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.


Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Classic Weekly Chess Tournament

Re-scheduled this month only due to house cleaning on Monday and Tuesday.

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!

Junior club match @ Temecula Chess Club
Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A scholastic match between TCC and the SDCC. Unrated squad mini match followed by main event.

EF: $25 each for squads A, B, and C. No charge for Unrated squad or visiting players.

Unrated section: 1 round G/10 unrated mini match to start event. Winning team of unrated mini match gains 1 point for their team. 0.5 each in result of a draw.

Main section: The 4 rounds G/15 main match 12 vs. 12 rated playing opposing squad only. Each game scores individually towards match points.

Rounds: Play starts at 2 p.m.

Site: Temecula Chess Club, 27403 Ynez Road, Suite #213, Temecula CA 92591

Donations welcomed and accepted.