Club Chess!!

Code of Conduct


IN ORDER TO PROVIDE a safe, fun, healthful, and productive environment for everyone, especially children, all persons on Club Chess!! premises or present at any Club Chess!! event being held outside the club premises--sidewalks, parking areas, and driveways included--shall abide by the following list of ten rules and regulations. Because member safety is of paramount importance, the policies contained herein are meant to be considered thoughtfully, as they constitute a first warning. Confirmed  violation will bring a second warning. A single confirmed repeat violation shall necessitate immediate expulsion from the club premises and/or club event, as well as revocation of membership or club pass with no recompense whatsoever.



  1. All communications and interactions, whether they be made in person or electronically, are to be conducted with the utmost respect and consideration of others, maintaining decorum and a pleasant, courteous disposition at all times.

  2. Should a concern, complaint or problem of any nature arise, it shall be addressed and discussed in a polite and civil manner with a club manager or tournament director privately--and not with anyone else--regardless of whether a resolution be achieved or not.

  3. Subject matter, humor, clothing, manner of dress, images, words, expressions, actions, body language, etc., not typically found in a G-rated movie are prohibited.

  4. Alcoholic beverages, recreational drugs, illegal substances, the odors of such, or the speaking of such are not allowed.

  5. No smoking or vaping outside of designated areas.

  6. Legally prescribed medication, over-the-counter medication, tobacco, smoking devices and accessories, e-liquid, vaping devices and accessories, must remain in a locked motor vehicle.

  7. A loud voice, boisterous antics, disruptive sound from electronic devices, or any behavior not acceptabe in a public library or four-star French restaurant is prohibited.

  8. Unless otherwise approved in writing by a club manager, no outside food or drink is allowed inside the club facility and only drinks are permitted inside playing areas during tournaments.

  9. Willful destruction or defacement of another's property and stealing are not tolerated and will invite criminal prosecution in addition to club sanctions.

  10. Good health, good personal hygiene practices, and complete sobriety are required without exception at all times.

"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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