"I would call it a small slice of chess heaven. Whether coming to play or study or just to hang out, Colorado's chess enthusiasts have a home at Club Chess!!." 

Lior Lapid, 2018 Colorado State Champion

Denver, CO

"This is amazing. So professional. As good as St. Louis. I saw this place and was in shock."

WGM Katerina Nemcova, Womens Grand Master

Tuscon, AZ

This place will serve in raising wonderful talent in Colorado.

Timur Gareyev, Grand Master

World Blindfold Simultaneous Record Holder

Excellent. You can't play real chess in a restaurant.

Varuzhan Akobian, Grand Master

I am deeply impressed. Dazzled. Looking forward to chess being built in the community.

Richard "Buck" Buchanon, Current and Former Long-Time President--Colorado State Chess Association

Manitou Springs, CO

I've wanted this for decades. It's more than I dreamed. It's really from the heart. People are going to be talking about this.

Brian Wall, 8-Time Colorado State Champion

Denver, CO

Club Chess!! not only has the perfect environment for chess, but is also run by one of the most respected and dedicated chess families in Colorado. Club Chess!! can only serve to make chess better in Colorado through their love of the game and their much needed variety.

Dean Clow, Former President--Colorado State Chess Association

Englewood, CO

Fabulous. Blown away. Great job.

Earle Wikle, Former President--Colorado State Chess Association

Colorado Springs, CO

I'm giving away my season tickets to the Rockies so I can come here instead.

Dean Brown, USCF Certified Tournament Director (retired)

Colorado Springs, CO

I think it's a fantastic place to play chess. Really fantastic.

Josh Bloomer, (USCF 2328)

Colorado Springs, CO

I love this place!

Gunnar Andersen (USCF 2295)

Loveland, CO

They've thought of everything.

Kevin Seidler (USCF 2132)

Parker, CO

Great! It's a nice place to play. There are definitely more distractions in a restaurant.

Rhett Langseth (USCF 2150)

Monument, CO

Great location for chess. I love it. Well designed. Looks amazing. Great place.

Paul Anderson, President--Colorado Springs Chess Club

Colorado Springs, CO

I had an amazing night!

Nathaniel Reeves (USCF 1922)

Longmont, CO

I couldn't believe it when I walked in. Thank you so much.

Peter Barlay (USCF 1931)

Colorado Springs, CO

It's perfect. I love it.

Calvin Dejong, Scholastic Champion (USCF 1945)

Colorado Springs, CO

Cozy. Perfect for chess. I'm amazed.

Alex Freeman (USCF 1859)

Fountain, CO

The environment here is very distinguished. Very serene. It's like playing in a castle.

Brian Rountree, (USCF 1893)

Fountain, CO

A 10 out of 10. Best experience ever.

Cory Kohler (USCF 1886)

Longmont, CO

Fancy, exotic, new, and fresh!

Atharva Vispute, Scholastic Champion (USCF 1809)

Colorado Springs, CO

Absolutely played better chess here. This place is awesome. Keep it up.

Vibi Varghese (USCF 1657)

Parker, CO

Extremely well thought out. Gorgeous. I'm so excited, especially for the kids!

Chess Mom

Colorado Springs, CO

I think it's beautiful. Well decorated and comfortable.

Chess Dad

Fountain, CO

Wonderful. Absolutely wonderful.

Chess Dad

Colorado Springs, CO

Fun, safe, and inspiring. What more could a parent want?!

Chess Mom

Arvada, CO

Wish there was room for ALL the praise Club Chess!! has received already. Thanks to everyone who has sent in feedback.  Stay tuned for more surprises. See you at the club!!

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Club Chess!!TM 

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO

Sunday-Friday: Noon-10pm

5625 Constitution Ave.

- LAST ADMISSION 9PM -

Hours Subject To Change For Tournaments

And Special Events

Phase-2 Remodeling Schedule: closing Sundays and Mondays thru November

[ EXCEPT FOR SCHEDULED LESSONS ]

USCF Rated AND Unrated 4-round Swiss System Tournament


Time Controls:  Rated G/70+30; Unrated G/30 d5
Site: Club Chess!! Great Hall and Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Rated: USCF Membership required; free Club Chess!! Week-End Pass included with entry

Unrated: USCF Membership not required; free Club Chess!! Week-End Pass included with entry
Entry fee: $30 includes all 4 rounds; Discounts: $5 off online registration thru Thanksgiving; additional $5 off for all CC!!, CSCC, DCC and CSCA Members (online coupon code: COCHESS); UNRATED SPECIAL: HALF OFF FOR UNRATED SECTION WITH COUPON CODE AT CHECK-OUT:  "UNRATED"

Discounts: $5 off online registration thru 7/6/2019; additional $5 off for all CSCC, DCC, CSCA, and CC!! Members (online coupon code: COCHESS); UNRATED SPECIAL: HALF OFF FOR UNRATED SECTION WITH COUPON CODE AT CHECK-OUT: "UNRATED"

Prizes: Guaranteed $100 1st; $50 2nd; $25 3rd; plus under-prizes possible based on entries ( U1800; U1400, top senior, top scholastic); 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Trophies and Medals for unrated section
Registration: Before 8:45 7/6/19

Rounds: Rated Section:  Saturday 9am; 12:30pm, 4pm; 7:30pm; Unrated Section: 10am and then 20 minutes after each round ends

 

-1/2pt Bye available round 4 if requested before tournament begins;

-One 1/2pt Bye available rounds 1-3 if requested before being paired;

-Featuring traditional pumpkin pie with whipped cream compliments of Club Chess!!
-Classical music outside tournament halls;

-Varying chess related free presentations ongoing in the Library

-Prepackaged foods and refreshments available;

-First-timers welcomed with a free Day Pass, Club Tour and refreshments

-Free chess lessons for absolute beginners.

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30-Board Simul Exhibition

 

Time Control: Challengers move when GM returns to their boards; each challenger allowed 2 passes

Site: Club Chess!! Great Hall and Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915

Sections: Open to all rated and unrated players

Entry Fee: $25 includes a guaranteed seat at one of 30 boards, autograph session and social, plus an inspiring chess lecture

Discounts: $5 off for all CSCC, DCC, CSCA, and CC!! Members thru 10/26/18 (online coupon code: PLAYKATERINA)

Prizes: $50 win; $25 draw

Registration: Before 6:45pm 10/26/18

Round Times: Match starts 9am

 

DON'T MISS OUT!!

  • Friday 5:30pm: Meet Katerina/Autographs (included with entry)

  • Friday 6pm: WGM Nemcova Lecture (included with entry)

  • Friday 7pm: Simul Exhibition (reserve your board early!)

 


-Classical music outside tournament halls;

-Varying chess related free presentations ongoing in the Library

-Prepackaged foods and refreshments available;

-First-timers welcomed with a free Day Pass, Club Tour and refreshments

-Free chess lessons for absolute beginners.

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PLAY

KATERINA!

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WEDNESDAYS 7PM

 November 2019 

4

1700+

  • Great introduction to the world of chess

  • Class time with fun in mind

  • Chess-themed major motion pictures provide the perfect backdrop for this increasingly popular topic

  • Get a glimpse of the life benefits chess has to offer you, your friends and family

  • All ages are sure to be inspired

  • Approximately 2 hours with break midway

  • Free Club Chess!! 2-Hour Club Pass included 

This Week's Feature:

Searching for Bobby Fischer

COMING

SOON

Family knights

classroom instruction

sundays

4:30-6pm

  • Once your family members have completed the free starter classes and know how to play chess, it's time to get good at it!

  • Special classroom time for families who want to see chess enhance their home and their time together

  • Convenient Sunday late afternoon class time

  • The perfect family bonding experience

  • Learn from the 2016 Colorado State Scholastic Team Champions, "one of the most respected chess families in Colorado" (Dean Clow, President of the Colorado State Chess Association)

  • Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

  • All ages

  • Personalized instruction for each family

  • Each class is a stand-alone lesson, so it's okay to miss one

  • Approximately 1 hour per session

  • Alternative times and dates may be arranged per individual family

  • $25/family (includes all persons living at the same address)

  • Free 2-Hour Club Pass for each family member included

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1st Place

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4 (or 5) Round Swiss System Tournament Every Month

Time Control: G/90+30
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: One USCF-rated open section 
Entry fee: $20 or 25 (check Store for discounts); includes all 4 (or 5) weekly rounds in the month, a free Club Chess!! Half-Day Pass each round for non-members, and eligibility for prizes; or $8 per single round on site with half-price Club Pass

Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400)
Registration: Anytime before 6:55pm; Round starts promptly at 7pm
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915

Phone/Text: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org

  • Pairings 6:55pm;

  • One 1/2pt Bye available rounds 1,2, or 3, if requested before being paired;

  • Classical music outside tournament hall;

  • Varying chess related free presentations ongoing in the Library;

  • Prepackaged food and refreshments available;

  • Bring friends: First-time visitors are welcomed with a Club Tour, refreshments, and a free Half-Day Club Pass to stay and watch you compete;

  • Free chess lessons for absolute beginners.

5-round Double Swiss System Tournament
Time Control: G/5
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: One USCF-rated open section
Entry fee: $10 on site (1/2 OFF ONLINE; combines with up to 25% regular discount for Club Chess!! Members); includes all 5 rounds (10 games!), a free Club Chess!! Half-Day Pass for non-members, and eligibility for prizes.

Prizes: Cash prizes per entries (1st; 2nd; under prizes based on attendance)
Registration: Anytime before 6:55pm; Round 1 starts promptly at 7pm
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915

Phone/Text: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org

  • Pairings 6:55pm;

  • Byes not available;

  • Classical music outside tournament hall;

  • Varying chess related free presentations ongoing in the Library;

  • Prepackaged food and refreshments available;

  • Bring friends: First-time visitors are welcomed with a Club Tour, refreshments, and a free Half-Day Club Pass to stay and watch you compete;

  • Free chess lessons for absolute beginners.

"Rapid and blitz chess are first of all for enjoyment." — GM Magnus Carlsen

4-round Swiss System Tournament

Time Control: G/24+5
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Open: One USCF-rated open section
Entry fee: $12 on site ($2 OFF ONLINE; combines with up to 25% regular discount for Club Chess!! Members); includes all 4 rounds, a free Club Chess!! Half-Day Pass for non-members, and eligibility for prizes; or $4 on site per single round with half-price Club Pass

Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event (1st; 2nd; U1800; U1400)
Registration: Anytime before 6:55pm; Round starts promptly at 7pm
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915

Phone/Text: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org

  • Pairings 6:55pm;

  • One 1/2pt Bye available rounds 1,2, or 3, if requested before being paired;

  • Classical music outside tournament hall;

  • Varying chess related free presentations ongoing in the Library;

  • Prepackaged food and refreshments available;

  • Bring friends: First-time visitors are welcomed with a Club Tour, refreshments, and a free Half-Day Club Pass to stay and watch you compete;

  • Free chess lessons for absolute beginners.

"Rapid and blitz chess are first of all for enjoyment."  GM Magnus Carlsen

  • Location: The Club Chess!! Library

  • The history of the World Chess Championship is fascinating in and of itself, but participants will also receive valuable insights into the established principles and theory of our day by tracing their development through the inventive contributions of Earth's greatest-ever players

  • Approximately 2 hours with a break midway

  • "Stand-alone" lectures, so it's ok to miss one

  • Free Club Chess!! Visitors Pass for a limited time (application information at Registration)

  • All ages and skill levels

  • Prepackaged food and refreshments available

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5-round Double Round Robin Bughouse Tournament
Time Control: G/5 
Site: Club Chess!! Main Tournament Hall, 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Entry fee: $12/Team ( $2 off online: Coupon Code at check-out is the first name of the birthday GM in caps--if you can guess who it is; includes all 5 rounds, a free Club Chess!! Half-Day Pass, and eligibility for prizes
Prizes: Generous cash prizes announced at event for 1st Place Team; 2nd Place Team; 3rd Place Team; plus special prize for best team name (by player vote)

Registration: Anytime before 6:55pm; Round 1 starts at 7pm
Entries: Club Chess!! 5625 Constitution Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80915

Phone/Text: (719) 600-9462
E-mail: missioncontrol@clubchess.org

  • Free bughouse instruction 5:30pm in the newly opened Great Hall

  • Birthday cake compliments of Club Chess!!

  • Special prize for best team name (determined by player vote)

  • Pairings 6:55pm;

  • 5 rounds: each round consists of two games with teams switching colors

  • Byes not available

  • Classical music outside tournament hall;

  • Varying chess related free presentations ongoing in the Library;

  • Prepackaged food and refreshments available;

  • Bring friends: First-time visitors are welcomed with a Club Tour, refreshments, and a free Half-Day Club Pass to stay and watch you compete;

  • Free chess lessons for absolute beginners

HALF OFF SALE TODAY!

HINT FOR FEBRUARY: Youngest Female Grand Master and youngest Women's World Champion.

  • Great introduction to the world of chess

  • Class time with fun in mind

  • Chess-themed major motion pictures provide the perfect backdrop for this increasingly popular topic

  • Get a glimpse of the life benefits chess has to offer you, your friends and family

  • All ages are sure to be inspired

  • Approximately 2 hours with break midway

  • Free Club Chess!! Tour and Day Pass included for first-time visitors

Watch The Calendar For:

Disney's Queen of Katwe

coming soon

  • Great introduction to the world of chess

  • Class time with fun in mind

  • Chess-themed major motion pictures provide the perfect backdrop for this increasingly popular topic

  • Get a glimpse of the life benefits chess has to offer you, your friends and family

  • All ages are sure to be inspired

  • Approximately 2 hours with break midway

  • Free Club Chess!! Tour and Day Pass included for first-time visitors

Watch The Calendar For:

A Little Game, Starring Olympia Dukakis

coming soon