Chess Clubs

 

Western New York

Rochester Chess Center

221 Norris Drive

Rochester, NY 14610

Ron Lohrman, 585-442-2430

Monday and Wednesday: 7:30-10 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m-10 p.m.

www.nychess.org

 

Niagara CC Chess Club

Building G, Room 244

Wednesday, 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Harish Srinivasan

harish.srinivasan@gmail.com

 

University of Buffalo CC

Student Union Room 145

Friday, 5-7 p.m.

Tom Kessler

Kessler5@buffalo.edu

 

Lakeshore Chess Club

Lake Shore Library

Route 5, Hamburg

Mondays, 5-8 p.m.

Tom Warner

warner689@cs.com

 

Villa Maria College

Pine Ridge Rd., Cheektowaga

Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Peg@ex-webit.com

 

Jamestown Chess Club

Chautauqua Chess Assoc.

111 W. 2nd St., Suite 210, Jamestown

Mark Clark, 716-763-6825

Thu., 6-9 pm,. Sat. 10:30-3.

 

buffalo chess.blogspot.com

for additional information.

 

Southern Tier

Hornell Chess Club

 

Hornell Intermediate School

Park Street, Hornell

(Summer:  Arkport Community

Room)Fred Harris, 607-295-

9858

Fharris3@stny.rr.com

Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

 

Elmira/Corning Chess Club

Manos Diner, Monday

118 College Ave. Elmira

Raynesford Taylor Bacorn

607-734-8602

Monday, 6:30 p.m.

Thu. Barnes & Noble, 821 CR 64, Big Flats

 

Cornell Univ. Chess Club

Goldwin Smith Hall, Room 164

Monday & Wednesday, 5 p.m.

rso.cornell.edu/chess

 

Central New York

Seymour Library Chess Club

Seymour Public Library

176 West Genesee Street, Auburn

Second Saturday of the Month, 1-4 p.m.

Tom McKellop

315-252-3789

tom_mckellop@hotmail.com

 

Watertown Chess Club

HSBC Building

120 Washington Street

Watertown

Tuesdays, 7-11 p.m.

Don Klug

315-408-1850

www.watertownchessclub.com

 

Sullivan Chess Club

707 Legion Drive, Chittenango

Mondays, 6:00 p.m.

John Wolf, 315-687-3356

 

Capital Region

For Capital Region and Hudson Valley clubs, go to:

www.enyca.org

 

East Greenbush Chess Club

Sunshine Day Care, across from Greenbush Reformed Church, East Greenbush

14 Hayes Road

Wednesdays 6:30-10 p.m.

Bill Matters, 518-477-2820

www.eastgreenbushchessclub.org

 

Greenwich Chess Club

Greenwich Free Library, Greenwich

Thursday, 7 p.m.

John Hartnett, jhartnet@twcap.rr.com

 

Saratoga Staunton Chess Club

Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church

(5th Avenue and Hennings Road)

Sunday, 6:00 p.m.

Lee Battles

lee battles@aol.com

Alan LeCours, 518-583-0400

 

Schenectady Chess Club

Niskayuna Community Center

2682 Aqueduct Rd., Niskayuna

Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Bill Townsend, 518-346-6595

wtownsen@nycap.rr.com

 

Hudson Valley

King’s Knight CC

Rosendale Café

435 Main St., Rosendale

Ken Evans, 845-331-8186

Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Evanschess@aol.com

 

Middletown Chess Club

Walkill Comm. Center

Route 211, E. Middletown

Lonnie Kwartler, 845-469-4451

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.

 

Vassar-Chadwick CC

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie

Monday 7 pm

Craig Fisher, 845-462-5630

Craig.fisher@marist.edu

www.vassar-chadwick.com

 

Walden Chess Club

Josephine-Louise Public Library

5 Schofield St, Walden, 10am-2pm, 845-778-7621

 

New York City/Westchester

The Bob Peretz Chess Club

(Formerly The Bronx-Yonkers Chess Club)

White Plains YMCA

250 Mamaroneck Ave.

White Plains, NY 10601

914-831-3707 Alan Abrams – Treasurer

TheBobPeretzChessClub.blogspot.com

Mondays 7:45PM – Midnight

 

Westchester Chess Club

Trinity Lutheran Church

25 Crane Road, Scarsdale

Thursday, 7:30-10:50 p.m.

John Marino

914-723-7363

jdmarino@alumni.princeton.edu

www.weschesterchessclub.com

 

Brooklyn College CC

2900 Bedford Ave.

Tue. & Thurs. 1:30-3:30

Contact: Fedor Khrapatin, frkn81@aol.com

cell: 646-239-0783

http://bcchess.tripod.com

 

Marshall Chess Club

23 W 10 St, NYC

Jim Frawley, Manager

212-477-3716

Weekdays, 1:00-12:00 pm

Weekends, noon – midnight

Marshallchessclub.org

 

Polgar Chess Club

103-10 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, Queens

Susan Polgar, 718-897-4600

M-F 4:30-9:30 p.m.,Sat 12-8 p.m.,Sun. 12-7 p.m.

www.susanpolgar.com

 

Queens Chess Club

All Saints Lutheran Church

164-02 Goethals Avenue, Jamaica

(w) Friday, 7:30 pm to Sat 12:30 am; events start at 8:15 pm

Ed Frumkin, 212-677-3224

Efrumkin@nyc.rr.com

www.queens-chess.com

 

Staten Island Chess Club

Holy Child Forum

Lew Fraser,718-948-2284

LewFraser@si.rr.com

Tuesday, 7 pm

 

Max Pavey Chess Club

Recreation Center

48 Macy Rd., Briarcliff

Sal Catalfamo

Friday, 7 p.m.

Long Island

Neal Bellon

Long Island Chess Club

United Methodist Church

470 East Meadow Ave.

East Meadow, NY11554

Thursdays, 6:45 – 10:30 PM

www.lichessclub.com

 

 

Huntington Chess Club

Huntington Library

338 Main Street

718-829-7770

Saturday, 10-5, (informal)

 

Long Island Chess Nuts

Old County Rd., Garden City

Margarita Lanides

mlanides@chessnuts.org

516-739-3907

Thu. & Fri., 4-6 pm

Many Scholastic locations

 

Nassau Chess Club

1st Presbyterian Church of Mineola

Main & First Sts. Mineola

Harold Stenzel,

631-218-4440

captnhal@optonline.net

Monday, 7 – 11:30 p.m.

 

Syosset Chess Mates

Walt Whitman Elem. School

Woodbury, NY 11797

Randi Gertler / Marc Berger

(516) 381-1755

Gertler@aol.com

 

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