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Scholastic Chess Programs

The Nashville Chess Center currently runs Chess Clubs in over 35 Middle-Tennessee public schools, charter schools, private schools, libraries and neighborhood programs. To learn more about beginning a program in your child's school or group, please email us HERE and we will help you get it going.  


Donations via the website are available! Please help support our goal to give every Nashville child the opportunity to gain the educational benefits of learning chess in their school! You can access our donations page by clicking HEREThank you for supporting the Nashville Chess Center!


Live Feed

Visit THIS LINK to view Live DGT Broadcast of NCC top games. If no live games are available, you will see our most recent publication. Follow the Archives to see our past games and events.

Tennessee Chess Association

The Nashville Chess Center is a partner of the Tennessee Chess Association.  Visit their website at


Nashville Chess Center Hours of Operation:

Mondays - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM  Open to the Public. 

Fridays - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM  Open to the Public. All Monday and Friday night tournaments begin at 7:00 PM.  Please check the calendar for special holiday hours and event details.

Sundays - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Sunday Scholastic Chess Club - Open to all kids and their families.

The Swiss is held once a month on Saturdays.

Please visit the full calendar

Upcoming Tournaments

January 17-18, 2020 - Tennessee Winter Open at Henry Horton State Park (Officially TCA event) 


January 25 at St. Paul Christian Academy - Region III (Middle-TN) Scholastic Team Championship and State Qualifier (Officially TCA event) -  - No on-site registration

Chess Camps

Throughout the year, NCC offers a range of chess camps for kids when they are out of school.  Here's what we have coming up:

January 20, 2020 - 13th Annual MLK Jr. Scholastic Chess Camp and Tournament 
Registration is Open!

February 17, 2020 - 2020 President's Day Chess Camp and Tournament for Kids

Registration is Open! 

June 1 - 5, 2020 - NCC Summer Camp Week #1

June 22 - 26, 2020 - NCC Summer Camp Week #2

July 13 - 17, 2020 - NCC Summer Camp Week #3

July 27 - 31, 2020 - NCC Summer Camp Week #4


2019 NCC Summer Camp #1 Group Photo
with our new NCC t-shirts provided by our amazing sponsors:

Commercial Bank

Mercedes-Benz of Music City

Tennessee Bank and Trust

Hattie B's