Winchester Chess Club

Online Club tournaments
(join our friendly chat sessions 1/2 hour before each tourney)
Next up:

Monday night 7:00 pm, 5/11, Open to all, G/5 for 30 min.
Arena8pm-Open_20.5.11 link to tourney

Click here for instructions


Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the chess club is taking the precaution of cancelling our next chess club session on Monday 3/16 at the College Park Community Center. We can instead hold a virtual chess club at the same time 6:30-9:00pm. Directions on how to hold a virtual club session (virtual tourney) just click here.

Our next session, which would be Monday April 6th, is up in the air at this point. Announcement will be made later.

**NEW 3/13/20 PM: The WCCPR Gym and facility is closed until at least March 30th. See announcement here.

Also, our chess tournament that was to be held Saturday, March 21st is cancelled. Further announcements about alternative plans will come later.

Play in our 2019-2020

Winchester Scholastic Chess League

Compete for Individual and Team Trophies!

The tournament dates are now set - our 9th year running!

click here for our flyer

Current Standings (2019-2020 WSCL) updated 2/25/20

Click here for: Team  / Individual

Last year's season results (2018-2019)



2019-2020 WSCL DATES:

  • 10/19/19 - 9th year WSCL Kick Off Tournament (results)
  • 11/2/19 - 13th Annual Mitchell Bedford Memorial (results)
  • 12/7/19 - Busy December (results)
  • 1/18/20 - Winchester Royale (results)
  • 2/15/20 - Knight to c3 (results)
  • 3/21/20 - March Madness (Cancelled - see announcement above) Possible other date will be announced.
  • 4/18/20 - Bughouse Tournament (Awards day) (THIS DATE IS CURRENTLY TENTATIVE)
More details:
Individual trophies awarded every tournament; Grand trophies at AWARDS day for Individuals and Teams (K3, K5, K8).  Location - Conkwright Elementary, 360 Mt. Sterling Rd.  Each Tournament Entry fee is $10 per family** - cash only. 
Check-in 8:30 am, first round @ 9:15 am. 5 rounds of play, Chess clocks set at 30 min. Open section also (G/45 d:5). 

** Fee for player's first tournament is $10 per person/ then $10/family afterwards; Open section - $10 per person

Tournament location:  (not our club location)

Conkwright Elementary

360 Mt. Sterling Road

Winchester, KY 40391


Welcome to our club!

The Winchester/Clark County Parks & Recreation Chess Club has chess sessions on the 1st and 3rd Mondays at 6:30 until 9 pm. (STARTS BACK UP AGAIN AS ANNOUNCED LATER... TEMPORARILY ON HOLD... JOIN OUR ONLINE CLUB TIMES) Come and go as you please. NEW FOR 2020:  A charge $1 per session will be taken from those 16 yrs old and up. 

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Our chess sessions include friendly chess matches, instruction, discussions, and socializing. 

This group is for the young and old. 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! 

Contact us at

or visit our Contact page

Club location:  (not our tourney location)

College Park Gym Conference Room 
15 Wheeler Ave

Winchester, KY 40391