Scholastic Chess SupportS & Resources

The Cedar Rapids Chess Club is proud to support scholastic chess in our community with these many options for families and their students

Join us Wednesday evenings for free instruction

Arrive at the start of our Wednesday evening all-ages chess club (5:30 pm) and one of our top players will happily provide 30 minutes of instruction


Chess in Iowa has set up two tournaments for Tuesday Nights from November 2 through December 28. Both tournaments are Game/10 +2 sec; one tournament for lichess U1400 and one for lichess 1400+ (all ratings can enter +1400 tournament though.) The tournament is hosted on the Chess in Iowa team. Email or text Jim at 319-432-1459 for access to the team, the tournaments, and the Zoom meeting broadcast.


Tournament Links for Tuesday, November 9, 7:00 pm Gold Membership

The Cedar Rapids Chess Club acquires gold memberships in bulk and is able to resell those at a deep discount to individuals.

Downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library

450 5th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Beems A Meeting Room (2nd Floor)

CONTACT: James Hodina