BC Chess Clubs

The most recent information available about chess clubs throughout British Columbia.
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BOWSER

Meet at Henry's Kitchen in Qualicum Bay
Saturdays at 1 PM
bowserchess.pbworks.com
Contact: Robert McFetridge 250-757-8709.

BURNABY

Burnaby Junior Chess Club (BJCC)
http://www.burnabychessclub.com
Reply to: info@burnabychessclub.com
Phone: (604) 941-1045
Cell: (604) 734-1045

Bonsor Recreation Centre
Meets from 12noon until 4pm every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday throughout the year at the Bonsor Recreation Centre, 6550 Bonsor, Burnaby (ph# 604-439-1860) for Seniors (55+yrs). The only cost is a Seniors membership fee for all Bonsor programs (about $23 per year).

Golden Knights Chess Club
9523 Cameron Street, Burnaby
Every Thursday night in "Cedar Room", located on main floor.

BURNS LAKE

Perpetual Checkmasters Chess Club
Contact: Mary Warko nannygoatspecial@hotmail.com

DELTA

Seaquam Secondary.
Noon: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Approximately 25 members.
Seaquam Secondary, 11584 Lyon Road,Delta, BC, V4E 2K4.
Phone 604-591-6166
Fax 604-591-5800
Contact: Lon Mandrake, Science Department.

DUNCAN

Cowichan High School cafeteria.
2652 James Street, Duncan, BC, V9L 2X2.
Monday nights from 6:30- 8:00 pm, September to April.
Club is for school age kids, with a $1.00 drop in fee.
Contact: Zoya Kozak 250-715-1954.

LANGLEY

Langley Chess Club
Brookswood Senior Citizens, 19899 - 36th Avenue, Langley, BC.
Monday 7pm-11pm, year round.
Contact: Hugh Long 604-530-4693 or email hughraine@telus.net
Misc: Holds a club championship every year.

MAPLE RIDGE

Act Theatre, Maple Ridge, BC.
every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00pm to 5:00 pm
email: cbdickson@telus.net.

NANAIMO

Nanaimo Chess Club, M G M Restaurant, 240 Nicol St. Nanaimo BC, V9R 4T2.
Wednesday 7:45pm
Contact: Glen Baudin 250-753-0102.

NELSON

Dorf'z Billiards & Games Room, 640 Baker,Nelson, BC. 250-352-9976
Wednesday 7pm
Contact: Arnold McLeod 250-352-5317.

NEW WESTMINSTER

Kids' chess club: "The Knights", Nidarose Church, 220 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, BC, V3M 3Z2
Meetings in May and June 2004: every Thursday night between (6:30-8:15)pm - Advanced/Beginners together
July and August 2004 we are in vacation.
Contact: Valer E Demian, #55 - 902 Clarke Rd, Port Moody, BC, V3H 1L5
Phone: 604-936-1757
email: vdemian@shaw.ca

NORTH VANCOUVER

North Vancouver Chess Club
St.Thomas Aquinas High School, 541 West Keith, North Vancouver
Wednesdays 7-11 pm during school year; closed July to September.
Casual play and tournaments; all levels.
Contact: Joe Oszvald 604-980-4249 E-mail: oszisakk@telus.net, Joe Geszler 604-926-6409

PENTICTON

Heidelberg Club, corner of Nanaimo St. and Ellis St.
Monday, 7PM to 11PM, September through June.
2$ per night.

PORT COQUITLAM

Tri-Cities Chess Club, (formerly Po Co Chess Club)
Wilson Centre within the Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex, 2150 Wilson Ave.,Port Coquitlam, BC.
Thursdays 7pm-10pm
Contact: Ed Enns
Email: tah@axion.net
website:www.chessmastery.com/pocochessclub/
Phone: 604-939-7412

PORT McNEIL

White Knights Chess Club
Haida-Way Inn, Banquet Rm., Port McNeil, BC.
Monday, 7PM to 11PM
Contact: Ray Philips 250-956-4566 or Bill Kraus 250-284-6162.

POWELL RIVER

Recreation Complex, 5001 Joyce Avenue, Powell River, BC.
Tuesday 7pm-11pm.
Contact: 604-485-2891.

PRINCE RUPERT

Prince Rupert Library.
Saturday 1pm-5pm.
Contact: John Niksic, 250-624-2937.

RICHMOND

"World of Music and Arts" chess club for kids
#140-6231 London Road
Richmond, BC V7E3S3
Direct: 604-809-5730
Office: 778-297-5505
Please, refer to our website for more information. We also hosting a yearly kids tournaments.
www.worldofmusicandarts.com

Ho Math and Chess Club.
Contact person: Julia
Phone: 604-561-6665
Location: Room 2245, Yaohan Centre, 3700 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC, Canada

SMITHERS

Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. at 1211 Bulkley Drive, Smithers, from October through April. To pay rent, we collect $2 per night from adult players, $1 from juniors.
Contact: Bob Currie (Telkwa/Smithers) acquit@bulkley.net

SURREY

Fraser Heights Chess Club
10929 160 Street, Surrey
Erma Stephenson Elementary’s library
Friday nights from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Contact: Anca Datcu-Romano adatcu@qsoft.ca
http://www.fraserheightschess.com

VANCOUVER

Ho Math and Chess Learning Centre
Contact Person: Aaron Woo
Phone: 604-781-0175
Location: 4966 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC V5P 3T6

Chigorin Chess Club
Chigorin Chess Club in cooperation with the newspaper "Vancouver Express" and company "e2-e4! Chess for Kids" opens the door for Sunday chess club for children, their parents and everyone!
The club offers free to all lovers of the royal game to meet old and new friends over a game of chess, checkers, go, bughouse chess...
Everything you need: chess sets, chess clock, score sheets - free of charge.
Meetings are held on most Sundays at:
260 Terminal ave, Vancouver (second floor).
www.Chigorin.ca

Croatian Community Chess Club
Tournament every Sunday at the Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC.
Start time 1:00 PM, 5 rounds, 30 minute time control.
Contact: Robert Topic, tel 604-298-0543. Email: bernardtopic@shaw.ca

UBC Thursday Night Swiss.
Thursdays, 6:30 pm, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre room 158, 1961 East Mall, University of British Columbia
entry fee $21 adult, $16 junior Contact Aaron Cosenza, xramis1@yahoo.ca

Vancouver Junior Chess Club Please phone for details.
Contact: Frank Ho 604-263-4321.

VANDERHOOF

Perpetual Checkmasters Chess Club
Contact: Doreen Loseth losethd@hotmail.com

VICTORIA

Victoria Chess Club
1726 Douglas Street, Victoria BC.
Monday 6:30-10:30pm.
Contact: Lynn Stringer 250-658-5207.
website: www.victoriachessclub.pbwiki.com