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District 191 chess tournament is Dec. 19

The annual chess tournament in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will take place Saturday, Dec. 19, at Metcalf Junior High School, 2250 Diffley Road.

The event is open to children, kindergarten through grade 12. Registration is 8:20 to 8:40 a.m. and the tournament wraps up around 3:30 p.m. The entry fee is $18 (make out checks to Metcalf Chess Club).


  • Grades K-3: For primary players with very little tournament experience.
  • Grades K-6: Team and individual awards including top grade level trophies.
  • Grades 7-12: Top team and top three individuals will receive trophies.

Participants are asked to bring a chess set along if they have one. There will be concessions, but lunches can be brought as well.

For more information, contact Brian Ribnick, coordinator of the district chess program, at or (952) 707-2523. 

Posted: Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 10:07