Monday, January 29, 2024

Special Youth Event on Sat. Feb. 3rd!

The Rochester Chess center will not be open for the regular Youth event from 10am-1pm on Saturday, Feb. 3rd, 2024.  Kids and Parents should instead go to the chess tournament held at the India Community Center where Tournament Director Ken McBride will be running the chess event.  

Please read the flyer below for details. Please note that registration is from 8:15am to 8:45am!

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. (but not on Feb. 3rd, 2024 - see flyer above)

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

Gates Library Chess

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. A Special thanks to Fred Mellender who has been running this event for decades (first at the Chili Library, and now at the Gates Library). Registration is requested. For more information & to register, follow the link here: