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Looking to play chess? We would love to have you! Whether you are looking simply for a place to enjoy a cup of coffee and a game or a place to sharpen your skills in competitive play, we are perfect for you! We offer a welcoming and warm environment for anyone of any age to enjoy the game regardless of what they are looking for. Questions? Email us at grandrapidschesscenter@gmail.com.

We meet Tuesday nights 6:30-9:00 at 1000 Aberdeen St NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan. In the Aberdeen Reformed Church building.

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 across the region.

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

Membership and Participation

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!

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.


Get in Touch

G.R.C.C. Director
Michael Brooks

G.R.C.C. Assistant Director & Scholastic Initiative Director
Henry Rankin

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