NJ Chess Club list

New Jersey Chess Clubs:

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All the King’s Men Chess Club
All the King’s Men Chess Shop, Pitman 08071
Contact: Stephen Dick (856) 582-8222, Stephen@ATKMchessSets.com
www.atkmgames.com

Bergen Chess Mates
100 Dayton Street Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Contact: Peter Birdsall
Meets Mondays 7:00pm – 11:30pm
www.bergenchessmates.com

Bloomfield Chess Club
Bloomfield Civic Center: 84 Broad Street, Bloomfield 07003
Contact: Fred Sharpell (973)696-1748
Meets Fridays 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Bayonne Chess Club
lst and 3rd Saturday, 10-12 noon
Run by City Recreation Department
Broadway, between 27th and 28th, Firehouse Community Center
Dues $25 annually
Contact: Joe Lux at joeluxchess@aol.com

Clark Chess Club
Clark Public Library, 303 Westfield Ave., Clark, NJ 07066
For more information, call the library : 732-388-5999.
Meets Thursdays & Fridays 10a.m. – 5:00p.m.

Dean of Chess Academy League
3322 Route 22 West, Building 15, Suite 1501
Branchburg, NJ 08876
(908)595-0066
www.deanofchess.com
Contact: noreen@deanofchess.com
Meets Fridays 7:00pm; League Membership Required: $25/year

East Brunswick Public Library Chess Club
East Brunswick Library: 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Meets alternate Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 – 3:30p.m.
www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendar.cfm

Elmwood Park Chess Club
Elmwood Park Municipal Bldg.: 182 Market Street Elmwood Park 07407
Contact: Roy Greenberg PO Box 487, Elmwood Park 07407
Meets Sundays 1:00pm

Ewing Chess Club
Ewing Township Community Center,
Contact: Mike Colucci, 609-771-3575, xyzcol@earthlink.net
Tuesdays,6:30 pm – 11:00 pm.

FRANK’S CHESS ACADEMY
271 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ, 07605
Contact: Francis Romano 201-961-4029, frank@frankschess.com
www.frankschess.com
Lessons, tournaments, camps, open play.

Greater Somerset County Chess Club
40 Pike Run Road Belle Mead, NJ 08852
Contact: Anand Mishra (302)632-7460
Meets Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00pm
Format: Rated games, casual play, special events, guest lecturers.
www.gsccchessclub.org

Hackettstown Chess Club
Hackettstown Community Center: 293 Main Street Hackettstown 07840
Contact: Harold Darst (908)852-5925
Meets Mondays 7:30pm – 11:00pm

Hamilton Chess Club
McManimon Building, 320 Scully Ave., Hamilton Township, NJ
Contact: Ed Sytnik (609)758-2326
Meets Mondays 7:30pm – 11:00pm
www.hamiltonchessclub.com

Hoboken Chess Club
Contact: Peter Croce hobokenchess@yahoo.com
hobokenchess.tripod.com

International Chess Academy (Teaneck, NJ)
185 Court Street, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Contact: Diana Tulman, 201 287 0250. Email: Diana@icanj.net
Chess Classes: Monday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Wednesday 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Sunday 10:00am-3:30pm. Monday night tournaments 6:30pm-9:30pm
Website: www.icanj.net

International Chess Academy (Fair Lawn, NJ)
17-10 River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Contact: Diana Tulman, 201 287 0250. Email Diana@icanj.net
Chess Classes: Tuesday 6:30pm-9:00pm, Thursday 6:30pm-9:00pm. Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm
Website: www.icanj.net
28 Canterbury Lane, New Milford, NJ 07646.

The Ivy Clubhouse Chess Club
1st grade to 5th grade
31 Woodland Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Contact Lily Wong (908)899-1338
Email:  lily.wong@internationalivy.com
Website: www.internationalivy.net/ICH-Chess.html

Kenilworth Chess Club
Kenilworth Community Center: Boulevard, Kenilworth 07033
Contact: Greg Tomkovich Email: GTomkovich@aol.com
Meets Thursdays 8:00pm – Midnight
www.kenilworthchessclub.org

Livingston Recreation & Parks
19 North Ridge Road, Livingston 07039
Contact: Thomas McKenna
Meets 1st Thurs. Of Month (Summer Only) 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Maplewood Chess Club
DeHart Community Center, DeHart Park, 120 Burnett Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040
For more information, call the center : (973)763-0750
Meets Thursdays 7:00 – 10:00p.m

Mays Landing P.A.L. Chess Club
Oakcrest Estates Clubhouse: Oakcrest Drive (Off Black Horse Pike) Mays Landing 08330
Contact: T. McKeen (609)926-5909 t-mcKeen@comcast.net
Meets Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm

Mendham Chess Club
Garabrant Center: 4 Wilson Street Mendham 07945
Contact: Lucy Monahan (973)543-2610 Email: McMon4@msn.com
Meets 1st Thurs. Of Each Month During The Summer 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Metuchen Chess Club
Metuchen – Edison YMCA: Lake Street, Metuchen 08840
Contact: Bill Cohen (732)548-8432
Meets Fridays 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Mizpah-Haddon Heights Lodge #191 Community Chess Club
Mizpah-Haddon Heights Lodge #191, 511 Station Avenue, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035
Contact: Christopher Orapello Email: chrisorapello@yahoo.com
Further Info: http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/M-HH_CCC/

Monmouth Country Chess Club
Monmouth County Library Headquarters: 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan 07726
Contact: Jim Mullanaphy (732)294-9372 Email: jmull@aol.com
Meets Saturdays 10:00am – 1:00pm

Monmouth Chess School & Club
YMCA (next to the diner) 51 Monmouth Street, Red Bank 07701
Contact: Dr. Michael Koblentz, 732-219-0916 / 732-614-0738 learnchess@optonline.net
www.monmouthchess.com
Meets Sundays 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Morris County Industrial Chess League
Honeywell Corporate Headquarters: Colombia Road, Morris Township 07960
Contact: Gordon Pringle (908)672-7001
Email: navigator247@live.com
Meets Tuesdays 7:00pm (Sept. – June)

New Jersey Children’s Chess School
-Geller Kids- Chess Camp: 862 DeGraw Avenue, Forest Hill (North Newark) 07104
Contact: Arkady Geller (973)483-7927 Email: chesscamp@hotmail.com
Meets Fridays 6:30pm – 9:00pm July – August on Weekdays 9:00am – 5pm
www.kidschesscamp.com

Old Bridge Chess Club
Municipal Complex (library)
Rte, 516, Old Bridge, NJ
Wednesdays, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Plainsboro Chess Club
Plainsboro Library: 641 Plainsboro Rd., Plainsboro 08536
Contact: Viraf Kapadia (609)799-4368 Email: plainsborochess@yahoo.com
Meets Sundays 1:15pm – 4:45pm (Recommend Calling First Before Going!)

Princeton Chess Academy
Route 27, Princeton, NJ 08540
Contact: Andy Dong, (347)414-3765, princetonchessacademy@gmail.com
Chess Classes: Tuesday 7-8:15pm, Thursday 7-8pm
www.princetonchessacademy.com

Princeton Landing Chess Club
Contact: Chuck Denk (609)720-0595
Meets Sundays 3:30pm – 5:30pm (for kids 7+)

Roselle Chess Club
Roselle Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Avenue, Roselle, NJ 07203
Contact the rosellechessclub@yahoo.com
www.geocities.com/rosellechessclub (Not Maintained).

Springfield Checkmate Chess Club

Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 240 Route 22 West, Springfield, NJ 07081
Meets Sundays 7:30p.m. – 11:00p.m.
www.geocities.com/springchess

Summit Area Chess Club
Myrtle Avenue (Recreation Center At Memorial Field) Summit 07901
Contact: Simon Thomson (908)522-6543
Meets Mondays 7:00pm – 10:30pm

South Jersey  Chess Club
South Jersey Innovation Center
2003 Lincoln Drive West Suite A, Marlton , NJ 08053
Contact: Dov Gorman (703)989-6867 email:dgorman@darsemail.com
Meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:30  kids classes 6:30pm – 10:00pm adults
www.snjchess.com

Toms River Chess Club

Town Hall
33 Washington Street, Toms River NJ 08753
Every Thursday (except holidays) 6:30 to 11:00 PM
Contact: Stephen Shoshin, President

Ventnor Chess Club
Ventnor Library, 2nd. Floor
6500 Atlantic Avenue
Ventnor, N.J. 08406
Meets every Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m.
Contact: Ed McCourt (609)-705-5699
emccourt@comcast.net

Wayne Township Chess Club
Wayne public Library
475 valley road
Wayne NJ, 07470
Contact: Anthony Buzzoni (973)694-8943
Meets Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm

West Orange Chess Club

Toby Katz Community Center
650 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ, 07052
Secondary address 7 Alisa Drive, West Orange, NJ 07052;
Contact: John Hagerty (973)736-3433 or  buickchess@gmail.com.
Meets Tuesdays 7:00pm – Midnight
http://westorangechess.webs.com/

Westfield Chess Club
Westfield YMCA, Ferris Place
Contact: Todd Lunna (732)946-7379
Meets Sundays 2:30pm – 8:00pm
www.westfieldchessclub.com

Willingboro Chess Club
Willingboro Kennedy Center: 429 John F. Kennedy Way, Willingboro 08046
Contact: Curtis Warner (609)871-5700
Meets Saturdays 10:00am – 3:30pm & Tuesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Wizards of the Mind
30 Church Mall, Springfield 07081
Contact: Mark Schwartzman (917)841-5589
Meets Saturday & Wednesday Nights
www.wizardsofthemind.com

Woodbury Chess Club
Presbyterian Church: South Broad Street, Woodbury 08096
Contact: Henry Feltman (856)845-5094
Meets Tuesdays 7:00pm