Community Links

The MN chess community is very much alive, here are some short profiles of those I know that have an active social presence on the interwebs.

GM Wesley So
GM Mauricio Flores Rios
IM John Bartholomew
NM Frank Johnson
NM Matt Jensen
Bill Murray
Dennis McGrath

List of chess communities in MN and nearby states.
Minnesota Chess Families WhatsApp Group
Rochester Chess Club
Duluth [Twin Ports] Chess Club
US Chess (formerly USCF) homepage

Iowa Chess Association
Wisconsin Chess Association
St. Louis Chess Center

Internet Chess Club (ICC)
Lichess
Chess.com and for Kids

Leagues
Twin Cities Chess League (TCCL)
MN Junior High League
PRO Chess League
US Chess League (disbanded, now PRO League)

 

Organized Chaos of other links

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Upcoming Events
  • Action Quads August 2, 2021 7800 Metro Parkway Bloomington MN 55425 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…
  • Wednesday Knighter Open August 4, 2021 7800 Metro Parkway Bloomington MN 55425 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.  Max of 16 players, so…
  • Thursday Knighter Premier August 5, 2021 7800 Metro Parkway Bloomington MN 55425 Same format as Wednesday Knighter Open (Swiss, Game/100 with +30 bonus).  Excellent opportunity for higher rated players (must have been 2000+ at anytime ever) 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…
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