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New meeting location effective January 2023:
Whispering Winds (the club's previous location).
Address 2920 N.E. Conners Avenue
City Bend, Oregon
Bend (Methodist) Church, 680 NW Bond St, Bend, Oregon
Weekend tournaments are being held at this location.
Contact Ryan Berhar,, for info and/or to be added to the club's weekly email list. Alternative contact: Paul Shannon,, 541-306-3821.
Meeting Times Thursdays 6:00 to 9:00 PM for main chess club activities; chess classes and weekend tournaments may be at other times.
Meetup Group This club is part of the Central Oregon Chess Meetup.
Info sheets Jan-Feb 2023 | Mar-Apr 2023 | May-Jun 2023 | Jul-Sep 2023 | Oct-Dec 2023
Jan-Feb 2024
Tournaments See info sheets (above) for club night and weekend tournaments, which may have both novice and U.S. Chess rated sections. Club night rated tournaments are 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.