SCA Events

Remaining Tournaments


Sat Jan 05, 2019 Snowball Open + (USCF section) Metcalf Middle School

Burnsville

Sat Jan 05, 2019 Team vs Team Metcalf Middle School

Burnsville

Sat Jan 19, 2019 Frozen Open + (USCF section) Metcalf Middle School

Burnsville

Sat Jan 19, 2019 Double Bug House Metcalf Middle School

Burnsville

Sat Feb 02, 2019 Groundhog Open + (USCF section) Zachary Lane Elementary School

Plymouth

Sat Feb 02, 2019 Doubles Tournament Zachary Lane Elementary School

Plymouth

Sat Feb 23, 2019 SCA Statewide Grade Level Metcalf Middle School

Burnsville

Sat Mar 09, 2019 Anarae Schunk Memorial Twin City Jr High/MS Champ Metcalf Middle School

Burnsville

Sat Mar 09, 2019 Burnsville Open + (USCF section) Metcalf Middle School

Burnsville

Sat May 04, 2019 Lawrence Lampert Memorial Tourney Robbinsdale Middle School

Robbinsdale

Sat and Sunday May 4-5, 2019 SCA Statewide Prim/Elem Championship Robbinsdale Middle School

Robbinsdale

Sat May 18, 2019 Tournament of Champions (invitational) Zachary Lane Elementary School

Plymouth

Sat May 18, 2019 May Open Zachary Lane Elementary School

Other Information

***In honor of the memory of Lawrence Lampert, founder of the School Chess Association, the Statewide Tournament now includes an annual “open section” for players’ grade 7 through 12 and adult. Parents are invited and encouraged to enter the “open section”. The entry fee for the “open section” will be applied to the Lawrence Lampert Memorial Chess Scholarship fund.

All newsletters are e-mailed; Inform them of any change in your e-mail address. Send to: registrar@schoolchess.org. Your e-mail address will always be kept confidential and will never be given to any third party. Be sure your spam filter allows the schoolchess.org. Announcements come from announcements@schoolchess.org

AWARDS – SCA awards trophy prizes typically to the top five players in each section (K-3, 4-6, 7-9) and a novice trophy in our standard tournaments. Rated section trophies depend on the number of players in that section. Tie breakers are used if there is a tie in all sections. Tournament cancellations announced on the SCA web site and through WCCO radio. Concessions will be available at all tournaments.

Bring a CHESS SET, PENCIL, NOTATION PAPER, and a clock (if available) to all tournaments. Limited number of chess sets will be available. At door registration is from 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Players who arrive after 8:30 a.m. will not be paired in the 1st round, unless preregistered and pre-paid. If pre-registered and pre-paid, player must arrive by 9:00 a.m.

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  • CHICAGO OPEN May 24, 2019 – May 27, 2019
  • Monday Action Quads May 27, 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 May 28, 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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