Welcome to the Hampton Roads Chess Club [HRCC] webpage
IMPORTANT HRCC NEWS!
!!LOCATION CHANGE STARTING JULY 6TH and a new location on Sept. 7.
July 6 to Aug 31
king’s Grant Presbyterian Church
745 Little Neck Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Starting Sep. 7 we will move to our new permanent location:
The Pembroke office buildings:
291 Independence Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
COVID Protocol as of 7/15/2021
We continue to ease restrictions based on facility, local, state, and federal guidance, including CDC guidelines. At this time, the overall HRCA mask policy is that fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear masks at any of our clubs, programs, or events. Partially or non-vaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to continue wearing a mask. This is an honor system. HRCA will not be checking vaccination cards. HRCA is no longer sanitizing equipment between rounds or restricting individuals from bringing personal equipment. We will continue to have sanitizing wipes and spray on hand for members who wish to sanitize their equipment before or after use. We will no longer be asking screening questions or conducting temperature checks. Members are strongly encouraged to respect the health of fellow members by staying home if they feel sick.
Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this transition. HRCA will continue to offer virtual options in the fall for members who are uncomfortable playing in person.
HRCC Summer Classic 8/3-8/31/21 LINK below
Our club is open to players of all ages and skill levels. We have casual chess, USCF rated tournament chess, and occasional other activities.
See the home page for information. Click to follow the club on Facebook.
We meet on Tuesdays from 6:45 pm to 10 pm. Registration is from 7:00 to 7:30. Most tournaments start at 7:45
The club is free to attend. The tournaments have low entry fees and many have prizes. Almost all our tournaments require USCF membership. US Chess Affiliates (including HRCA) are unable to process memberships on the new US Chess website at this time. You MUST join or renew on your own at uschess.org before arriving for the event.
The club has some sets, boards, and clocks. It is greatly appreciated but not necessary to bring your own equipment. This is not true while the corona virus restrictions are in effect. We will provide equipment that has been sanitized. Do not bring your own equipment.
The Club Activity and Tournament Schedule has been updated. It now has the list of events for the remainder of 2020.
We also have an on-line club at Chess.com. Go to our HRCC on-line play page to learn about the club and how to play.
Here are links to the HRCC current and archived events
Current tournament information, pairings and standings. Under construction
The following HRCC links may not work. Those pages are under construction.
Links to other organizations.