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THE NEXT TOURNAMENT WILL BE THE MARCH OPEN FOR K-2, 3-5, AND 6-8, AS WELL AS A RATED SECTION FOR K-ADULT ON MARCH 2ND AT DIAMONDHEAD EDUCATION CENTER IN BURNSVILLE. Posted Sunday, January 28, 2024 by Lorene


The next tournament will be the March Open for K-2, K-5 and K-8 as well as a USCF rated section for K-Adult.

AT DOOR registration will be until 8:30am the morning of the tournament. If you pre-register online AND pay via PayPal, you may arrive by 8:30am. If you do not pre-register online AND pre-pay via PayPal, you should arrive between 7:30-8:15am the morning of the tournament. New players registration fee is $28.00 for the first tournament, which will include the SCA ID number that you can use to register online. At-the-door registration the morning of the tournament will incur a late fee of $5.00 per child, making new player at-the-door registration $33.00 per new player. If you register online and pay the fee via PayPal, the registration is $28.00 for your first tournament.

I am now accepting coach of the year nominations. If you have a coach that you would like to nominate for the Coach of the Year Award, please email me the information about your special coach. Let me know something about this coach and why you feel that your coach should receive this award. The award will be presented at the Statewide Primary, Elementary, Middle School Championship on April 20th.

Please bring your own chess set as there will not be chess sets available. But you will be able to purchase chess sets, as well as chess equipment at the tournament site.

Check the Tournament Schedule for address and additional information.

CHESS LESSONS THROUGH ONE91 COMMUNITY EDUCATION Posted Saturday, January 27, 2024 by Lorene
For complete information see the ONE91 chess lessons flyer
ONE91 Chess Lessons online registration link

SPAM FILTERING OF ANNOUNCEMENTS POSTED Posted Monday, August 29, 2016 by Lorene
Please note we have been informed that many SCA Email announcements have not been received due to likely spam-filtering issues. If you have requested to be on the Email list and are not receiving announcements, please do the following:

Check your spam, junk or trash Email folder to see if SCA announcements were incorrectly filtered out; if so, click the appropriate setting, for example, "Move-to-Inbox" and Mark as "Not Spam".

Facebook Posted Monday, October 22, 2012 by Webmaster
Visit our Facebook page for more fun and info about the SCA

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Congratulations to our 2023 Statewide Tournament Champions
Well done!
Primary Champion
Ryan Zhou
Elementary Champion
Vignesh Subramanian
Middle Champion
Aarti Kannan

 

Congratulations 2023
Coach of the Year!

Rachael Theis

 

Congratulations 2023
Chess Camp Champs!

Alden Go
Championship Section

Maxwell Smigel
Novice Section

 

Resources: Check out these recommended instructional books.

USCF's Scholastic Chess page Check it out

Why teach chess to children?? Click here to find out.

Parents -- check out this tournament chess primer by the U.S. Chess Center

Wanted: Chess Coaches
There are many schools that need either a chess coach or someone with chess knowledge. If you are in Junior/Senior High School you may qualify as a chess assistant. Most chess clubs are after school, but some are before school or in the evening. If you are interested, please call 763-593-1168 or write to:

School Chess Association
5901 Laurel Ave Apt 134
Golden Valley, MN 55416-1070

Chess Clubs
Does your school have a chess club? If not, contact the School Chess Association.
We may be able to help your school start a club!!
Contact Lorene at Lorene@SchoolChess.org or 763-593-1168

The School Chess Association is dedicated to providing chess activities for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12.

In support of our mission, the SCA provides the following services:

  • Run chess tournaments
  • Provide chess camps
  • Develop chess clubs
  • Promote instruction

The SCA is dedicated to providing the best programs for all participants.  The SCA runs only non-elimination tournaments.  We believe that all students should have the greatest opportunity to play chess and that no one should be eliminated from a tournament.

This web site is devoted to providing information about the SCA and other chess activities.

For more information, e-mail Lorene Lampert or call us at (763)-593-1168


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