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FATHER'S DAY BLITZ
Sunday, June 16th
14 games, two against each opponent, at a time control of game in five minutes with a three second delay. This event counts on your blitz rating only. We will open at one-thirty, and start playing at two. Entry fee is $12 for club members, $15 others, with a prize fund of 50% of the total entries. Phone to reach the club 651.280.5473 or e-mail at danvoje@gmail.com with questions.

Please note the tournament below is played Friday and Saturday in Rochester. But for the convenience of the many Twin Cities players, who attend this fine event, the two Friday night games can be played at the Castle instead, on Wednesday evening.  Details in the link below.
Rochester Open
June 21-22

Exerciser Quad No. Eight
Sunday, June 23
3 Round Robin by Rating, (G/60; +30), open to everyone, Byes: None. Entry Fee: $12 if early, $15 onsite, (members $5 off, FM and above FREE). Prize: 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: 9:00-9:50 Schedule: Rounds 1: 10:00, Round 2: 1:30 (approximate), Round 3: ASAP. There is a half hour lunch after round one and a 10-15 minute break after round 2. House players welcome. If you register early, you must still check-in by 9:55, or you may not get paired. This is an inexpensive event for fun and competition, usually done by 6 or 7. Phone to reach the club 651.280.5473 or e-mail at danvoje@gmail.com with questions.

25th Catfish Days
Friday and Saturday, July 26-27, Franklin, MN

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. Chris Kalina 425-531-0976 

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




Thursday Knighter Open
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 mikesvenson@me.com phone: 651.276.2007. House players welcome. See Apr Standings, see current Wallchart
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Thursday Knighter Premier
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.  Byes: one bye if 4-SS, two byes if 5-SS.  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.  See May Standings.  Registered: 24 players, 6 masters.  See Wallchart.




In the red brick Waterbury building on the NW corner of Central and Broadway in the Nordeast.
Phone to reach the club - 651.280.5473 or e-mail at info@chesscastle.com
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