News & Announcements

We lost a dear member of the West Michigan Chess community in the last few days. Read our tribute of Dr. Tony Palmer here!

We are back to OTB Chess! Spencer St. Chess Club is meeting at Riverside Park at 6:30 tonight and will continue to provide OTB chess in any way that we can. More info here!


Who Are We?

The Grand Rapids Chess Center is an organization whose goal is to see chess grow in the Grand Rapids and greater West Michigan area. We do this by partnering with people and organizations to offer events and opportunities at a variety of locations.

To learn about our structure and how to get involved please CLICK HERE.


G.R.C.C. Campuses & Meetings

We currently offer regular events and club meetings. If you are interested in connecting with one of these groups please click HERE or on the title above. Looking to start a regular group and become a sponsored campus of the Grand Rapids Chess Center? Please use the contact form below to reach out to us.


Scholastic & Community Initiatives

Part of our mission in growing chess in the Grand Rapids & Greater Grand Rapids area is to encourage and support scholastic and community opportunities. Check out what we are doing and how you can help out!


G.R.C.C. Calendar & Events

Check out our events calendar to join a local chess tournament or special event.

CLICK HERE

Get in Touch


G.R.C.C. Director
Michael Brooks
michaelforwinterpromise@gmail.com
Phone: 616-334-0220 (best by text)

G.R.C.C. Assistant Director & Scholastic Initiative Director
Henry Rankin
hmrankin@chartermi.net

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