Chess Tournament on 8/16 (this Tuesday!)

Dennis will be directing an unrated G15/D5 tournament tomorrow (8/16). Please email him at if you wish to participate, or alternatively arrive before 6:55pm and let him know of your intent to play.

Cash prizes will be awarded, plus a mystery prize!

Upcoming Chess Camps & Classes

Hello Chess Enthusiasts!

I am very pleased that chess education in Rochester is in full swing thanks to Matt Jensen, supportive parents, and enthusiastic students!

Matt will be leading camps in the Mayo Clinic Harwick cafeteria on August 20, September 10, and September 24. The camps will run from 9 AM-noon and snacks will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring beverages or vending machine money. The tuition is $30 per camper with advance registration ($50 onsite).

Matt will be joined by Roy Truelson to lead chess classes on August 5th and and another instructor on October 21st. Classes run from 6:30-8:00 PM for advanced students (>600 USCF) and 6:30-7:30 for beginners. Cost is $20 for advanced players and $15 for beginners.

To register for the camps or classes go to Checks can be made payable to ‘Rochester Chess” and will be collected at the site.

A limited number of scholarships are available for the chess camps and classes, please email Dennis Mays at for more information.

Good chess!