NCCA Club Listing

Please contact NCCA Charles Roberson <> 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. Email edits or additions in word with copy format similar to clubs shown.

Asheboro Chess Club (Asheboro)

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)

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 East Larchmont Rd.

Phone: (828)776-1918
Website: Asheville Chess Club

Burlington Chess Club (Burlington)

We meet weekly: Sunday 2 – 5 PM. We play Chess at various time controls. Several members are USCF rated and some are not. Free beginner lessons.

We meet at the Fat Frog restaurant at 2009 Timberline Station Dr, Elon, NC 27244.

Carrboro Chess Club (Carrboro)

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.

Email: Jason Casden
Phone: 919-475-3204
Website: Carrboro Chess Club

Cary Chess Club (Cary)

We meet from 5 pm – 9 pm Wednesday evenings at the Caribou Coffee, 109 SW Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27511 (corner of Kildare Farms Rd & Maynard Rd). We are focused on casual chess, all folks welcome, no dues. Some players have ratings, many don’t. The first Wednesday of each month we hold an unrated, G/15 tourney starting at 5:30pm. Contact: Keith Carson


Lake Norman Chess Club (Charlotte/Cornelius)

The chess club will meet at McAlister’s Deli located at 19930 W Catawba Ave, which is just off I77 Exit 28 Cornelius. We play 1 round each Thursday evening starting at 7:15 pm. After 5 weeks/rounds the tournament is submitted to the USCF to be rated.

Phone: 570-439-6108


Aaron Wilson

Granville Chess Club (Creedmoor)

I am starting a New Chess Club in Granville area (Butner Creedmoor). We play every Thursday of the month except on the third week of the month we play on Wednesday. We start at 5:00 in afternoon till 7:30 at South Granville Public Library in Creedmoor. Address is 1550 South Campus Dr Creedmoor NC 27522. Library number is 919-528-1752.

Email: Mike Norton
Phone: 919-528-1752

North Durham Chess Club (Durham)

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)

This club has merged with the Triangle Chess Center.

Myrtle Beach Area (Calabash)

The Grand Strand Chess Club meets on Tuesdays between 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Hickman Crossroads Library, a short distance over the border in Calabash, North Carolina. Contact Terry Newman at (910) 755-7140, Rich Rosa at (908) 337-1020 or George Brandetsas (704) 614-1079

Email: Terry Newman
Phone: (910) 755-7140

Triangle Chess Center (Durham/Morrisville)

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 weekly tournaments on Saturdays for novice level youths and seven-week long leagues in the fall and spring. We have frequent events for Open level players on Saturdays as well. Starting in October we will again offer rated games on Tuesday evenings starting at 6:30p. We also offer public lessons on Sundays and Wednesday evenings. Open free play every Saturday from 1p to 5p Our address is 5920 S. Miami Blvd. Unit 203 Durham, NC 27560.

Email: Bill Clausen
Phone: 9192728017
Website: Triangle Chess Center

Fayetteville Chess Club (Fayetteville)

The club meets on Tuesday nights from 5:00– 8:00 pm at Tim’s Pizza, Eutaw Village Shopping Center 2734 Bragg Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28303.

Email: Kirk Bobbitt

Greensboro Chess Club (Greensboro)

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)

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)

The Henderson/Vance Chess Club meets 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. (or later?) on the 1st and 3rd  Thursday evening each month at the Clearview Church, 3485 Hwy 158 Business, Henderson – enter on left side of church building, ground floor. We play rated games. All Beginners, Experts and in between welcome. 3R SS tournaments once a month, see flyer on Open and K-12 tabs of this web site. Please call before coming in case rescheduling for church functions. Phone: (H) 252-738-0375 (M) 252-226-4224

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

Hendersonville Chess Club (Hendersonville)

Meets Tuesdays at 6 pm until dusk at The Park at Flat Rock – Pavilion, 55 Highland Golf Drive, Flat Rock, NC 28731

Rated standard, rated quick, rated blitz, unrated, and variants are played. Open to all ages.

Email:Kevin Hyde 

Website: Hendersonville Chess Club

Jacksonville Chess Club (Jacksonville)

Address: 804 New Bridge St (Youth Center), Jacksonville, NC 28540. Date & Time: Tuesdays 5:30pm-10pm

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

Kernersville Chess Club (Kernersville)

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

Lake Norman Chess Club (Cornelius)

The chess club will meet at McAlister’s Deli located at 19930 W Catawba Ave, which is just off I77 Exit 28 Cornelius. We play 1 round each Thursday evening starting at 7:15 pm. After 5 weeks/rounds the tournament is submitted to the USCF to be rated.

Phone: 704-608-7649
Debs Pedigo

Lumberton – Kings & Queens (Lumberton)

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

Marion Chess Club (Marion)

The Marion Chess Club meets each Tuesday Night, Marion Senior Center (next to YMCA), 100 Spaulding Rd., Marion, NC 2875, from 5:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Casual play and open to all ages. The club also conducts a USCF Rated Tournament, every month, on the 1st and 2nd Tuesdays, of each month, August – December.

Email: David Myers

New Bern Chess Club (New Bern)

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

Sanford Community Chess Club (Sanford)

City : Sanford NC
We meet Wednesdays from 5 to 8 pm at the LCG Enrichment Center 1615 S Third Street, Sanford NC 27330. All levels of players from Beginners to Tournament are welcome. Open to ages 8 and above.

contact : Jeff Brueck –

Wake Forest Chess Club (Wake Forest)

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!

Smoky Mountain Chess Club (Waynesville)

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)

Check Web site for meeting times.

Email: Chris Freeken
Website: UNC-Wilmington

Wilmington Chess Club (Wilmington)

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.

Winston-Salem Chess Club (Winston-Salem)

The Winston-Salem Chess Club meets every Thursday evening from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Miller Park Recreation Center located at 400 Leisure Lane in Winston-Salem.

Email: Darryl Benbow
Phone: 336-922-3176

Website: Winston-Salem Chess Club

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