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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

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***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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  • 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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