Monday, November 13, 2006

#36 Local Chess Clubs

Below is a list of local (mostly Union County) chess clubs. I have purposely omitted a certain chess school in Springfield because it's a business.

Checkmate Chess Club
Sundays 7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
240 Route 22 West
Springfield, NJ 07081

not USCF-affiliated
Contact :
Bob Sherry or John Moldovan
Web Site : http://www.geocities.com/springchess


Clark Chess Club
Thursdays 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Clark Public Library
303 Westfield Ave.
Clark, NJ 07066
Directions

Not USCF-affiliated
For more information, call the library : 732-388-5999


Kenilworth Chess Club
Thursdays 8:00 p.m - 12:30 a.m (& often beyond!)

Kenilworth Community Center
575 Boulevard
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
Directions

USCF-affiliated
Contact :
John Moldovan
Web Site : http://www.kenilworthchessclub.org


Maplewood Chess Club
Thursdays 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Civic House
120 Burnett Ave.
Maplewood, NJ 07040


Not USCF-affiliated


Newark Sleepless Knights
1st & 2nd Saturdays of each month
2:00-6:00 p.m.

Boylan Recreation Center
916 South Orange Ave.
Newark, NJ 07103

contact : Lev Zilbermints


Roselle Chess Club
Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 12 midnight

Roselle Community Center
1268 Shaffer Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203
Directions

USCF-affiliated
Contact :
rosellechessclub@yahoo.com
Web Site :
http://www.geocities.com/rosellechessclub (not maintained)


Scotch Plains Chess Club
Mondays 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Scotch Plains Public Library
1927 Bartle Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Directions

Not USCF-affiliated
For more information, call the library : 908-322-5007


Summit Area Chess Club
Mondays 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m for youths
7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. for all

Cornog Field House
Memorial Park
Myrtle Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Directions
Map

USCF-affiliated
Contact :
Simon Thomson 908-522-6543
Web Site :
http://www.geocities.com/summitnjchess (not maintained)


Westfield Chess Club
Sundays 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Westfield YMCA
220 Clark Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
Directions

USCF-affiliated
Contact : Todd Lunna 732-946-7379
Web Site :
http://www.westfieldchessclub.com


West Orange Chess Club
Tuesdays 7 p.m - 12 midnight

Toby Katz Community Center
Degnan Park
650 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052
Map

USCF-affiliated
Contact : John Haggerty 973-736-3433

Web Site : http://westorangechessclub.blogspot.com

2 Comments:

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12:59 PM  
Blogger Michael Goeller said...

A great public service post!

3:59 PM  

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