43rd annual Green Bay Chess Championship promises $2000 in prizes


A local competition has yet to call check mate as they await the chance to crown a new chess champion.

The 43rd annual Green Bay Open Chess Tournament kicked off Saturday at the Raddison hotel.

About 100 chess players from Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan are competing for $2,000 in cash prizes and trophies this weekend.

If you want to check the competition out, the chess players will be at 10 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. on Sunday.

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