Wednesday Knights is one of the chess club’s tournaments with long games. It runs for the whole month and has one round of US Chess rated game each Wednesday. All players will be in one section.

Four- or Five-rounds depending on the number of Wednesdays for the month (check calendar for schedule and holidays). Results are submitted to the US Chess Federation to be rated after the last round.

Only in town for a week or a day? That’s ok, you can still play a round. Email or call us for details about how to join us for only a round or two!


Time control: 30moves/90minutes + sudden death 30minutes, 5-second delay starting move one

Rounds start at 7:00 pm each Wednesday

Entry fee per month: $27 ChessPalace club members, $30 Regular ($45 for same day registration)

Complimentary entry for chess players with official published regular rating of 2200+. Registration for complimentary entry must be made by Monday of that week you wish to play. Email play@chesspalace.com or contact us to register.

(Per round entry allowed – $8 club members/$10 non-members and must call 714 – 643 – 8828 or email info@chesspalace.com by 6 PM day-of to play).

Additional $5 one-time initiation fee for first time chess club players.


To register, please select and pay one of the options below and submit your name and email in the form below, OR email us at play(at)chesspalace.com and pay on site.

If interested in playing for a round or two only – $10 per round ($15 for first time chess club participants), please call 714 – 643-8828 or email us before 6 pm day-of and pay on arrival.


Entry Fee
Chess Player’s Name or USCF ID
Month Registering for