Chicago's chess club

Play in USCF & FIDE-Rated tournaments, level-up your skills with classes, and tap into the growing Chicago chess community.

Join us for our weekly meetings every Sunday

We meet every Sunday at our location in the West Loop, where you will have your pick on how to get your chess on.

Rated Classical Games

Starting in June, we will offer monthly rated G/90+30 tournaments, played one round per week. Learn more about our monthly classical tournament.

Lectures & Educational Content

Each Sunday, a different lecturer will present topics ranging from opening principles for beginners to nuanced ideas in openings targeted to a higher rated audience. Our lectures are run on a suggested-donation basis, and all are welcome to drop in!

Quick & Rapid Tournaments

Put your skills up against other players over-the-board and test out your latest theoretical novelties in USCF-rated rapid & blitz tournaments each Sunday.

Events for everyone

We host tournaments and events of many different formats. Take a look at our upcoming events and join us for an upcoming event!

Upcoming Events

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