Places to Play Chess in South Florida

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  • Adult Chess Club, Southwest Regional Library, 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, 6:00 p.m., 16835 Sheraton St., Pembroke Pines, 954-357-6947

  • FIU Biscayne Bay Campus (BBC) Chess Club, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

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  • Doral, 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Doral Branch Library, 10785 NW 58th Street, Other Wednesdays at La PĂ©rgola Restaurant, 10771 NW 58th Street, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 305-418-8525

  • Fireman's Cove Chess Club, 5 p.m. to dark, 2002 NE 16th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. Outdoor chess at lakeside park behind FTL Fire Station 29. Info:

  • FIU Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC) Chess Club, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.Hagen Ranch Road Branch Library, 14350 Hagen Ranch Road, Delray Beach, 561-894-7500

  • Miami Chess Club, IHOP on US 1 and SW 120 Street, 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m., 786-242-4255

  • South Florida Chess Club, Holiday Springs Clubhouse, 3131 Holiday Springs Blvd., Margate, 6:30 p.m.-10:45 p.m., 561-573-3677

  • Stormont Kings Chess Club, 11515 South Dixie Highway, Miami, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., 786-303-2437

  • West Boynton Branch Library, Ages 8-12, 3:30 p.m., 561-734-5556


  • Black Knights Chess Club, Ft. Lauderdale, Evening, 954-296-3296

  • Bon Gout BBQ, 99 NW 54th St., Miami, 5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

  • Coral Gables Chess Club, adults only, War Memorial Youth Center, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., 305-401-4231

  • FAU Chess Club, Boca Raton, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

  • FIU Engineering Campus (EC) Chess Club, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

  • Pinecrest Gardens Public Library, 5835 SW 111th Street, Pinecrest, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

  • West Palm Beach, McDonalds, Okeechobee & Congress, 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.


  • Boca Raton Chess Club, meets Friday nights at Regents Park, 6:45 p.m.

  • North Miami Beach City Hall, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., 786-202-2167

  • Veterans Park, 802 N.E. 1st Street, Delray Beach, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., 561-243-7350


    • Black Knights, Denny's at the corner of Oakland Park Blvd. and Powerline Road, Ft. Lauderdale, 7 p.m. on.

    • Chess Club of Century Plaza, Century Plaza/Leon Slatin Branch Library, 1856A W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., 954-357-7740, all ages.

    • Coral Reef Library Chess Club, 9211 SW 152 Street, Miami, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., 305-233-8324

  • Hollywood Kings Chess Club, Fred Lippman Multipurpose Center, 2030 Polk Street, Hollywood, 6 p.m.-11 p.m., 954-983-1382

    • Lauderhill Chess Club, 1080 NW 47th Ave., Lauderhill, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 954-709-4749

    • Miami City Chess Club, 12 p.m.-5 p.m. at the University of Miami, 352-283-2835. Casual and rated chess.

    • Palm Beach Gardens Chess Club, meets every other Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Village of North Palm Beach Library. It is located at 303 Anchorage Drive, First Floor. The Club is open to all players of all ages, 561- 762-3377.

  • Stormont Kings Chess Club, West Dade Regional Library, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Kendall Branch Library, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., 786-303-2437

  • Sunrise Chess Club, Sunrise Civic Center Theatre, 10610 W. Oakland Park Blvd., 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 954-746-3207


  • Alphachess Academy Youth Chess Club, Chess Classes, Vizcaya Park, Miramar, 14200 S.W. 55th Street, 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., 954-617-5117

  • American Hungarian Club of Palm Beaches, 1205 Barnett Drive, Lake Worth, Beginners to intermediate players ages 5-14, 1:00 p.m. to 3 p.m., 617-653-0741