Welcome to the UConn Chess Club
are a University Chess Club aiming to provide a playing location and
opportunity for all chess players living on campus or in the
We meet at two different nights to
accommodate the serious tournament players and also the novice and
casual players. It can also be for someone who just wants to learn to
We meet in room 204in the Castlemen Building
(Engineering I) Tuesday from 7:30 PM until 9:30 PM for casual and
learning play.* Not in the summer. We also meet in the same place on Thursdays from 7:30 PM
until end of games for rated Tournament play. The time controls for
Thursday games vary, but are always G/ time controls. Check TLAs for details. One should be a USCF member for the
tournament play. The Thursday tournament schedule can be seen on the calendar in the Events link.
Beginners, regular or occasional players, and tournament players are welcome!
UConn Chess Club is organized to promote the game of chess at the
University of Connecticut by holding regular meetings, organizing
tournaments, and teaching community members about chess.
We are always
trying to get a team into intercollegiate and amateur tournaments. It
is a future goal of ours to have a team compete in the Pan-Am games.Please look in the Club Calendar, in the Events
Section, to see up coming Club Activities