Clubs

Chess Clubs of New Hampshire

PLACE LOCATION TIME
Candia
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.
Dover
Seacoast Chess Club
Riverside Rest Home Café
276 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820
Contact: Sal Silvestre (207) 698-1946
Wednesdays from 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Epsom
Epsom Chess Club
Epsom Public Library
1606 Dover Rd, Epsom, NH 03234
Contact: Brian ONeil
Saturdays from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Exeter
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
Website: www.wachusettchess.org
Download: Flyer
Wednesdays from 7:00-11:00 p.m.
Franconia
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.
Gilford
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.
Gorham
Gorham Chess Club
Gorham Recreation Center
33 Exchange Street, Gorham NH
603-915-0134
Contact: Al French
Meets on Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m.
Hanover
Hanover Chess Club
Howe Library
13 South St, Hanover, NH 03755
Website: www.thehowe.org
Meets on Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m.
Harrisville
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.
Keene
Knights Chess Club
Congregation Ahavas Achim
84 Hastings Avenue
Keene, NH
Contact: Ed Harris
Website: www.knightschessclub.org
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.
Manchester
Manchester Chess Club
Holy Family Academy, 281 Cartier St., Manchester, NH.
Contact: Karl T. Cooper, Club TD

Every third Thursday is a four-round USCF-rated Quick Chess tournament, $30 entry fee, 83% of entry fees returned as prizes.

Every Third Thursday from 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Milford
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
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
Saturdays from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Newburyport, MA
Hope Community Church
11 Hale Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
Monthly USCF-Rated Tournaments, 40/80 sd/30 – 1 game per week, Average Players: 14-20
Contact: John Elmore (603) 918-0386
Website: www.newburyportchessclub.net
Tuesdays 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.
Northfield
Hall Memorial Library
18 Park Street, Northfield, NH 03276
Contact: Don MacDonald
Website: www.hallmemoriallibrary.org
Mondays from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Plymouth
Plymouth Area Chess Club
Pease Public Library
1 Russell Street, Plymouth, NH 03264
Contact: George Maloof (603) 536-1179
Call George if your club would be interested in a friendly unrated team match.
Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m. (or later)
Tilton
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
Web: wildcatlink.unh.edu/organization/UNHCT
Thursdays from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Except during school breaks