Why should you become a member? Membership entitles you to discounts in most club ran chess tournaments, you are also entitled to place orders for chess supplies with the club (NOTE: The club will pickup all shipping & handling costs). The club places two orders a year for supplies You will also receive invitations to club-only tournaments. Being a Rochester Chess Club Member also helps us all promote & support chess in Rochester and the surrounding areas.
Where does all the membership money go? Dues pay for chess equipment, boards, clocks batteries and lectures from Grandmasters. As well as help guarantee prize money for the Rochester Grand Winter and Summer Opens. Dues also allow the club to send three teams each year to compete in the Twin Cities Chess League. All club members are eligible to compete for spots on these teams! (NOTE: Four years ago, the Rochester Chess Team took 1st & 2nd place in their section of the TCCL.)
Adult = $25.00 yearly
Seniors 65+ = $15.00 yearly
Youth Under 18 = $15.00 yearly
Club Officers = $15.00 yearly
Family Membership = $35.00 yearly