The Northern Open
August 31 – September 1, 2019

September Think
September 7-8
Seven games, (4 games on Saturday, 3 games Sunday). Time control is game in 60+15 second delay. Prize fund is 60% of entries,with several class prizes. Advance entry $35 for club members, $40 onsite, non-members $40 advance entry $45 onsite. Two half-point byes for any rounds; must be requested when entering. One day Saturday only option $18 in advance, $20 onsite.Onsite Registration: 9-9:50am Saturday. Round Times: Saturday 10-1-3:45-6:45, Sunday noon-2:45-5:15. USCF Membership required. Directed by Dan Voje. Phone to reach the club - 612.478.9934 or e-mail at Organizer: Chess Castle Events Chess Castle Events, TD Dan Voje Organizer: Chess Castle Events

Twin Cities Chess League 2019-20
Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Drive, Roseville, MN
Fridays 7:00 pm
Round 1: September 13, 2019  Round 2: Nov 15  Round 3: Dec 13
Round 4: Jan 10, 2020  Round 5: Feb 7  Round 6: Mar 13  Round 7: April 3

Exerciser Quad #12
Saturday, September 14th
Divide into groups of four 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: 10:00-10:50 Schedule: Rounds 1: 11:00, Round 2: 2:30 (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 with questions.

2019 Golden Gopher Open
September 20-22, 2019
$12,500 Projected Prize Fund
GM Vladimir Georgiev, Fidel Corrales, and IM John Bartholomew all confirmed to play!

MSCA Monthly Scholastic
September 28

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. 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 phone: 651.276.2007. House players welcome. See Jul 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.  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 Jul Standings.  Registered: 19 players, 4 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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