Monday, November 13, 2006

#36 Local Chess Clubs

Below is a list of local (mostly Union County) chess clubs.

Checkmate Chess Club

Saturdays 8:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Barnes and Noble Booksellers
240 Route 22 West
Springfield, NJ 07081

not USCF-affiliated

Web Site : http://checkmatechessclub.blogspot.com


Chess Mates

Open Sundays, Wednesdays and Saturdays

1531 Irving St.
Rahway, NJ 07065

USCF-affiliated.
Web Site : http://www.chessmatesnj.com
Blog : http://chessmatesnj.blogspot.com

Tournaments are run 3 days a week. Lessons given 2 Sundays per month.

For hours of operation, tournament details, lesson and camp info, visit their website, blog, send email to chessmates@chessmatesnj.com, or call 732-499-0118


Clark Chess Club
Thursdays 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Clark Public Library
303 Westfield Ave.
Clark, NJ 07066
 
Directions

Not USCF-affiliated
For more information, call the library : 732-388-5999

Mostly senior citizens.



Garden State Chess League
West Orange CC, Kenilworth CC, Chess Mates, Dean Of Chess Academy and other clubs

Web Site : http://gardenstatechessleague.blogspot.com

Matches played once per month.
The games are not-rated.


Kenilworth Chess Club
Thursdays 8:00 p.m - 11:30 p.m

Kenilworth Community Center
575 Boulevard
Kenilworth, NJ 07033

Directions

USCF-affiliated
Contact :
Donald Carrelli via kenilworthchessclub@gmail.com
Web Site : http://www.kenilworthchessclub.org


Maplewood Chess Club

Thursdays 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Maplewood Community Center
DeHart Park

120 Burnett Ave.
Maplewood, NJ 07040


Not USCF-affiliated
 
For more information, call the center at 973-763-0750



Roselle Chess Club
Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 12 midnight

Roselle Community Center
1268 Shaffer Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203

Directions

No longer USCF-affiliated

Primarily a blitz club.


Scotch Plains Chess Club

Mondays 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Scotch Plains Public Library
1927 Bartle Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Directions

Not USCF-affiliated

Mostly senior citizens

For more information, call the library : 908-322-5007


Westfield Chess Club

Sundays 1:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Westfield YMCA
220 Clark Street
Westfield, NJ 07090

Directions

USCF-affiliated

Contact : email John Moldovan via westfieldchessclub@gmail.com or phone Bill Cohen at 848-219-1358

Web Site : http://www.westfieldchessclub.com
Blog : http://westfieldchessclub.blogspot.com

Almost exclusively a tournament site.



West Orange Chess Club

Tuesdays 7 p.m - 12 midnight

Toby Katz Community Center
Degnan Park
650 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

Map

USCF-affiliated
Contact : John Hagerty 973-736-3433

Web Site : http://westorangechess.webs.com/


Post updated 4/12/2013 @ 9:40 p.m.

2 comments:

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Michael Goeller said...

A great public service post!