Welcome to the San Antonio Chess Club
Thanks for stopping by the San Antonio Chess Club web site. Founded in 1888 at the historic Menger Hotel near the Alamo, the San Antonio Chess Club is the oldest chess club in Texas.
We meet Thursday evenings 6-10 p.m. (except holidays) at the Lions Field Recreation Center, 2809 Broadway near Mulberry - see map (phone: 826-9041). This is a City of San Antonio facility and visitors, including minors are welcome. Please bring chess sets, boards & clocks if you have them - they are not provided at site. Every week: casual skittles, blitz tourney begins 8 p.m. We also organize several weekend tournaments at other locations; see future events.
Membership/Newsletter: Club members receive a newsletter that covers local chess news, upcoming tournaments and games by local players. Membership is $10 per year ($5 junior, family $15, and life $200). See our most recent newletter here.