10:00 am - 5:00 pm

State Fair Exposition Center

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Format:     K3, K6 & K12   Five round Swiss G30.


Awards:      K3: Individual trophies to top 5 players, 3 Team trophies and medals to all

K6: Individual trophies to top 5 players, 3 Team trophies and medals to all.

K12: Individual trophies to top 5 players, 3 Team trophies and medals to all.

Award Ceremony around 4:30 – 5:00 if not before.


Entry:       $10 per player for advance registration by Thursday Nov 10 at 11:00 pm,  $15 online by 11:00 pm Tuesday Nov 15.   $20 on site. (Pre-registration is needed to obtain free admission to the Folk Fair for the player and volunteers)

Check-in from 10:00 – 10:30  Round 1 begins close to 11:00. Onsite registration for round 1 ends at 10:30 Pre-registrants arriving after 10:45 and on site registrations arriving after 10:45   can enter the tournament round 2. Please check in as early as possible. For advance registration, register online at

Exposition Entry and Folk Fair passes:

                     All participants registering for the tournament in advance by 11:00 pm Tuesday Nov 15  will receive free passes into the exposition center.  There is no discount for the $6 parking or for chaperones.  Please enter the exposition center on the west side (84th street) and proceed to the volunteer desk. Players and volunteers  who pre-registered will find their names on a list at the volunteer station to the right once you enter. .  If you are not pre-registered you will need to pay for entry into the folk fair. After receiving your entry tickets proceed to the chess tournament area and register for the tournament. You may be able to get your entry tickets slightly before 10:00 but cannot enter until 10:00.

A limited number of volunteers will also receive a pass for free entry.   We need help with registration ( 4 ) and floor TDs (6, 2 to 3 round each) and scorekeepers ( 2, 2 to 3 rounds each).  To sign up as a volunteer please email

Questions: Contact WSCF at or 262-573-5624.


WSCF has a no refund policy.  If you have paid and cannot attend we hope that you consider the fee a donation to WSCF which is a 501c3 nonprofit.   Thank you for your support.  If WSCF cancels the event due to weather then there will be refunds.