Looking to find a local group of chess players to compete with and enjoy? Below you will find a list of all sponsored campuses as well as a link to our calendar. If you would like to get involved and start a sponsored campus please contact us.
All locations Grand Rapids unless otherwise stated.
Main Campus – Spencer Street Chess Club @ 214 Spencer St. NE
This vibrant chess club meets almost every Tuesday night from 6:30 – 9:00 PM. They do not meet the 4th Tuesday of the month. This club offers USCF rated chess, casual play, and has players of all strengths to compete against. It is open and inviting to brand new players, those that have only played family and friends, as well as competitive tournament players. Free lectures are regularly offered for beginner and improving players on the first Tuesday of the month.
Regular meetings usually have 15-25 attenders each week and it is free to play casually. There is an official Facebook page with full event listings and information. It can be found at https://www.facebook.com/SpencerStChess/
Satellite Campus – Caledonia Chess Club @ K.D.L. in Caledonia
This campus has been created to be a place where the G.R.C.C. can reach the region south of Grand Rapids. It is designed to be a place where players from Caledonia, Middleville and Hastings can come and enjoy chess together.
This campus currently only hosts tournaments and special events. Tournaments hosted here are welcome to all players and very affordably priced. Led by Henry Rankin this location will begin hosting tournaments ideal for beginners and players new to tournament play.
Learn more at their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CaledoniaChessClub/