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

Archives
Topics
Upcoming Events
  • MINNESOTA OPEN February 15, 2019 – February 17, 2019 BLOOMINGTON Site: DoubleTree by Hilton, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN Premier: Open to All (FIDE and USCF Rated) Entry Fee: $85 by 2/8; $95 by 2/13; $100 on site. GMs, IMs FREE. Prizes based on 45 total and 5 per class: $1000 1st, $500 2nd, $300 3rd, U2200, U2100 each $200. Amateur: Open to U2000 Entry…
  • Monday Action Quads February 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Chess Castle of MN MONDAY: A three round robin (RR) format at Game in 30 minutes. (Game/30 delay 5 sec) You play players of comparable strength. Register from 6:30-7pm, and I will be doing the pairings right away, so we should be done by ten-thirty. Entry fee is $12 for members, $15 others. Prizes are $25 for 1st in…
  • Casual Night February 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Chess Castle of Minnesota, 1121 NE Jackson St #134, Minneapolis, MN 55413, United States TUESDAY: 6-10pm. A night of casual play where people gather to analyze games play Blitz (Game/5) and hang out. You should be able to get the basic information on the rules to get you started and ready for the other events. (Keeping score, using a clock, tournament rules, chess etiquette and how to say "Checkmate"…
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