Wednesday, April 10, 2024

April 13th - Wayne Central Schools Annual Chess Tournament!

There will be NO YOUTH tournament on April 13th at the Rochester Chess Center.
The weekly Chess Center Youth tournament will resume on April 20th. 

Monday, March 25, 2024

Chess Camp & Monday Chess League starts April 1st

Spring Break Chess Camp starts April 1, 2024

at the Rochester Chess Center. Call 585-442-2430 for more information and to register.

Monday Night Chess League Forming Now 

The Don Stubblebine Memorial League 
Play Chess on Monday Nights
starts on April 1, 2024
Register no later than 6:30pm 4/1/24.  Call the Rochester Chess Center
at 585-442-2430 for details, or sign-up at the Chess Center in person.
This Spring League runs for 10 weeks plus a make-up week. 
Games start at 7pm. 10 Rounds; Game in 90 min. w/ 5 sec. delay.  
All games must be completed at the Chess Center.  

Weekly Chess Center Tournaments:

Mondays - League, G/90d5 at 7pm. Team vs Team.

Wednesdays - CCCR (Community Chess Club of Rochester) Chess Registration 6:30pm-7:15pm; G/80d5, Games begin at 7:30pm.

Saturdays - Youth tournament 10am-1pm, G/30d5. Prizes. Learn to play chess and gain experience.

Also Saturdays: 3-Rnd Swiss Tournament. Register before 1:45pm. G/60d5, Rnds: 2pm, 4pm, 6pm. Cash prizes.

Gates Library Chess, Organized by Fred Mellender

This club -- for kids under the age of 18 who know how to play chess -- meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. All chess players are welcome, from beginners to masters. Our club is informal. Kids can come and go at any time during club hours. Parents are welcome to watch the games. Registration is requested. For more information & to register, follow the link here: 

Special Youth Events:
Check with the Rochester Chess Center for special tournaments held at schools, group lessons at the Chess Center and other fun events coming up soon. 

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Monday, March 18, 2024

26th Annual Seton Chess Tournament for Children - March 23, 2024

 Registration Details Below

There will be no Youth tournament at the Rochester Chess Center on March 23, 2024 because all chess players will be at the Seton Catholic School for this special children's tournament. All children chess players are invited to participate. Sign up as indicated in the flyer above. Ken McBride will be the tournament director.