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
  • Casual Night March 31, 2020 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"…
  • Wednesday Woozy (Blitz) April 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Chess Castle of Minnesota, 1121 NE Jackson St #134, Minneapolis, MN 55413, USA The Castle is starting a new weekly blitz event on Wednesdays!Format: 5 double-rounds, G/5 with 3-second delayTime: Every Wednesday from 7:00pm to 9:30 pmEntry Fee: $5/member, $8/non-member if registered by Monday, $2 extra after MondayPrizes: Winner gets free entry next week, class prizes at TD discretion
  • Thursday Knighter April 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm Chess Castle of MN 4 or 5-SS in 2 sections, (G/100; +30), Chess Castle of Minnesota OPEN: Open to all. EF: $20, members $15. ($$): Winners get free or reduced entry next month, with participation counting towards an invitation to Club Championship. Reg: 6:15-6:50 PM first Thursday of the month. Rds: 7:00 PM each Thursday, check-in by 6:55 or…
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