NCCA Club Listing

Map Of Meeting Places
Map of Meeting Places for NCCA Chess Clubs

Please contact NCCA VP Jeff Jones or the NCCA Webmaster to have your club information added or edited. Help us keep our list up to date! Thanks. Clubs are listed in alphabetical order by city.

Asheboro Chess Club (Asheboro) back to top

Meetings are held every Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth Street in Asheboro. Casual and rated play. USCF-rated quick tournaments are held monthly, please check website for dates. Players of all ages and strengths welcome.

Email: Tom Hales
Phone: 336-460-6882
Website: Asheboro Chess Club

Asheville Chess Club (Asheville) back to top

The club meets every Wednesday night from 6:30 to 10:30pm. The club is located at the North Asheville Community Center. The address is 37 Larchmont Lane, Asheville, NC 28804.

Email: Tom Brown
Phone: (828)-225-4195
Website: Asheville Chess Club

Burlington Chess Club (Burlington) back to top

We meet twice a week on Sundays from 2 PM until at least 4 PM (most times past 6 PM) and Mondays from 6 PM to at least 8 PM or later. We play Chess at various time controls. Several members are USCF rated and some are not. Free beginner lessons.

We meet at the Market on 268 E. Front Street Burlington, NC ( Often we are inside, but sometimes outside. They have a hot bar, salad bar and tea/soft drinks with free refills. Also, they have coffee and lots of pastries.

Myrtle Beach Area (Calabash) back to top

The Grand Strand Chess Club meets on Tuesdays between 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Hickman Crossroads Library, a short distance over the border in Calabash, North Carolina. Contact Joe or Ralph Ashby (843)-249-5788.

Email: Joshep Walyus
Phone: 910-287-5217

Carrboro Chess Club (Carrboro) back to top

The club meets every Sunday at 2pm at University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC. All skill levels are welcome in this casual club. Please see the club's website for up-to-date location and schedule information.

Cary Chess Club (Cary) back to top

Members play Wednesday evenings 5:30pm-7:30pm at Caribou Coffee (SW Maynard near Kildaire Farm Rd). We welcome players 16 years and up, all skill levels. Either contact us directly or drop by.

Email: Ken Gilbert
Website: Cary Chess Club

Charlotte Chess Center and Scholastic Academy (Charlotte) back to top

The Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy (CCCSA), founded in March of 2014, serves as a place where members of all ages and skill levels can congregate and enjoy the royal game of chess. The CCCSA also sells basic chess supplies and has an open library of over 200 books. The CCCSA serves as an educational hub for chess in the Charlotte area; offering camps, classes and lectures year round. The CCCSA runs weekly and monthly chess events such as weekly rated play, special events, lectures, classes, weekend tournaments. The CCCSA is constantly making efforts to create partnerships with local and national educational programs to further the expansion of chess not only locally but nationally.

Over the Chessboard (Charlotte) back to top

Meets at Barnes and Noble 4020 Sharon road in Southpark once a month and is open to all females of all skill levels.

Email: Jessica Prescott
Phone: 520 208 3616
Website: Over the Chessboard

VT Seva Chess Club (Charlotte) back to top

Open to all scholastic and adult players, the VT Seva Chess Club meets on Friday evenings, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, 3327 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte, NC 28226. This chess club is for scholastic players of all abilities. Players are grouped according to their ability and rating. A few volunteer scholastic chess players with good USCF ratings teach a half an hour lesson to the children at the beginning of every meeting. After that, players are paired up to play each other within their group. For more information, please email Kalpana Gottiparthi or Martin Chandler (

Email: Kalpana Gottiparthi
Phone: 704-244-1516

North Durham Chess Club (Durham) back to top

The chess club at the North Durham Regional Library, 221 Milton Road, Durham, NC meets. every Saturday afternoon from 2 - 4:30 pm for casual play. Players of all skill levels are welcome. There are no fees, and sets and boards are provided.

Email: Conrad Conero
Phone: (919)-479-7020

Triangle Area Chess Club (Durham) back to top

Formerly - Borders Chess Club - Saturdays from 2-6pm McDonald's at the corner of Page Rd. and Miami Blvd. in Durham.

Fayetteville Chess Club (Fayetteville) back to top

The club meets on Tuesday nights from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Honeycutt Park and Rec, 352 Devers St, Fayetteville NC 28303.

Goldsboro Chess Club (Goldsboro) back to top

Meetings are held every Friday from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 1608 E. Pine St, Goldsboro, NC, 27530.

Email: Doug Thomas
Phone: 919-734-1192
Website: Goldsboro Chess Club

Greensboro Chess Club (Greensboro) back to top

The Greensboro Chess Club meets every Wednesday from 6:00pm until 10:00pm at the Lewis Recreation Center located at 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455. Contact Scott McInnis (President) for more information. You can also visit our website at the link below.

Email: Scott McInnis
Phone: 336-686-7188
Website: Greensboro Chess Club

Greenville Chess Club (Greenville) back to top

Currently meets at Barnes & Noble Greenville Blvd (264 By-Pass) and Evans St. Wednesday 7-10 p.m.

Email: Victor Beaman
Phone: 252-367-0808
Website: Greenville Chess Club

Henderson/Vance Chess Club (Henderson) back to top

The Henderson/Vance Chess Club meets 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. (or later?) each Thursday evening at the United Methodist Church in Henderson - enter on left side of church building, ground floor. All Beginners, Experts and in between welcome. Casual play, occasional tournaments.

Email: Rudolph Abate
Phone: (252)738-0375
Website: Henderson/Vance Chess Club

Hendersonville Chess Club (Hendersonville) back to top

The club meets on Tuesdays at the 1st Presbyterian Church, 699 North Grove St., Hendersonville from 6 PM TO 8:30 PM. Casual play open to all ages. Casual and periodic rated play and lectures are open to all ages. The club also conducts a three game tournament every 2nd Saturday from Sept -April.

Email: Wayne Spon

Triangle Chess Center (Morrisville) back to top

The Triangle Chess Center sits convenient to all parts of the Triangle near the Wake/Durham County line on Hwy. 54. This is slightly more than 1 mile south of I-40 exit 281 (Miami Blvd.) less than a mile north of NC-540 exit 69. We offer rated games with our leagues on Thursday and Saturday and our slower time control games on Fridays. We are now open for free play on Wednesdays from 5:30-9. We also offer public lessons on Sundays and Wednesday evenings. Open free play every Wednesday Night from 5:30p to 9:00p Our address is 5920 S. Miami Blvd. Unit 203.

New Bern Chess Club (New Bern) back to top

The club meets every Monday night from 6:30pm-10pm. at the Books-a-Million at 3005 Clarendon Blvd.

Email: Sara Walsh
Phone: (910)-546-5250

Sandhills Chess Club (Pinehurst) back to top

The Sandhills Chess Club meets twice weekly in Pinehurst at the Moore County Senior Center, 8040 U.S. Hwy 15-501 (two miles north of the Pinehurst Traffic Circle), on Tuesdays at 2:45 PM and on Thursdays at 7:00 PM.

Email: Joe McDonald

Sylva Chess (Sylva) back to top

The club meets Tuesdays from 1-3pm at the Jackson County Senior Center. The address is 100 County Services Rd. and is located off N.C. 116 just past the Lowes. We welcome all ages and skill levels. Boards and sets are available, but we also suggest you bring one.

Email: Paul Ingram

Wake Forest Chess Club (Wake Forest) back to top

Meets Mondays from 6:00-9:00 PM at the Wake Forest Coffee Company (upstairs), 156 South White St. Wake Forest NC 27587. WFCC has played unrated matches with the Henderson/Vance CC and has held unrated Saturday events at the Coffee Company site. Usually about 8 to 12 players on a typical Monday night. Visitors are welcome!

Washington Chess Club (Washington) back to top

Meets at the Oakdale Cemetery Recreation Center on Monday from 7-10 p.m.

Smoky Mountain Chess Club (Waynesville) back to top

The club meetings are held on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. Meetings are held in the Blue Ridge Books. It is located at 152 South Main Street, Waynesville. We welcome all ages and skill levels. Boards and sets are available, but we also suggest you bring one.

Email: Bruce Goodwin
Phone: (828)-648-5739

Wilmington Chess Club (Wilmington) back to top

Moving from Cape Fear Games to Pine Valley Church of Christ fellowship hall beginning January 6th, 2011. Club hours are from from 6:30pm to 10:30pm. Pine Valley Church is located at 3601 South College Road. This is near the intersection of South College Road and 17th Street Extension and is adjacent to the CVS Pharmacy on the northeast corner of the intersection.

Wilson Chess Academy (Wilson) back to top

We are a very active chess club in the Wilson/Rocky Mount area. We hold a variety of chess tournaments and events each year. We average one tournament per month, and we help sponsor the Bill Hancock Memorial chess tournament held at Via Cappucino (three times each year since 2006). We also teach group and youth lessons at a nominal fee.

Email: Gordan Ray
Phone: (252)-243-7252

Winston-Salem Chess Club (Winston-Salem) back to top

Winston-Salem Chess Club meets at Miller Park Rec Center, 400 Leisure Lane, Winston Salem, NC 5:30pm - 9:45pm Thursdays.

Email: Lee Zinzow
Phone: (336)-765-0753