2024 Summer Chess Camps (June and July)

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2024 Summer Chess Camps

South Dakota Governor’s Cup With $12,000 Guaranteed Prize Fund (October 18 to 20, 2024)


  • Notes: We’re bringing the Governor’s Cup back with a choice of 2-day or 3-day playing schedules, 3 sections, and a 90/30 time control. Our Premier section will be FIDE-rated. We’ll also host a Saturday night blitz with a $500 prize fund b/30 and an NSWRS-rated scholastic side event.
  • Organizers: Glenn Panner, National Tournament Director and FIDE Arbiter; Maret Thorpe, National Tournament Director and FIDE National Arbiter; De and Dave Knudson, who grew the event from 1996 to 2006; Jordan Esmay, President of the South Dakota Chess Association, and Assistant TD.