Chess Clubs of New Hampshire

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Henry W. Moore School
12 Deerfield Road, Candia, NH 03034
Contact: Judi Lindsey
Afterschool chess club on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesdays of each month from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Exeter Chess Club
Calvary Baptist Church
12 Little River Road Exeter, NH 03833
Contact: Scott Meadows (603) 765-1255
Tuesdays from 6:30-11:00 p.m.
Fitchburg, MA
Fitchburg State University
McKay “C” Building, 67 Rindge Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Contact: George Mirijanian
Download: Flyer
Wednesdays from 7:00-11:00 p.m.
Lafayette Regional School Chessnuts
(Afterschool club 1st-6th graders)
149 Main Street, Franconia, NH, 03580
Contact: Ben Woo (603) 823-7741
Wednesdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Lakes Region Chess Club
Gilford Community Church Center
19 Potter Hill Road, Gilford, NH 03249
Contact: Leo Feret (603) 528-6650
Occasionally meets Tuesdays from 7:00-11:00 p.m., so call first to confirm.
Hanover Chess Club
Howe Library
13 South St, Hanover, NH 03755
Meets on Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Wells Memorial School Chess Club
235 Chesham Rd., Harrisville, NH 03450
We are a scholastic club, but all ages and abilities are welcome. Please sign in at the office as a visitor/volunteer.
Contact: Vince Bradley (603) 827-3272
Tuesdays from 3:15-4:30 p.m.
Knights Chess Club
Congregation Ahavas Achim
84 Hastings Avenue
Keene, NH
Contact: Ed Harris
We welcome all players from beginner to master and free chess instruction can be provided for newcomers to the game. Attendance is free and boards, pieces and clocks are available. Weekly USCF rated games are available. Contact the club for a pairing.
Mondays from 6:30-11:00 p.m.
USCF Rated Chess tournaments every month (G/45;+5)
30 Mechanic St.
Manchester, NH 03101
Contact: Eric Zulaski (929) 900-4226
Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m.
Casual Chess
Pizzeria Roma, 586 Nashua St, Lordens Plaza, Milford, NH.
Contact: Nathan Kelley (603) 374-4444 or Randi Malcuit, (603) 303-0222
Tuesdays & Fridays from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Nashua Chess Club
Nashua Public Library
3 Court Street, Nashua, NH 03060
in the Activity Room on the lower level
Contact: Bobby Drogo (603) 521-5809
Thursdays 6:15-8:45 p.m.
Newburyport, MA
Hope Community Church
11 Hale Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
Monthly USCF-Rated Tournaments
Contact: John Elmore (603) 918-0386
Mondays from 7:00 p.m.
New London
Tracy Memorial Library
304 Main Street, New London, NH 03257
Contact: Gene Tappen
1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 6:00-8:30 p.m.
New London
97 Pleasant Street in New London, NH
Contact: Gene Tappen
2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 6:00-8:30 p.m.
North Conway
Law Office of Donald Ekberg
102 Seavey St, North Conway, NH 03860
Contact: Paul King
Mondays from 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Hall Memorial Library
18 Park Street, Northfield, NH 03276
Contact: Don MacDonald
Mondays from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Plymouth Area Chess Club
Pease Public Library
1 Russell Street, Plymouth, NH 03264
Contact: Ben Coonan (224) 337-8521
Call Ben if your club would be interested in a friendly unrated team match.
Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m. (or later)
Community Room
380 West Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276
Contact: Don MacDonald
Wednesdays from 7:00-10:00 p.m.
University of New Hampshire
UNH Chess Club
105 Main Street, Durham, NH 03824
Room MUB PM207 or PM302
Thursdays from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Except during school breaks
Hand in Hand Senior Center & Thrift shop
33 N. Stark Highway, Weare NH 03281
Contact: Greg Smith, (732) 233-7835
Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Confirm beforehand