Where to Play

Contra Costa Chess Club

Every Wednesday, 3:00-8:00 PM
Every Sunday, 3:00-8:00 PM

Starbucks in Clayton:
1536 Kirker Pass Road, Clayton, CA
(corner of Ygnacio Valley Rd. and Clayton Rd in Safeway Center)

Note: If Starbucks is closed during club hours, try the Carl's Jr. across the parking lot.

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 Sundays or Wednesdays or if twice a week isn't enough for you, here are some other options:

(Note - the information below is pre-pandemic.  We have not verified if play has resumed at these locations.)

Pinole - (Currently on hold due to the pandemic)
Wednesdays at Panera Bread (1376 Fitzgerald Drive, Pinole) from approx. 6:00 -8:30 PM.

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

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!