SCA Events

Remaining Tournaments

The SCA 2017-2018 season has completed. 
Stay tuned for for the next tournament schedule


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.

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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.


Upcoming Events
  • Thursday Knighter November 15, 2018 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. ($$): Winners get free or reduced entry next month, with participation counting towards an invitation to Club Championship. Reg: 6:15-6:50 PM first Thursday of the month. Rds: 7:00 PM each Thursday, check-in by 6:55 or…
  • EXERCISER QUAD November 17, 2018 Dan Voje directing Description::3-RR by rating, (G/60; +30), open to all, Chess Castle of Minnesota EF: $12 if early, $15 at site, (members $5 off, FM and above FREE). ($$ FREE Membership): One year of FREE Chess Castle membership to the winner of the most quads at the end of the year (split on a…
  • BLITZ November 18, 2018
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