CHESS CASTLE OF MINNESOTA
1121 Jackson Street NE, Suite #134, Minneapolis, MN 55413
In the red brick Waterbury building on the NW corner of
Central and Broadway in the Nordeast.
Phone to reach the club - 651.280.5473 or e-mail at
Chatter Schedule For New Players
LOCAL CHESS CLUBS / ORGANIZATIONS / SITES
TWIN CITIES CLUBS
The most serious, active and largest club in Minnesota. Location
is at the top of the page.
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA CHESS CLUB
We have players of all skill levels -from those just learning
how to move the pieces, to the well advanced. All skill levels
are welcome! Our primary mission is to play, compete, and
learn chess in a relaxed atmosphere. However, for those who are
more competitive we also have several chess teams that compete
against other colleges in the area. Our website is:
An informal chess group that meets Wednesdays from 6-9 PM at
Barnes and Noble bookstore in the Har Mar Mall. This seems to be
the largest gathering of players who are just looking for
causual games. For information contact Art Fisher (651)
426-2406 or Duane at (651) 773-3135. Class A, B, C, D boards
THE WEST SUBURBAN CHESS CLUB
Formerly the Plymouth Chess Club, recently changed its club
location to Borders Book Shop and Cafe in Minnetonka, near the
Ridgedale Shopping Center. Monday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00
p.m. at Borders Book Shop and Café, 1501 So. Plymouth Drive,
Minnetonka. There is no cost to participate. For more
information, visit the club web site at:
www.angelfire.com/games3/wscc (note: this is a very nice
website.) or contact Tom Burns by e-mail at: email@example.com.
Pat LaVone also offers a free e-mail newsletter, Minnesota Kids
Chess, which you can sign up for there.
Meets at government center court house, Wednesday nights 6 to
9:15. Park in southside parking lot. Middle set of doors.
Downstairs. Contact Mike Trettel 320-573-2805.
GRANITE CITY CHESS CLUB
St. Cloud. Informal play. Meets Tuesday night 6:30 pm, and
Thursday 1 pm at the Whitney Senior Center at 1527 Northway
Drive, St. Cloud. Contact Milt at 320.252.3128 or
Russ at 320.256.7316
THE CHESS FIENDS
At the Calf Fiend Cafe in Redwood Falls from 5-11 on Mondays.
The location is a bit noisy, bring ear plugs for those that this
bothers, but otherwise very nice. They'll run rated quads for
starters until they see enough to run a club tourney, and also a
club rating system to encourage the new players in the area to
join. Lots of new players expected, so it would be nice to have
some rated players for them to play. Contact James Kanne at
Jkanne@means.net for additional info.
Meets Thursday nights at 7 PM at Hutchinson Mall (Hwy 15 south).
Unrated chess. Contact: Tom Pohlen 320.587.6342.
TWIN PORTS CHESS CLUB
Meets Monday nights 6:00-10:00 PM at the Superior Senior
Citizens Center, 1527 Tower Ave. Superior, Wi. 54880. Contact
Bob Martin (club president) 715.399.2964. ROCHESTER: Meets
Fridays at 6 PM in the Pace United Church of Christ, 1503 NE 2nd
Ave. Rochester, Mn. Contact Kevin Gaustad 507-281-4592 (days
Meets the first tuesday of every month at the Cambridge
Community College Media Center. For more information contact
Bonnie Boese (612) 689-7012