Oklahoma Chess Links

The Oklahoma Scholastic Chess Organization holds K-12 tournaments from September through April.

A casual club with a learning focus, The Tulsa Chess Club meets every Friday and holds tournaments in the Tulsa area.

Youth Chess League holds chess camps and provides chess education programs to youth in Oklahoma City Public Schools.

A scholastic chess club in Norman.

Publisher of the Oklahoma Chess Monthly, OCF holds an annual series of traditional two-day tournaments in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.


A Saturday-morning club that meets in downtown Tulsa.

(see listing below)


During this time of caution due to COVID-19, please contact club administrators for up-to-date information.
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 rebecca@youthchessok.org.


First and third Mondays

4:30 p.m. at the Edmond City Library, 10 S. Boulevard in Edmond. This club welcomes kids from kindergarten through 12th grade. Contact: (405) 341-9282



1 to 4 p.m. at the Moore Library

225 S. Howard Avenue in Moore.

All ages and skill levels welcome

Contact: moorechessclub@gmail.com


Mondays & Thursdays
Learn chess or improve your game with some of the top players in the state! The OU Chess Club meets from 6 p.m-9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays on campus at the University of Oklahoma. All ages/skill levels. Open to everybody (not just OU students). The building & room change from time to time, so check their Facebook page before you go.



4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Ralph Ellison Library, 2000 NE 23rd Street in Oklahoma City. Contact: liz.caplan@metrolibrary.org

4 p.m. to 5:30 at The Village Library, 10307 N. Pennsylvania Avenue in Oklahoma City.

5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Kamp’s 1910 Café, 10 N.E. 10th Street (just north of downtown)
An evening of chess in a relaxed atmosphere where you can have a drink or a bite to eat while meeting some of our community’s top players. Just-for-fun quick chess tournaments every first Friday at 7 p.m. Hosted by Challengers Chess Club. Contact: musicmann@sbcglobal.net

Full Circle Bookstore, 50 Penn Place, 2 to 6 p.m. The Challengers’ Saturday meetups are held in the café at OKC’s favorite local bookstore. Contact: musicmann@sbcglobal.net 


5 to 8 p.m. at Buffalo Grove Coffee Shop,

605 SW E Ave, Lawton, OK 7350
Contact Mike Tubbs at amtubbychess@gmail.com



6 to 9 p.m. at the Shawnee Mall between Ross and the Food Court. Contact:  jamescbrenner@gmail.com


7 to 10 p.m. at Pizza West, 5601 W. 6th
Contact: Jim Berry, jaberrycg@aol.com


A casual club with a learning focus, The Tulsa Chess Club meets every Friday and holds tournaments in the Tulsa area. georuh@gmail.com

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
"Chess Fools of Tulsa" meets Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1:30 at Foolish Things Coffee Shop, downtown at 10th & Main. tom.braunlich@cox.net


First & third Thursdays
Second & fourth Mondays
4:30 to 6 p.m.

Open to kids ages 5 through 17. All skill levels including beginners. At the Yukon Community Center, 2200 S Holly Avenue. For more information, call 405-354-8442 

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