Winchester Chess Club

New date for Winchester Royale Chess Tournament - January 27th

2017-2018 7th season Winchester Scholastic Chess League
Scroll down or click here for info. and tournament dates. The 4th tourney is the Winchester Royale on 1/27/18 (new date) - trophies for 1st-3rd place for K3, K5, and K12 sections. Click here for tournament info. Please pre-register here.

Current WSCL Standings (2017-2018) as of 12/16/17

The NEW LOCATION FOR FREE CHESS CLUB SESSIONS will be in the College Park Gym conference room - everyone welcome!!
Online chess club
We are on with our own "team". We will have team matches, free club tournaments, online ladder, forum discussion, & more. Use your handle or sign-up @ Here's the link to our new "team". Drop in, become a team member and and leave us a note. Hope to see you there!


Welcome to our club!

The Winchester/Clark County Parks & Recreation Chess Club has free chess sessions on the 1st and 3rd Mondays at 6:30 (new time) until 9 or 10 pm. Come and go as you please. 

Our free sessions include friendly chess matches via quads whenever possible, instruction, discussions, and socializing. We also have tournaments as announced.

This group is for the young and old alike. If you used to play chess or play online, this is a good, friendly group to get to know. Also, if you don't know how to play and would like to learn... come on out and we will teach you! Is is said that chess is easy to learn, but hard to master.

contact us at

College Park Gym - Conference Room 
15 Wheeler Ave
Winchester, KY 40391


Tournament information


  • 10/28/17 - 7th year WSCL Kick Off Tournament
  • 11/11/17 - 11th Annual Mitchell Bedford Memorial
  • 12/16/17 - Busy December
  • 1/27/18 - Winchester Royale (details soon)
  • 2/10/18 - Knight to c3
  • 3/3/18 - March Madness
  • 4/14/18 - Green Grass (FINALS)
An Open section will be offered with each tourney date below.

6th annual Winchester Scholastic Chess League FINAL standings

Past tourney results 2016-2017 (each with an Open section)

Earn points toward individual and team grand trophies. All tournaments are held at the College Park Annex. USCF Membership is required; save $3 on this membership through the Winchester Chess Club. Paid membership is not required for K3 players.

Tournament sections of play K-3, K-5, K-12. Trophies awarded for individuals at each tournament.  Grand trophies awarded at the last tournament of season for Individual and Team winners.