Chess ~ Community ~ Competition
Location Meeting Details
Meeting At: Tuesday nights from 6:30-9:00 we meet at 1157 Northlawn St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505. In the Northlawn United Methodist Building.
Who Are We?
The Grand Rapids Chess Center exists to create a rich chess community offering weekly competition, weekend tournaments, fun coaching and competition for kids, classes and coaching, and a place to gather and enjoy the game together.
- 2023 Kicks Off Tonight at 6:30 with a Hershey Challenge for our Kidz and Casual and Rated Play Open!
- 2023 US Open happening in Grand Rapids! Look for clinics and lead-up events to highlight this amazing opportunity!
- Chess Life Article almost done about the chess center!
What Do We Offer?
There is something for everyone at the Grand Rapids Chess Center. We meet Tuesday nights from 6:30-9:00PM. At these in-person meetings we offer our GRCC Kidz program, casual play each week with coffee available, and USCF-rated play for our members interested in that. To see all that we offer in detail for our members click here!
We are a member-supported organization. We welcome guests and anyone who wants to stop by and check things out to do so. Guests are allowed two free visits before incurring guest fees. For those who want to continue attending we encourage our highly affordable yearly memberships. This gives free access to our weekly meetings and events. It also gives discounts to any other events the chess center offers. Learn more by clicking on the heading above!
Do you have kids that are interested in playing and learning the game? We have a place for them! Chess Center coaches can work with your kids and help them improve their game. With a dedicated space and coaches on-site your kids will be given direct ways to improve and compete!
Check out our events calendar to join a local chess tournament or special event.
Get in Touch
Director of Scholastic Chess
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