About Us | Contact Us


Chess News

27 Feb

MSCA 2014-2015 Event Schedule

Published on: February 27, 2015

Minnesota Closed Championship: Mar 13-15 (Castle Chess Club, Minneapolis)Minnesota Scholastic Championship: Mar 28-29 (St. Catherine...

Read More

27 Feb

50th Annual MSCA Scholastic Chess Championships 2015

Published on: February 27, 2015

Dear MSCA members, Online registration is now open for the 50th Annual MSCA Scholastic Chess Championships 2015. Direct your browser to https://www.onlineregistration.cc/ and you will find the...

Read More

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...

Read More

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. ...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

23 Jun

MSCA on Chess.com

Published on: June 23, 2014

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

Read More

29 May


Published on: May 29, 2014

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

Read More

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...

Read More

22 Apr

2014 MSCA Scholastic Chess Championship Results

Published on: April 22, 2014

USCF Results | Team Results...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

05 Feb

Curt Brasket

Published on: February 05, 2014

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

Read More

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:  ...

Read More

27 Oct

TCCL with 35 teams!

Published on: October 27, 2013

35 teams have entered the 2013-2014 TCCL season.  There is room (physical space) for 5 more teams, so contact Dave Kuhns if you want to start in round 3 - November 22. (1/2 match point byes available for rounds one and...

Read More

03 Oct

Anarea Schunk, chessplayer, coach and friend

Published on: October 03, 2013

It may have not been clear from the last post that Anarea was an accomplished chessplayer, and friend of...

Read More

Anarae Schunk