North County Chess Club

Contact North County Chess Club

To contact us please fill out this form. You can also paste your PGN into the message field to submit for game of the week.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I join in the middle of a tournament or do I have to wait for the start of a new tournament?
A: You may enter a tournament at any time. Please read the Join Us page and be sure to show up at least 15 minutes early so we have time to get you registered.

Q: Are children able to join the club and participate in tournaments?
A: Yes. Players of all ages are invited to participate in our tournaments.

Q: Does the club have any kind of church or religious affiliation?
A: We do rent space at a church but we have no religious affiliation. All players from any religious background are welcome.

Q: Do you play casual games or just tournaments?
A: We do not play casual games. All of our games are USCF rated tournament format. Try Vinaka Cafe in Carlsbad for casual games.

Q: Do you offer chess lessons for me or my child?
A: We do not offer chess lessons, only tournament games. Check with the Temecula Chess Club for lessons.

Q: Do you still play games in Escondido?
A: No, we moved to a new location in Oceanside.

Q: Are there any other clubs in the area?
A: Yes, check out the San Diego Chess Club or the Temecula Chess Club.