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Next MSCA Board Meeting is April 21st, 6-8pm at the Chess Castle in Edina

Introducing MSCA Summer Grand Prix Series!!

State Championship Playoffs (Stenberg Cup)

March 24–26, 2023

See pairings and participants for all sections.

Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West (in Plymouth)


Free entry to this elite invitational event.

Premier Section: $200 Champion plus engraved Stenberg Cup and $50 Brilliancy Prize

U2200/U2000/U1700 Sections: $150 Champion (each) and $50 Brilliancy Prize (each)

Minnesota Girls K–12 State Championship (Haring National Qualifier)

April 8, 2023

Winner qualifies to represent Minnesota at the Ruth Haring National Tournament of Girls State Champions in Grand Rapids, Michigan in late July 2023. Winner also eligible for $400 paid travel stipend if attending National Tournament.

Tournament will take place at the Chess Castle of Minnesota which is located in Southdale Mall in Edina.

4 rounds, G/45 with 5 second delay. Club will be open at 9:30. Rounds at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, 4:00. USCF Regular and Quick rated. Entry fee is $30. Up to 2 half point byes by request.

Send email to with any questions.

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