Monday Action Quads  Casual Chess Tuesday
Saturday, February 22
Quad #2 The players are divided into groups of four by rating and play three games in a round-robin. Entry fee: $12 if early, $15 at the site, with club members getting $5 off (FM and above play for FREE). Prize: One year of FREE Chess Castle club membership to the winner of the most quads at the end of the year (split on a tie). Onsite Registration: 9:30-9:50 AM. Phone to reach club 651.280.5473 or e-mail at with questions. Schedule: round one - 10:00 AM, round two - 1:30 (approximate), round three starts 10-15 minutes after the last game of round two. No byes allowed. An inexpensive event for fun and competition, usually done by 6 or 7 PM. House players welcomed. If you register early, you must still check-in by 9:55 or you may not be paired. The lower section is usually rated youths in grades 4-8.
Sunday, February 23
12 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. We should be done by 5:30. Entry fee is $12 for club members, $15 others, with a prize fund of 50% of the total entries. Phone to reach the club 651.280.5473or e-mail at with questions.
February 29-March 1
Open and U1600

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. The 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 - 651.280.5473 or e-mail at You do not need to be a member to play in any Castle event.  

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. Beginners to masters will attend this event. Everyone is welcome.

NEW EVENT: FIRST NIGHT IS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5! Every Wednesday! Format: Weekly double round USCF rated swiss blitz tournament Time Control: Game in 5 with 3 second delay (G/5;d3), Schedule: Wednesdays 7:00 to 9:30 pm, Entry Fee: $7/member, $10/non-member, Prizes: Winner gets free entry next week. Class prizes at TD discretion. Youth and adults welcome. Questions?

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 phone: 651.276.2007. House players welcome. See Jan Standings, see current Wallchart

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, 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.  See Jan Standings.  Registered: 17 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
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