Calendar

Hours of operation

We are open every Monday from 3-6 p.m. for casual play and questions; every Tuesday from 4-6 p.m. for group classes, and 7-10 p.m. for tournaments; every Wednesday from 1:30-6 p.m. for group classes; and Every Thursday from 4-6 p.m. for group classes. On Fridays we have an instructor on site for private lessons from around 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. We normally hold events almost every Saturday but start times and duration vary, so check the event calendar.

Schedule

Dec
7
Sat
Blitz Tournament
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Every first Saturday Blitz.

Monthly 9-round blitz tournament for those with a need for speed.

Time control: G/5+3 second increment.

Prizes: 1st place wins %70 of all entry fees.

Entry Fee: $10.

Ratings: USCF blitz rated.

Starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month.

Dec
21
Sat
Quick G/25 tournament
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am

Format: 5-Round Swiss. Every third Saturday except when it conflicts with Junior Joust and then its on the 3rd Sunday.

Time Control: G/25.

Registration: 10:30 a.m.

Rounds: Round 1 starts at 11:00 a.m.  Lunch will begin as your second round finishes and last until 1:30 p.m. which is the start of round 3.

Entry Fee: $15.

Prizes: 1st Place overall will receive 50 percent of the entry fees.  Under 1600 rated highest scoring player will receive a prize of 30 percent of the entry fees.  Prize category based on USCF quick rating.

Jan
11
Sat
Junior Joust Tournament
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am

United States Chess Federation rated event. Children’s scholactic chess tournament. Age 14 and under. Time controls are 15 minutes for each side. 4 rounds. Prizes!!! 1st place receives 20 dollars, 10 dollars for 2nd, and 5 dollars for 3rd. Players qualify for season finals each 3 months by placing 1st or 2nd place in a regular event or scoring 5 points total throughout the regular season. Entry Fee is 10 dollars. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Round 1 begins at 11 a.m.

Jan
18
Sat
Quick G/25 tournament
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am

Format: 5-Round Swiss. Every third Saturday except when it conflicts with Junior Joust and then its on the 3rd Sunday.

Time Control: G/25.

Registration: 10:30 a.m.

Rounds: Round 1 starts at 11:00 a.m.  Lunch will begin as your second round finishes and last until 1:30 p.m. which is the start of round 3.

Entry Fee: $15.

Prizes: 1st Place overall will receive 50 percent of the entry fees.  Under 1600 rated highest scoring player will receive a prize of 30 percent of the entry fees.  Prize category based on USCF quick rating.

Jan
25
Sat
Junior Joust Tournament
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am

United States Chess Federation rated event. Children’s scholactic chess tournament. Age 14 and under. Time controls are 15 minutes for each side. 4 rounds. Prizes!!! 1st place receives 20 dollars, 10 dollars for 2nd, and 5 dollars for 3rd. Players qualify for season finals each 3 months by placing 1st or 2nd place in a regular event or scoring 5 points total throughout the regular season. Entry Fee is 10 dollars. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Round 1 begins at 11 a.m.

Feb
8
Sat
Junior Joust Tournament
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am

United States Chess Federation rated event. Children’s scholactic chess tournament. Age 14 and under. Time controls are 15 minutes for each side. 4 rounds. Prizes!!! 1st place receives 20 dollars, 10 dollars for 2nd, and 5 dollars for 3rd. Players qualify for season finals each 3 months by placing 1st or 2nd place in a regular event or scoring 5 points total throughout the regular season. Entry Fee is 10 dollars. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Round 1 begins at 11 a.m.

Feb
15
Sat
Quick G/25 tournament
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am

Format: 5-Round Swiss. Every third Saturday except when it conflicts with Junior Joust and then its on the 3rd Sunday.

Time Control: G/25.

Registration: 10:30 a.m.

Rounds: Round 1 starts at 11:00 a.m.  Lunch will begin as your second round finishes and last until 1:30 p.m. which is the start of round 3.

Entry Fee: $15.

Prizes: 1st Place overall will receive 50 percent of the entry fees.  Under 1600 rated highest scoring player will receive a prize of 30 percent of the entry fees.  Prize category based on USCF quick rating.

Feb
22
Sat
Junior Joust Tournament
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am

United States Chess Federation rated event. Children’s scholactic chess tournament. Age 14 and under. Time controls are 15 minutes for each side. 4 rounds. Prizes!!! 1st place receives 20 dollars, 10 dollars for 2nd, and 5 dollars for 3rd. Players qualify for season finals each 3 months by placing 1st or 2nd place in a regular event or scoring 5 points total throughout the regular season. Entry Fee is 10 dollars. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Round 1 begins at 11 a.m.

Mar
14
Sat
Junior Joust Tournament
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am

United States Chess Federation rated event. Children’s scholactic chess tournament. Age 14 and under. Time controls are 15 minutes for each side. 4 rounds. Prizes!!! 1st place receives 20 dollars, 10 dollars for 2nd, and 5 dollars for 3rd. Players qualify for season finals each 3 months by placing 1st or 2nd place in a regular event or scoring 5 points total throughout the regular season. Entry Fee is 10 dollars. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Round 1 begins at 11 a.m.

Mar
28
Sat
Junior Joust Finals
Mar 28 @ 11:00 am

Our final Junior Joust of the Winter 2020 season will decide who we will crown as Junior champion. There is no entry fee and it is by invite only through qualifying in one of the previous tournaments. Dress code of business casual applies. 4 rounds of G/20 USCF quick rated chess. 1st prize is 30$ and Fall 2018 trophy and title. 2nd place is $20 and medal, 3rd place is $10 and medal.