Do you play chess and want to know how to connect with other local players? This page has information on local clubs and newsletters. If you would like to have your club or newsletter listed here please use our Contact page to send us the details.


Local Clubs

South Bend Regional Chess Club

Mat Leach - President

This club currently meets at the Meijer on Grape Road in Mishawaka every Thursday at 7pm. They play in the cafeteria next to the produce section.


Chess @ Chicory Cafe

An unofficial club that meets at Chicory Cafe in downtown South Bend every Monday at 6pm.


St Joe Grade School Chess Club

Sean Kennedy - President

SJGS is a scholastic club. For more information contact .


Niles Community Chess Club

Nancy Studebaker - President

This club meets at the Niles District Library. For more information contact .


Chess Newsletters

Joepye Newsletter

A local tournament director, Joe's newsletter has information on local tournaments and chess events. Contact to get on his mailing list.


Roger's Newsletter

Roger is an active player and TD who also writes a short newsletter about local tournaments, clubs, and news. Contact to get on his mailing list.