NCCA Club Listing

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

Please contact NCCA VP Shawn Spencer 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

Camp Lejeune Chess (Camp Lejeune) back to top

You will need a DOD ID or guest pass to get onto the base. Plan ahead - email or call Sara Walsh for to get sponsored on to the base!

  • French Creek Recreation Center -- Fridays from 7pm until midnight. Address: FC 330 Gonzalez Blvd, Camp Lejeune, NC 28547

Email: Sara Walsh
Website: Camp Lejeune Chess

Carrboro Chess Club (Carrboro) back to top

The club meets every Saturday at 2pm at Jessee's Coffee & Bar in Carrboro, 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 Carolina Cafe, (Weston Parkway and N. Harrison Ave). We welcome players 16 years and up, all skill levels. Either contact us directly or drop by.

Email: Ken Gilbert
Website: Cary Chess Club

Triangle Area Chess Club (Cary) back to top

Formerly - Borders Chess Club - Saturdays from 2-6pm Cafe Carolina & Bakery (New Location) 137 Weston Parkway in Cary (corner of Harrison & Weston) All skill levels and ages are welcome, including beginners and children. No fees or obligations.

SSCH (Chapel Hill) back to top

Chess Club that serves Seawell Elementary School and Smith Middle School in Chapel Hill. Our weekly meeting is every Monday for internal students in the schools only, but our tournaments are open to any USCF chess players. Please check our tournament schedule at our website.

Email: Chacha Nugroho
Phone: (828)413-0303
Website: SSCH

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.

Girls' Chess Academy (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: Girls' Chess Academy

Tiger Chess (Charlotte) back to top

Club meetings Monday through Thursday 6pm-11pm, 2425 North Davidson St. We meet for casual play most afternoons in the atrium of Amelies french bakery in the rear.

Email: Tony J. Hicks
Website: Tiger Chess

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

Duke/Durham Chess Club (Durham) back to top

The Duke/Durham Chess Club meets Sunday evenings at 6:30 PM in the Bryan Center on Duke University's west campus. On most nights there is USCF-rated G/120 tournament in progress, with one round per night. See our website for a schedule of upcoming events.

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

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.

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.

Email: Wayne Spon

Jacksonville Chess Club (Jacksonville) back to top

Address: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 300 Brynn Marr Rd., Jacksonville, NC 28540. Date & Time: Tuesdays 6:30 pm until 9 pm.

Email: Sara Walsh
Phone: (910)-546-5250
Website: Jacksonville Chess Club

Kernersville Chess Club (Kernersville) back to top

Meetings are held at Panera Bread at 970 S. Main St. in Kernersville. We meet every Tuesday (except holidays) from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Email: Keith Hooker

Lumberton - Kings & Queens (Lumberton) back to top

Meets every Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m. at the Parkview Activity Center in Lumberton. Membership is opened to all ages. Directions: entering Lumberton on N.C. State Road 41 from Fairmont, N.C. Stay on 41 until you pass Knuckles Elementary School and turn left onto Inman Rd. pass the school. You will see Parkview Activity Center as you turn onto Inman Rd. - about 100 yards down on the right.

Email: Al Floyd
Phone: (910)-474-2336

New Bern Chess Club (New Bern) back to top

The club meets every Monday night from 7 p.m. until ... We meet at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of New Bern, 308 Meadow St. (one block off Trent Rd., behind the new strip mall). Chess boards and sets provided. No fees currently. All skill levels welcome.

Email: Roger Sample

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

Raleigh Tournament Chess Club (Raleigh) back to top

The Raleigh Tournament Chess Club is dormant at this time, but hopes to reconvene in the future. Our website still provides information on the Big Enchilada as well as the Triangle Area Chess Club which meets on Saturdays.

Email: Jeffrey Jones
Phone: (919)272-8017
Website: Raleigh Tournament Chess Club

Rocky Mount Chess (Rocky Mount) back to top

Meets for casual play on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Via Cappuccino coffee shop at 3002 Sunset Ave. at the Englewood Shopping Center.

Email: Billy Harrell
Phone: (252)-446-4121

Roxboro Chess Club (Roxboro) back to top

The Roxboro Chess Club currently meets on Monday nights from 5 pm to 8 pm, sometimes later. We meet at Piedmont Community College's Student Lounge in Building E. It is a casual play environment. All experience levels and ages are welcome. We also teach group and youth lessons at a nominal fee.

Email: Kenneth Jackson
Phone: (252)-714-5590
Website: Roxboro Chess Club

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

UNC-Wilmington (Wilmington) back to top

Check Web site for meeting times.

Email: Chris Freeken
Website: UNC-Wilmington

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

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

Contact Tony Sanders for information.

Email: Tony Sanders
Phone: (336)-997-2114

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

Winston-Salem Chess Club has been meeting at Chick-fil-A on Knollwood (SE intersection with Business 40, on the edge of Thruway Shopping Center) 6:30- 10 pm Thursdays.

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