Special Annoucements :

March of the Queens girls' tournament

We will honor and celebrate girls in chess with this special event for girls age 12 and under.  It will be 4 rounds of G/15 USCF rated chess with a trophy and $30 for first place, $20 and a medal for 2nd, and $10 plus a medal for 3rd.  We encourage all girls who play or take classes at our club to participate and any visitors from outside the area are welcome also.  For girls age 12 and under.  Current USCF membership required and can be purchased on site before the tournament if you don't have one already.  Entry fee is $10.  

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We are open every Monday from 3-6pm for casual play and questions.  Every Tuesday from 1:30-6pm for classes and 7-10pm for tournaments.  Every Wednesday from 1:30-6pm for classes.  On fridays we have an instructor on site for private lessons from around 3pm to 8pm.  We hold events almost every Saturday but start times and durations vary, so check the event calendar.  

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temecula chess club Upcoming events

Monday free casual play

  • May 20, 2019@3:00 PM
  • May 27, 2019@3:00 PM
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Come to the Temecula Chess Club and learn how to play chess!  We are open for free casual play to ...

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Saturday Quick G/25 tournament

5 Round Swiss.  Registration begins at 10:30 a.m.  Time Control is G/25.  Round 1 starts at 11 ...

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Junior Joust tournament

  • May 11, 2019@3:00 PM
  • May 25, 2019@3:00 PM
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United States Chess Federation rated event.  Children's scholactic chess tournament.  Age 14 and under.  Time controls are 15 minutes ...

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Friday private lessons by appointment

  • May 17, 2019@3:00 PM
  • May 24, 2019@3:00 PM
  • May 31, 2019@3:00 PM
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Private Lessons given by Coach Paschal.  Please contact him at 469-835-4551 for availability and pricing.

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G/60+3 free single rated games

  • Dec 01, 2018@3:00 PM

Free single games for players of USCF standard rating of 1600 and up on the first Saturday of each month ...

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Junior Joust Winter 2019 Championship

  • Mar 23, 2019@3:00 PM

Our final Junior Joust of the Winter 2019 season will decide who we will crown as Junior champion.  There is ...

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Junior club match

  • Feb 16, 2019@1:00 PM

4 Rounds of rated G/30 games vs. a rival junior club from the San Diego area.  It will consist ...

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March of the Queens

  • Mar 30, 2019@3:00 PM

USCF rated tournament for girls age 12 and under.  4 rounds of G/15 in swiss format.  $30 and trophy ...

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Blitz Tournament

  • May 04, 2019@6:30 PM

Monthly 10 round blitz tournaments for those with a need for speed.  10 rounds of G/5+0 USCF blitz ...

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Tuesday night tournaments

  • May 21, 2019@7:00 PM
  • May 28, 2019@7:00 PM
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Classic Tuesday Night Tournament 

Time Controls: G/45 +3 seconds increment

Entry Fee  $20.00

Prizes: 1st Overall 50% of ...

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Free casual play every Monday from 3-6pm!

Every interested student should have access to chess instruction. Come join us and learn the basics including piece movement, general opening principals, checkmates, and chess notation.

Chess Instruction

Check out the events page for class schedules and registration.

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