Monday 7:00pm: J. Gilligan's Bar & Grill
Tuesday 6:00pm: DelCiano Pinoy Cuisine
Friday 7:00pm: Nehemiah Coffee Co.
We require no formal membership process. Just walk in and play. We usually have several boards and pieces. These events are aimed at adult players, but some young, experienced players attend.
Mon 10am: Mountain Creek Library (Dallas)
Mon 5pm: Lake Arlington Library
Tues 6:30pm: George W. Hawkes Library
Wed 6pm: MLK Community Center (Ft Worth)
Thurs 6pm: Mansfield Public Library
Adults and Kids are welcome at the Hawkes, Mansfield, and Mountain Creek gatherings, but the Lake Arlington meetings are for players under 16 years of age. If you are a beginner, this is the best place to start.
Arlington Chess Club Open (G/40;d5)
Speedy Quads (G/5;d0)
All sections in our adult tournaments are rated by the US Chess FederationThe Arlington Chess Club Open offers cash prizes and is held regularly in and around Arlington. Speedy Quads is a monthly blitz tournament in quads at G/5;d0.
Arlington Chess Club Scholastics Scholastic (G/25;d5)
Scholastic Events at local schools
The Arlington Chess Club Scholastic is a four-round US Chess Federation rated tournaments at a time control of G/25;d5, offer trophy prizes, and are held monthly in Arlington. We also organize many tournaments at local schools. Contact us for information on having a tournament at your school.
Arlington Chess Club Open supports a homeschool chess club at Inclusion Coffee in downtown Arlington. Children learn how the pieces moves, practice tactics, and have lots of fun. Some players prepare for competitive US Chess Federation rated tournaments. To inquire about the group, contact:
Arlington Chess Club provides opportunities for youth and adults to play and learn about chess. We host weekly gatherings aimed at adults and multiple meetings aimed at families and kids. Some things that happen regularly at our meetings include casual games, bughouse, blitz, help for beginners/novices, information about tournaments.
These meetings are all open to the public.
Please support the businesses that host our club and tip at least 20%. Otherwise, attendance and participation at our meetings is free. We consider you a member just for showing up. Most of our chess tournaments require an entrance fee and US Chess Federation membership. Our Speedy Quads tournaments are free.
We organize two or three tournaments each month. Adults and youth play in the Arlington Chess Club Open and our Speedy Quads tournaments. We also help with many scholastic tournaments in the area.
If you are interested in learning more about chess tournaments, chess ratings, or scholastic chess, drop by or contact us.