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  1. *New location! Scholastic Chess Tournament (Virginia Beach)

    Same event, new location!  Join Hampton Roads Chess Association at the VBPD Law Enforcement Training Center on Saturday, November 18th for a scholastic chess tournament fundraiser for Title I school chess!   All net proceeds from this event will support […]

    November 15, 2023
  2. HRCA Girls & their Grown-Ups Winter Chess Social (Virginia Beach)

    You’re invited to Hampton Roads Chess Association’s first Girls Club Winter Social! Event Timing: December 16, 2023. 2:00 – 4:00pm Location: Virginia Beach Central Library – Folio Room,   4100 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA Questions? Contact Us: (757) 472-5909 […]

    November 6, 2023
  3. National Chess Day Festival (Norfolk)

    Celebrate National Chess Day with Hampton Roads Chess Association and MacArthur Center on October 14th! Enjoy chess lessons, casual games, puzzles, coloring contests, and our GIANT chess set — all for FREE! We also have two tournaments available with entry […]

    October 4, 2023
  4. Winners! Hampton Roads Chess Association Virtual Grand Opening!

    Hampton Roads Chess Association brings the life benefits of chess to people of all ages and abilities throughout Hampton Roads. This fall they are Virtual!

    September 2, 2020
  5. National Chess Day Festival

    If you, or your child have ever been interested in learning chess, playing chess, or watching a chess competition – this is the event for you! Where: Town Center, Virginia Beach When: Ocober 18, 2014 from…

    October 9, 2014
  6. Learn to Play Chess! (FREE)

    I first wrote a post about this program back in April and was thrilled when I discovered the Norfolk Initiative for Chess Excellence (NICE) has starting holding chess workshops at Pretlow Library in…

    August 28, 2012