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Updated Schedule

To Chess Players, Students, and Friends: Our top priority is to support your and our community's health and well-being. Currently, the chess club will remain closed and our upcoming tournaments, classes, and events are cancelled. With the situation continuing to evolve, we will continue to provide updates on this page. While we understand that these … Continue reading Updated Schedule

Registration Open for 2019 American Open Chess Championship

Are you ready for the American Open? ChessPalace is pleased to announce that registration for the annual chess championship, the American Open, is now available at http://www.americanopen.org. For our 55th year, ChessPalace will once again host this heritage chess event at sunny Southern California. This year's tournament will be on Thursday to Sunday, November 28 … Continue reading Registration Open for 2019 American Open Chess Championship

Scholastic Tournament at Santa Monica Beach

Our annual scholastic chess tournament by the beach is back! It will be on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Santa Monica Beach at the Chess Park near the pier. The tournament is open to chess players in Kindergarten to 12th Grade. 5 Sections OpenUnder 1100Under 800Under 400Non-rated section Time Control: game 30 minutes with 5 seconds … Continue reading Scholastic Tournament at Santa Monica Beach

Last chance to register for the June Scholastic Tournament!

Got any plans this weekend? Join us at ChessPalace this Sunday, June 30 starting at 11:30 am for our June Scholastic tournament. Open to all grades Kindergarten to 12th grade, club tournaments are a great way to start playing chess competitively. Details on the tournament: Sections K-12th grade Open rating 1200 and above (3 rounds) … Continue reading Last chance to register for the June Scholastic Tournament!