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Chess Programs in Your Child's School

The Nashville Chess Center currently works in over 20 middle-Tennessee schools. To learn more about beginning a program in your child's school, please email us by clicking on the 'Contact Us' tab to your left. 



Donations via the website are now available! Please come and help support our goal to have every Nashville child reaping the educational benefits of learning chess in their school! You can access our donations page by clicking the link to the left or clicking here.


Tennessee Chess Association 

The Nashville Chess Center is an affiliate organization of the Tennessee Chess Association. You can find complete details of that group by following THIS LINK.

Latest News...


Tennessean Article on the 2012 City Scholastic Championship

The Nashville Chess Center in the Local News

 For older articles, see the news section.  


Please check our calendar for a full schedule of upcoming events - The calendar tab is located above

 The Nashville Chess Hours of Operation:

Mondays - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Wednesdays - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM 

Sundays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM 

Once a month on Saturdays - please check the 'Calendar' tab above to know which Saturday we are open

Registration is open for our 5 weeks of Summer Camp


Would you like to download the flyer and mail a check in for summer camps? Please follow the link below!

You can also sign up online for each camp, by clicking the 'Calendar' tab above and going to the months of June and July

Nashville Chess Center May Swiss - No Draw Experiment Event - Memorial Day Weekend - Saturday, May 24th 

Ever wonder what chess would be like if a system was put in place where draws were no longer a part of the game? The Nashville Chess Center is teaming up with Grandmaster and Chess Organizer Maurice Ashley to put on some no draw "experiments." Come be a part of this first-of-its-kind event! 

If a game is drawn, then players will switch colors and play again without adjusting the time on the clock. This process is repeated until a clear winner is determined in each game.