The Waltham Chess Club provides a pleasant playing site to improve one’s game in a friendly, handicapped-accessible setting. We offer a wide variety of rated and unrated tournaments, along with play-for-fun casual nights. Our goal is for players to enjoy themselves.
We play on Friday nights, 7:00 PM until midnight (or later!) in the cafeteria of the 404 Wyman Street offices in Waltham. Our diverse membership, ranging from beginners to masters, provides players with multiple styles and strengths to learn from. Some come only for certain tournaments, while others come every week, but all are willing to share their knowledge to help others. We try to leave time to analyze games, study openings, and play for fun.
Sometimes we offer FREE PIZZA NIGHTS - first-come, first-serve, so come early!
We offer “class” prizes as numbers permit, so players of all strengths have a chance to be winners.
Masters get to play for free!
To qualify, a Master must show a current rating of 2200 or more in the latest USCF Ratings Supplement, or must possess a Life Master title, for which he/she must provide satisfactory proof at time of entry.
Come and join us for Friday night chess!
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