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.
Children’s scholastic chess tournament.
Age: 17 and under.
Entry Fee: is $10.
Time control: 15 minutes for each side, i.e. G/15.
Format: The event is a 4 round Swiss.
Rounds: Round 1 begins at 11 a.m.
Prizes: 1st place, $20; 2nd place, $10; and 3rd place, $5.
Qualifying for the Finals: Players qualify for season finals each three months by accumulating five points total throughout the regular season.
Ratings: United States Chess Federation Quick rated event.
This class develops young students to become better overall players and is intended to prepare them for growth and tournament play. Curriculum covers a wide variety of tools and topics, covering everything from openings and endgames to psychology and tactics.
Classes are every Tuesday and Wednesday. Class One starts at 1:30 p.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. Class Two starts at 4:00 p.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m.
Registration is $65 for one student or $100 for two siblings per month. Attend as many classes as you like during the month!
Classic Weekly Chess Tournament
Time Controls: G/45 +5 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!