NCCA Club Listing

Please contact NCCA president 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.


App State Chess Club (Boone)

Our club is comprised of App State students and members of the Boone community. We meet Mondays and Thursdays from 5:00 to 7:15 PM on campus. Mondays are our days to play games, and on Thursdays we analyze games, solve puzzles, and our club Vice President gives lessons; he is a scholastic champion from Texas.

Email: App State Chess Club


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 Frogg restaurant at 2009 Timberline Station Dr, Elon, NC 27244.

Email: Charles Roberson
Website: Burlington 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 5:30 pm. 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 casual games each Sunday at 2:00 PM. Phone: 570-439-6108

Email: Lake Norman Chess Club

Website: Lake Norman Chess Club



Granville Chess Club (Creedmoor)

I am starting a New Chess Club in the 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 the afternoon till 7:30 at South Granville Public Library in Creedmoor. The address is 1550 South Campus Dr Creedmoor NC 27522. The 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.

Email: Gary Maltzman
Website: Triangle Area Chess Club


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 conveniently 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 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm 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 the left side of the church building, ground floor. We play rated games. All Beginners, Experts, and in between are welcome. 3R SS tournaments once a month, see flyer on Open and K-12 tabs of this website. Please call before coming in case of 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: [fusion_one_page_text_link link=”” class=”” id=””]Hendersonville Chess Club[/fusion_one_page_text_link]


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


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 6:30 pm-10 pm. 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 tournaments 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!

Email: Michael Tedder


Smoky Mountain Chess Club (Waynesville)

Our regular play meeting is Thursdays at 1 PM at Hazelwood Presbyterian Church in Waynesville(368 Hazelwood Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786). The church is across the street from the Hazelwood Post Office, and parking is behind the church. Chess is held in their fellowship hall. All players are welcome. We do ask that you bring a chess set if you have one.

Email: Smokey Mountain Chess Club
Phone: (828)-648-5739

Website: Smokey Mountain Chess Club

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 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. 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.

Email: Jimmy Sneeden
Website: Wilmington Chess Club


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