set & Clock; Free Parking
The Castle Chess Club re-opened Feb. 1st, 2021!
New Location: 7800 Metro Parkway Bloomington MN 55425
The Chess Castle will be open three nights a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday and two weekends per month.

Classic Swiss February 20th-21st
Bring Chess set & Clock! Doors ALWAYS LOCKED call TD Enter: 612-877-1534
Remember the days before 3o second increment? Now you can experience them!
Castle opens at 9:30am and games start at 10:00am.  Rounds  10:00am and 2:30pm. Sunday at 11am and 3:30pm.
Format: 4 round swiss Game in 2 hours with a 5 second delay, USCF Membership is required.
Prizes (based on 10 players): 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Largest Upset receive FREE ENTRY vouchers for any one Castle event in 2021. Up to 2 half point byes available. 
Entry fee: $40 Castle Members, $50  for others by Feb. 17 ($10 late fee after Feb. 16)Questions go to info@chesscastle.com Please register before 11:30am online the day of the event, SIGN UP CLICK HERE! Max of 16 players, so sign up now!

Mondays Casual Knight & Knight Action Quads 
Bring Chess set & Clock! Doors ALWAYS LOCKED call TD Enter: 612-877-1534
Every Monday the Castle will open at 5:30pm for some unrated chess fun. This is a great time for new players or returning members to learn about the club, play some friendly games, or join the US Chess Federation.
Casual Chess Ends at 7pm when the Action Quads start.
Action Quads Format: Three Rounds Game in 30 with a 5 second delay, USCF Membership is required. Players are grouped based on ratings. Prizes: $5 of each Action Quad entry goes into a prize pool! At the end of 2021, the players who have won the most sections in Action Quads win the pool: 1st = 40%, 2nd = 30%, 3rd = 20%, and 4th = 10%. PRIZE POOL UPDATED WEEKLY! The pool can be as much as $4,000! Entry fee: $15 for Castle Members, $20 for others. Questions go to info@chesscastle.com Please register before 6:30PM online, SIGN UP CLICK HERE! 
Max of 16 players, so sign up now! 

Wednesday Knighter Open
Bring Chess set & Clock! Doors ALWAYS LOCKED call TD Enter: 612-964-6673
Entry Fee: $35, members $25 Prizes: Winners get 50% off next month.  Swiss, Game/100 with +30 bonus. Onsite Registration: 6:30-6:50 PM first Wednesday of the month.  Rounds: 7:00 PM each Wednesday, check-in by 6:55 or you may not get paired, call 612.964.6673.  Other: Directed by Norm Myrin. Most games done by 11:00.  House player welcomed.  Questions, contact Norm Myrin at normalcyforever@gmail.com, phone: 612.964.6673.  SIGN UP CLICK HERE!  Max of 16 players, so sign up now!  Wallchart

Thursday Knighter Premier
Bring Chess set & Clock! Doors ALWAYS LOCKED call TD Enter: 763-232-9944
Same format as Wednesday Knighter Open (Swiss, Game/100 with +30 bonus).  Excellent opportunity for higher rated players (must be 1700 or higher) with discount incentives.  Entry Fee: if early (U1900 $35), (1900-1999 $30), (2000-2099 $25), (2100-2199 $20), (2200+ $15), (NMs receive $5 off, FM and above FREE), (All $35 at site), members get $10 off.  Byes: one bye if 4-SS, two byes if 5-SS, exceptions at TD's discretion.  Other:  Check-in by 6:55 each Thursday.  Call or text 763-232-9944 if you are running late, or you may not get paired.  Exceptions to minimum rating at TD's discretion.  Directed by Nate Hoover.  TD may require submission of game scores.  Event may be broadcast.  All proceeds go to the Chess Castle.  House player welcomed.  Questions contact Nathan Hoover nathanhoover@msn.com, phone: 763-232-9944.  SIGN UP CLICK HERE!  Max of 16 players, so sign up now!  Wallchart




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