A valuable resource for the Chess Community
Cincinnati Scholastic Chess organizes chess tournaments in the greater Cincinnati area for scholastic players (grades K-12). Also, CSC organizes the Cincinnati Open held in April every year. www.chesscincinnati.com
McDonald's and Downtown Public Library
Looking for a game right now?Chess played daily at both of these chess hot spots.
1. ) McDonald's 1126 E. McMillan St., Cincinnati, OH 45206
2.) Downtown Public Library - 2nd Floor. 800 Vine St. Cincinnati, OH 45202.
The Ohio Chess Association (OCA) organizes chess state wide and produces The Ohio Chess Bulletin. Every year the OCA does a fine job organizing the Cardinal Tournament in January and the Congress Tournament in September.
Highland Coffee House.
2839 Highland Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45219. Starts at 6:00pm til close 2:00am. Casual Play, great music and Tim Lake.
Cincinnati Scholastic Chess
Withamsville Church of Christ.846 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45245. Starts at 6:00pm. A great group of guys known for taking chess notation (recording moves) during causal games.
7640 Plainfield Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45236
6:00pm til 11:00pm. Every Thursday.
Cincy's oldest and most active chess club. The CCC host the city championship every year in September. CCC has a full calendar of tournaments and events. www.cincinnatichessclub.com
Rhinegeist Brewery. 1910 Elm St. Cincinnati, OH 45202. Every Wednesday night come out and enjoy chess, ping-pong, corn hole and sports. 5:00-11:00pm. Hans, a local Fide Master is a regular.
Clermont County Chess Club
Tri-County Panera Bread. 405 E. Kemper Rd., Cincinnati. OH 45246.
Starts at 9:00am til 1:00pm. A good turnout every Friday. We analyze games from recent tournaments, play bughouse and enjoy chess.
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Symmes Township Public Library.
11850 Enyart Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45140.
Chess club mainly for kids (adults play, too) Starts 6:30pm til 8:30pm Great turn-out, about 25 to 40 kids and adults come out Every Tuesday Night