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US Chess chess club guide 

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If you have questions about starting a club in your community, church, or school, contact Abel Talamantez at


The clubs listed here are free and open to players of all skill levels. If you know of an Oklahoma chess club or organization that is not listed here, or if you spot any information that needs to be updated, please send an email to


Ardmore Chess Club
THURSDAYS, 6:30–10 p.m at IHOP, 2520 Veterans Boulevard (Ardmore). Contact: Bruce Wells

Oklahoma City metro clubs


Edmond Chess Club
Thursdays, 5:30 p.m at the University of Central Oklahoma College of Business, room B212. Free parking only in the staff lot adjacent to the business building. Contact:


ChessMates OKC

Tuesdays, 6 p.m. in Bricktown at All About Cha, 100 E. Main Street (OKC). Contact: Justin Barton (405) 679-6802


Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. at Hopscotch10909 N. May Ave. (OKC) Kids welcome until 8 p.m. After 8, 21+ only.

Challengers Chess Club - Kamp's

Fridays, 5 to 9 p.m. at Kamp’s 1910 Café, 10 N.E. 10th Street (just north of downtown OKC)

Challengers Chess Club - Full Circle

Saturdays, 2-6 p.m. in the café at Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 NW Expressway (50 Penn Place mall in OKC).  Contact: 


Moore Chess Club
THURSDAYS, 5:30 at The Station at Central Park , 700 S. Broadway Avenue (Moore). Contact: Christian Olivo at

Moore Chess Club

SUNDAYS 1:00pm–4pm at the Moore Community Center301 S. Howard Avenue (Moore). Contact: Christian Olivo at


Sooner Chess Club
MONDAYS, 6 to 10 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 530 Ed Noble Parkway (Norman) Contact: Steve Byas, or (405) 366-1125

OU Chess Club

THURSDAYS, 6 to 9 p.m. in the Crossroads Lounge (first floor) of the Oklahoma Memorial Union. Contact: Thomas Nguyen,

Lawton Chess Club

WEDNESDAYS 5 to 9 p.m. at the White Buffalo Coffee Shop, 2400 NW Cache Rd. (Lawton) contact:  Mike Tubbs (580) 713-5020 or



Shawnee Chess Club

THURSDAYS, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Shawnee Mall, 4901 N. Kickapoo Ave. (Shawnee).  Club meets near the movie theater, right by the barbershop. Contact: James Brenner at


Stillwater Chess Club

MONDAYS, 7 to 10 p.m. at Pizza West, 5601 W. 6th Street (Stillwater). Contact: Jim Berry at


Tulsa Chess Club

FRIDAYS, 6–9 p.m. at Panera Bread, 7110 S. 101st E. Ave. Contact: Jerry Casteel at

Tulsa Midtown Chess Club

SUNDAYS, 1:30pm at Harvard Avenue Baptist Church, 3235 E. 17th Street (Tulsa). Hosts regular tournaments, lectures, and puzzle days. Use rear entrance. Contact: Tom Braunlich at


THURSDAYS 6–9 p.m. at the White Buffalo Coffee Bar, 725 E. Main Street. Contact: Marc Andrysco (425) 591-4392