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Business Manager Address: Eric Holcomb, 1900 NE 3rd St STE 106 PMB 361, Bend, OR 97701-3889.
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Meetings at Whispering Winds temporarily CANCELLED, and will likely remain cancelled for the remainder of the year - Please check this webpage again for updates.
The club normally meets at this location.
Whispering Winds Retirement Community
Please check in at front desk, and to get directions to the second floor meeting room.
The club met at this location in Aug. 2019.
Pappy's Pizzeria in Bend. The address is 20265 Meyer Dr. (next to Fred Meyer) please see Attendees are requested to place a food order.
Address 2920 NE Conners Avenue (Whispering Winds)
City Bend, Oregon 97701
Contact Eric Holcomb,, for info and/or to be added to the club's weekly email list. Alternative contact: Paul Shannon,, 541-306-3821.
Meeting Times
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM, May to October 2019
Club meetings returned to the evening for the remainder of the spring and summer, through October.
Meeting Times
Thursdays 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Nov. 2019 to Mar. 2020
Club meetings were held in the afternoon during this time period. Meetings are temporarily CANCELLED.
Tournaments See calendar for weekend tournaments, which may have both novice and U.S. Chess rated sections. From time to time, depending on player interest, there may also be rated tournaments, played at one game per week, at consecutive regularly scheduled club meetings.
Misc. The CENTRAL OREGON CHESS CLUB is open to anyone in the community who wishes to participate. Bring your own chess set and clock. See above for tournaments. When a tournament is not in progress, club meetings are very informal, and chess instruction/tutoring can be arranged. Please let us know if you are interested in chess instruction, tournaments or other activities.