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
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.

Feb
1
Sat
Blitz Tny 11 am
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am

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 11:00 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month.

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.

Apr
18
Sat
Junior club match
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am

Four rounds of rated G/30 games vs. a rival junior club from the San Diego area. It will consist of three quads and be played for a trophy. Our roster has been set and the match will begin at 11 a.m. All participants will be age 14 or under. Event will be continued every three months to renew the friendly competition.

Jun
5
Fri
Friday private lessons by appointment
Jun 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jun
12
Fri
Friday private lessons by appointment
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jun
16
Tue
Tuesday G/45
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Classic Weekly Chess Tournament

Time Controls: G/45 +3 seconds increment. Games normally last about three hours.

Entry Fee: $20

Prizes: 1st place overall 50% of entry fees; 1st Under 1600 wins 30% of entry fees.

Format: Two rounds will be held on each Tuesday. Round one starts at 7:00 p.m. and round two starts 8:45 p.m. Tournaments last for one month each.

Ratings: Dual rated i.e. standard and quick ratings will be affected.

Players: These events are for adults and kids alike. Players of all levels participate — master to beginner.

Please show up before the start time so we can start the rounds on time!

Jun
19
Fri
Friday private lessons by appointment
Jun 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm