North Dakota Chess Association


FM Chess Open

When: March 2, 2019

Where: Moorhead Center Mall commons area north door
9 am-9:30 am registration
st round 9:45 am for both
Scholastic and Unrated
Breakdown of Divisions
$5 scholastic 5 rounds
K-3, 4-6, 7-12 medals awarded

$10 all players 4 rounds game/45 0 delay
Cash prizes
Directed by Joe McNamara
They will begin asap the director will determine the schedule

Bring Clocks
For pre registration

2019 Jackrabbit Open (Saturday and Sunday) and Reserve (Saturday Only)

When: March 16th and 17th, 2019
Where: Brookings, SD in the South Dakota State Student Union
Registration: Download Registration Form

Reserve (U1200) Section:
EF: $5. Prizes include: 1st Place Team Trophy, Medals for top 6 individuals.
One-Day Event – 4 Rounds
Time Control: G/45, d5
Round Times: Saturday: 9:30, 12:30, 2:30, 4:30

Open Section:
EF: $10. Prizes 100% based on entry fees. Cash prizes will be given for 1st and 2nd place and will be 2:1 in nature (Example: If 15 individuals register, the 1st place winner would receive $100 and the 2nd place winner would receive $50.).
Two-Day Event – 4 Rounds
Time Control: 30/90, SD/30, d5
Round Times: Saturday: 9:30, 2:00; Sunday: 10:00, 3:00
Tournament will be located upstairs in the
South Dakota State Student Union. Free parking everywhere on the SDSU campus. Follow this link for a map of the SDSU campus:
SDCA Membership Required (Other States Accepted). USCF Membership Required. USCF and SDCA memberships will be available on-site. It is strongly encouraged, though, that players purchase USCF memberships online prior to the tournament via this link:
SDCA membership rates are as follows: Youth (Age 19 or younger) - $10, Adult - $15, Family - $20.
On-site registration will be held from 8:15-9:00 AM on Saturday. Pre-registration is available and preferred.
One ½ point bye is available and must be requested before round 2. Byes may not be requested for the final round (Round 4).

Please bring your own boards, sets, and clocks, if possible.
For pre-registration, please send your completed registration form (Page #2), postmarked no later than March 12
th, to 2049 1st Street, Brookings, SD, 57006, or email to Checks should be made out to the South Dakota Chess Association. If you have questions, call Destiny Jorenby at 605-651-9426 or email:

2019 ND Scholastic Chess Championship, Saturday, April 6, Shiloh Christian School, Bismarck

Additional details coming soon.

2019 North Dakota State Chess Championship

Dates: April 27 & 28, 2019
Location: Hillside Aquatic Complex, 1719 East Boulevard Ave, Bismarck
Fee: $50 for Adults, $30 for College Students with Student ID, $20 for Kindergarten-Grade 12
Prizes: Prizes are based on entries. The past couple of years, top prize has been trophies and $250 with $150 for runner-up and $100 for top of each class A, B, C, (Top D, E & Unrated), Top Under 1000.
Contact: Todd Wolf at or 701-426-3768


Registration: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Round 1: Game/90 mins, Delay/5s, 9:15 AM
Round 2: Game/120 mins, Delay/5s, 1:15 PM
Round 3: Game/120 mins, Delay/5s, 6:15 PM


Business Meeting: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Round 4: Game/120 mins, Delay/5s, 9:15 AM
Round 5: Game/120 mins, Delay/5s, 1:45 PM or 30 minutes after the 4th round (no earlier than 1:15 PM)

Awards ceremony immediately following the last completed game

**One 1/2 point bye may be requested for any of the first four rounds prior to the tournament