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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

Brainerd chess tournament registration begins

BAXTER — Brainerd Area chess tournament will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 9 at Forestview Middle School in Baxter.

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All ages are welcome.

Cost is $10 and pre-register is preferred. Register online at isd181.org and click on the Community Education banner or contact Community Education, at 454-6924 and register with a credit card.

Registration at the door is $15 and it closes at 8:45 a.m.

The tournament is for individuals and/or teams. There will be five rounds, four rounds assured; one round per hour. Clocks started for unfinished games at 45 minutes. Swiss system pairing. 

There will be awards for top individual players in divisions K-3, 4-6, 7-12 and adult. Traveling team trophy to overall first place team. Scores are based on top four players for each K-12 team.

Competitors are asked to bring their chess sets if possible, tournament style is preferred.

For more information contact Chris Hanson, Brainerd Chess Coach, at 454-6665 or chris.hanson@isd181.org.

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