Where to Play


Contra Costa Chess Club
Every Wednesday Night, 6:00-9:00
Starbucks in Clayton:
1536 Kirker Pass Road, Clayton, CA
(corner of Ygnacio Valley Rd. and Clayton Rd in Safeway Center)

The Contra Costa Chess Club is committed to encouraging over-the-board chess wherever it may be found. If you can't make it out to Clayton on Wednesdays or if once a week isn't enough for you, here are some other options:

Walnut Creek
"Every Other Sunday" the Walnut Creek International Meetup hosts afternoon chess and backgammon starting at 1 PM at CafĂ© La Scala, 1655 N Main St # 110, Walnut Creek, CA 94596.  To find out if they are playing on any given Sunday, please visit their web site.

Pinole
Wednesday Evening 6:00-9:00 - East Bay Coffee - 2529 San Pablo Ave. Pinole, CA 94564.  Call (510) 964-7827 for more information.

Richmond
Friday Evening 6:00-9:00 - City of Richmond Recreation Department, 3230 MacDonald Ave.  For more information contact TC Ball (510) 439-6311.

Rossmoor
Friday 12:30-4:00, Saturday 10:00-2:00 (and sometimes later) at the Stanley Dollar Clubhouse in Rossmoor.  For more information, contact Bob Dickson:boosbandits@yahoo.com

If you know of anyplace else where people are playing chess in Contra Costa County, please let us know and we'll add it to our list!