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British Columbia Chess Federation - Chess Clubs

If you would like to add your club to the list, or would like to update your information, please contact the webmaster (email address is on the listing of the Executive)

Chess Clubs come and go and you may find some of the listings out of date. In addition, the COVID pandemic has put most clubs on hiatus. To help judge the likelihood of being current, we will start listing the date of the last contact we had with the club. If you are a club organizer, it would be helpful if you contacted us occasionally to confirm the club information listed is still correct.


Kids' Chess Club @ Metrotown
Time/Place: Saturday's, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Burnaby Public Library (Metrotown branch)
Contact: Curtis Lister at 778-836-4268 or Email

Bonsor Over-55 Chess Club
(Last Update April 2022)
Note: Club on hiatus during pandemic.
Time/Place: Mon, Wed, Fri. 12noon - 6PM. Burnaby Bonsor Recreation Centre
Contact: Email

Burnaby Junior Chess Club
Time/Place: Monday to Sunday at Recreation Centres and Elementary Schools in Burnaby, B.C. (see website for more information)
Contact: Curtis Lister at 778-836-4268 or Email
Burnaby Junior Chess Club

Simon Fraser University Chess Club (SFU Burnaby)
Time/Place: Fridays 4:45PM to 8PM in room WMC 3515
Locaton:SFU: 8888 University Drive Burnaby, V5A 1S6 Room AQ 5026 (West Hallway)
Contact: Contact:SFU Chess Club
Everyone welcome, no fees!

SFU Chess Club

Lions Chess Club
[Last update: April 2022]
When:Every Saturday 3:00pm-6:00pm
Who: Can host up to 20 players.
Location: 5067 Anola Drive, Burnaby
Contact: Aram 778-710-5919,

Lions Chess Club


Chilliwack Chess Club
[last update May 2022]

Meetings twice a week as below

When: Fridays 6:30pm-9:30pm
Where: Casual Chess at Starbucks 5580 Vedder Rd #202 Chilliwack
Misc:No fee but please support the Starbucks!

When:: Sunday, from 2pm-6pm.
Location: Salvation Army Fireside Room 46420 Brooks Avenue
Donation / Fee: $5-$10 towards room rental
Misc: Bring set and clock if you have one!
Contact: ChilliwackChess@gmail or Lorne Kay at
See also: Chilliwack CC Facebook page


Wood Sense Chess Club
[Last update: April 2022]
Place: Vancouver Island Regional Library, 2687 James Street, Duncan BC V9L 2X5.
Time (1) : Mondays 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM for competitive players
Time (2) : Saturdays 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM for children and adult beginners
Contact: Nigel at 250-701-1767,

Gabriola Chess Club

Gabriola Chess Club
Time/Place: Meets 7PM to 9PM, Wednesdays, at the Rollo Centre on Gabriola Island, year round.
Contact: Kaamran Hafeez at 250-247-8269,


Thompson Rivers University Chess Club
Time/Place: Thursdays, 4:00PM - 7:00PM, Saturdays, 1:00PM - 4:00PM, House of Learning (HOL) building at TRU campus, room 161
Contact: Sadriddin Mirkhodjaev (250) 682-4305,


Langley Chess Club
[last update April 2022]
Time/Place: Mondays, 7:00PM - 11:00PM Brookswood Senior Center 19899 36th Ave.
Contact: Hugh Long (604) 530-4693

Maple Ridge

Maple Ridge Chess Club
[Last update April 2022]
Time/Place: Tues / Thurs. 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM at the Maple Ridge Library, 22470 Dewdney Trunk Rd, Maple Ridge, BC.
Contact: Chris Dickson at (604) 467-2426 or Email


Nanaimo Chess Club
Time/Place: Wed. 7:30 PM, MGM Restaurant, 240 Nicol St., Nanaimo, BC
Contact: Deron at 250-247-7323 and Glen at 250-713-5506


Nelson Drop-In Chess Club
Time/Place: Saturdays, 9:30am to 2PM, Seniors Center at 719 Vernon Street.
Contact: Barrie Boates

Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Beach Library Chess Club
Time/Place: Saturday, 12 Noon - 4:00 PM, Qualicum Beach Library. 660 Primrose St, Qualicum Beach, BC, V9K 2R5
Contact: Len Molden lenmolden @

Rooks on Books Chess Club
Time/Place: Tuesday, 6:00 PM, Qualicum Beach Library. 660 Primrose St, Qualicum Beach, BC, V9K 2R5
Contact: Neil McCullouch lbllama @


Richmond Public Library
When: Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm
Who: For kids 7+
How: Just show up and get ready to play chess, improve your skills and make new friends. Chess pieces and boards will be provided for use. Drop in and free!
Location: Richmond Public Library - Brighouse (Main Branch) - Kids' Place Program Room, 100-7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, B.C. V6Y 1R8
Contact: Krista Harrison 604-231-6446

Richmond Chess Club
[Last update June 2022]
When: Sundays 2:00pm-4:30pm
Where: Richmond public Library (Brighouse main branch - at the Launchpad)
Contact: Tu Dao at:; Clement Cheng at:
Website: Richmond Chess Club on Facebook
Please bring your own set and clock.

Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm Chess Club
[Last update: April 2022]
When: Weekly, Wednesday 6:00pm.
Venue: Okanagan College, Student Lounge
Contact: Craig Bacon (250) 803-8495


Sidney Chess Club
[last update April 2022]
When: Weekly, Tuesdays 1- 4pm. Casual chess, drop ins welcome.
Who: Approximately 7 active members, looking for more. We bring our own boards and hope for a good turnout. Play all year around but maybe a little less during the summer by agreement of those in attendance.
Misc: Since 2018- current January 2020. Usually pay $2 per person for the room. Adults and youth players welcome.
Location: Meet every Tuesday in the small board room 2nd floor of the Shoal Center Sidney on Resthaven Drive (right across from the Sidney Public Library).
Contact: Jim 778-426-1941 or Mark 250-884-9389.


Fraser Heights Chess Club
[Last Update: Nov. 2021]
The Fraser Heights Chess Club (FHCC) is a non-profit organization run by volunteers.
Activities have moved online for the pandemic.
Time: Friday nights between 18:30-20:00 (Sept - June).
Location: Zoom and
Contact: Anca Datcu-Romano at (778) 241-5842 or email

EAC Chess Club
When: Every Friday from 6:00 - 12:00 Midnight
Where: 14524 - 91B Ave. Surrey
Type: Casual or Blitz Tournaments (Please refer to BCCF Event page for Blitz announcements)
Misc: Everyone Welcome. $2.00 for drop-in fee on Fridays for regular chess. There won't be a drop-in fee charge if there is a tournament in progress. Bring your own clock if you have one.
Contact: Alonso Campos (Organizer & TD) 604-767-5153 or email at:


Brock House Chess Club
Brock House Society Activity Centre for Seniors
3875 Point Grey Road
Vancouver B.C. V6R 1B3
Time: Tuesday, Thursday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00 in the Sun Room

Chess Meet Up Vancouver
Blenz @ Vancouver Public Library - 345 Robson St.
Vancouver B.C.
Who: Everyone is welcome to play, regardless of skill
Time: Every Saturday from around 12-5pm (no registration required)

Vancity Chess
[last update: April 2022]
Where: 9th floor Vancouver Public Library 250W Georgia St.
When Every Sunday from 11am-5pm
Misc: All equipment provided.

Chigorin Chess Club
[Last update: April 2022]
Who For: Chess players of all ages and levels are welcome.
Location: Temporarily closed.
Fee: No Cost
Time: Every Sunday 3-5pm. September to June.
Misc: Friendly games, lessons for beginners and tournaments, all equipment is provided. Free chess cookies for kids.
Contact: Konstantin (778) 882-7731,

Chigorin Chess Club
Follow: Chigorin Chess Club on Facebook

Vancouver Junior Chess Club
Contact: Contact: Frank Ho at 604-263-4321 or 604-266-0974
Location: Ho Math and Chess Learning Centre, Room #4, 2265 West 41st, Vancouver
Coach: Chess Master
Time: Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon
More details can be found at

Vancouver Ho Math and Chess Learning Centre
Vancouver Ho Math and Chess Learning Centre is the only organization in Vancouver (Room #4, 2265 West 41st, Vancouver) where integrated math and
chess classes are offered. More details can be found at Free assessment can be arranged by contacting Frank Ho
at 604-263-4321.

North Vancouver Parkgate Chess Club
[Last update: April 2022]
Where: Parkgate Community Centre, 3625 Banff Court, North Vancouver, BC, V7H 2Z8
When: Monday noon, drop in, $5
Contact: For info contact: John Joyce


Victoria Chess Club
[last update April 2022]

Williams Lake

Williams Lake Public Library
[last update April 2022]
Time/Place: Every Wednesday from 3 - 5pm. Going into it's 7th year.
Contact: Warren Nyack

Williams Lake Chess Club

White Rock

White Rock Library Chess Club
[Last Update: Nov. 2021]
Time: Formerly every Every Tuesday 6:30 to 8:45 PM and Saturdays 1:00 - 4:45 PM regular playing time. Suspended until further notice due to COVID
Location: White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave, White Rock, BC. Ph. 604-541-2201
Everyone is welcome to play for F-R-E-E. There is some general assistance available. Adults and young students are all welcome.

White Knights Chess Academy
Beginner Chess Lessons
"One on One" or Small Group Lessons
Contact: Henry Sikorski (604) 542-0430 or Email