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31 Mar

50th Minnesota Scholastic Championship Results

Published on: March 31, 2015

TOURNAMENT PHOTOS 50th Minnesota Scholastic Championship:...

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27 Mar

MSCA 2014-2015 Event Schedule

Published on: March 27, 2015

Minnesota Scholastic Championship: Mar 28-29 (St. Catherine University, St. Paul Campus)Minnesota Blitz Championship: Jun 28 (Roseville...

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22 Mar

2015 Minnesota Championship

Published on: March 22, 2015

The 2015 Minnesota Closed Championships were held at the Castle Chess Club in Minneapolis on March 13-15. Congratulations to Sean Nagle, 2015 Minnesota...

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19 Mar

Caro Crush!

Published on: March 19, 2015

Check out this excellent Caro-Kann game annotated by Roger Rudolph. Qatar Masters, ...

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03 Feb

MSCA Election 2015

Published on: February 03, 2015

Dear MSCA Members,Three spots are up for election, and you may vote for up to three members.Chris KalinaDan VojeDavid KuhnsNate HooverPlease send your ballot...

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29 Jan

St. Paul Winter Open

Published on: January 29, 2015

The St. Paul Winter Open was held January 24-25 in Roseville with 119 participants. The tournament had a clear 1st place winner in every section. ...

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29 Jul

Ole Chess Summer Tournament 2014

Published on: July 29, 2014

Congratulations to Jackson Wahl who took clear first place in the 2014 Ole Chess Summer Tournament. This annual event had a record turn out of 79 participants. The tournament site was outstanding. The event was also a scholastic team event (team...

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30 Jun

Andrew Tang earns IM Norm

Published on: June 30, 2014

Congratulations to Andrew Tang who earned his first IM Title Norm at the 2014 North American Youth Chess Championship in Tarrytown, New York June 16th. USCF Article...

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23 Jun

MSCA on Chess.com

Published on: June 23, 2014

Consider joining the new MSCA group on Chess.com ...

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29 May


Published on: May 29, 2014

UPDATE: For those of you who like playing a brand new tournament, coming up the weekend of...

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06 May

World, National & Other Scholastic News

Published on: May 06, 2014

Congratulations to the Minnesota Participants and ChampionsK-9 Championships in Atlanta, GA  April 25-27...

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22 Apr

2014 MSCA Scholastic Chess Championship Results

Published on: April 22, 2014

USCF Results | Team Results...

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31 Mar

Curt Brasket and David Kuhns Receive USCF Career Acheivement Award

Published on: March 31, 2014

Local Chess Players HonoredAugust 4, 2013, Madison, WisconsinChess Master Curtis Brasket of Minneapolis and National Tournament Director David Kuhns of Circle Pines were honored with the Outstanding Career...

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18 Mar

2014 Minnesota Championship Final Results

Published on: March 18, 2014
22 Feb

Minnesota Open

Published on: February 22, 2014

The Minnesota Open and Curt Brasket Memorial was conducted this past weekend. IM  John Bartholomew took the honors with a perfect 5-0 record and defeated current state champion Sean Nagle along the way.  A more complete report and article will follow along with the list of...

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05 Feb

Curt Brasket

Published on: February 05, 2014

A tribute to Curt Brasket on chess.com by Sean Nagle ...

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03 Dec

IM John Bartholomew Wins the 2013 Saint Louis GM Classic

Published on: December 03, 2013

Congratulations to IM John Bartholomew for finishing in clear first place at the 2013 Saint Louis GM Classic. John scored four decisive victories in the 9 round event. This is John's first Grandmaster Norm win. Tournament site:  ...

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