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7 Qualify for JJ Finals

The fifth Summer Junior Joust tournament was held Saturday Sept. 12. Hannah Arnold topped the field with a perfect 4-0 score. This marks the end of the Summer qualifying events and the field is set for the 2020 Junior Joust Summer Finals. The seven who qualified are as follows: Brandon Yu Giovanna Bascon Gavin Ebreo

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Williams Rocks!

John Williams won TCC’s August 2020 Tuesday Knighter tournament with a fine score of 7-1. His reputation of class and strength continues to solidify itself in TCC history. TCC also congratulates Pedro Valdericeda and Josh Perez for splitting the under 1600 performance prize. Pedro Valdericeda (left) put up a titanic defensive effort against John in

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TCC Needs Your Help

TCC is looking to supplement its income while it bridges the gap into a better tomorrow. If there’s anything any of you would like to and are able to contribute to our nonprofit club, TCC would greatly appreciate it. TCC uses what it has to help its community through the game we love and it’s

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Lucan Continues Streak

With a score of 7-1, Marius Lucan once again won clear first place in TCC No. 82 that finished July 28. His only loss was to state championship contender Byran Shapiro, MD, who topped the field in terms of rating. This was TCC’s second Tuesday night Swiss since re-opening since closing for a few months

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Yu Tops 1st Summer Joust

The Summer 2020 Junior Joust series has begun. Brandon Yu took first place with a perfect 4-0 score. Giovanna Bascon got 2-2, Max Bascon got 1.5-2.5 and first-timer Malachi Stiles got 0.5-3.5. This was a small 4-round Swiss which featured some very exciting games. Malachi Stiles vs. Max Bascon in round two was a back

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What Our Clients Say

Temecula Chess Club is a chess wonderland. In my 30 plus years of playing chess, I have never seen a more inviting place to play chess. The staff is friendly and courteous and the club has the best coaching, equipment, books, videos and more to offer an aspiring player. This club frequently hosts Chess Grandmaster Silmutaneous Exhibitions to include visits from GM Larry Christiansen, GM Varuzhan Akobian, and GM Melik Khachiyan. TCC is a non profit organization that is committed to serving its community and surrounding areas with chess education and enjoyment!

Temecula Chess Club is a chess wonderland

( Scott Roods )

I have a schedule change at work coming soon and can't wait to Tuesday evenings at the club on a regular basis again. Best club I've ever attended and continues to get better.

Best club I’ve ever attended

( Gary Sisson )

Masters and Grand Masters are found here. Great place to improve my play and great people to have as friend and comrades!

Great place to improve

( Larry Morley )

I've been in 6-8 chess clubs in my life and the only one I'd be willing to travel 40 minutes to on a semi-consistent basis is the Temecula Chess Club. They have friendly staff, strong and friendly people, excellent equipment (which is provided to players for free), and a strong community vibe.

They have friendly staff, excellent equipment, and a strong community vibe

( David Dashoff )

It is an opportunity to play challenging games with highly rated players in a quiet and safe environment. If you need help there are players who can teach you and help your rating go up. Technical support is also available if you need access to data bases and / or learning aids. Friendly players from all walks of life and all age groups are at the Temecula chess club to make your chess experience a great one. You owe it to yourself to come on in and play. Bring a friend!

An opportunity to play challenging games

( Lawrence Popplewell )

My kids have fun going there. They’ve learned so much.

My kids have fun going there

( Megan Linh Thai-Yu )

- Very professional chess club - Enforcing the laws of chess in tournaments - Very friendly chess environment - Very nice club, facilities and location - Lots of events, including the CA state Championship, this year - Very knowledgeable personnel - Digital boards and broadcasting for the first boards in classic tournaments. - Top chess instructors in the area.

Very professional chess club

( Rialto Chess Club )

My son was invited to a tournament that took place at the club on a weekend. He had a great time and was focused and critically thinking for hours straight - by choice - while the Xbox gathered dust. It was amazing. Definitely love the Temecula Chess Club!

My son had a great time

( Casi Mayo )

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