Wednesday Knights is one of the chess club’s tournaments with classical time control. It runs for the whole month and has one round played each Wednesday. All players will be in one section.

There are 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

Complimentary entry for chess players with official published regular rating of 2100+. Registration for complimentary entry must be made by Monday of that week you wish to play. Email or contact us to register.

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

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

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

To register for the month, 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) and pay on site.

Register for one game only by calling 714 – 643 – 8828 or email by 6 PM day-of to play).

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