We strive to promote the game of Chess
in Scott County and Mississippi - providing opportunities for persons of all ages and skill levels to learn and play the game.
This is our story of how we started
and what we're about. Check out our Partners and Sponsors!
Come join us for our regular meetings,
special events, and major tournaments.
We meet monthly 9-11 a.m. on the first Saturday at the Forest Public Library.
Next Meeting: February 3
It is really easy to join our club,
just show up to a meeting and play.
There are no membership dues.
Our monthly Chess Journal is here and emailed to active members and other subscribers. Just provide your email address to sign up.
We host two major annual tournaments: Bienville Chess Classic - spring
Roosevelt Chess Classic - fall
Both are held at Alfreda-Harris Lodge at Roosevelt State Park in Morton, Miss.
The next FOUR dates have been set!
We are part of a growing family of Chess players in clubs across the Magnolia State. Clubs are forming and events are held throughout the year.
We launched our website in 2022.
It is updated often and new features added frequently.
Check above for the date
that content was most recently refreshed.
We have had 3,450 visitors to this site!
More than 409 visitors in past 30 days!
We are steadily adding features and updating information so check back often.
- Added tournament listings (statewide)
- Uploaded February newsletter
- Updated Reading list of chess books
- Updated Photos of Chess @ MS State Fair
- Added information/photos of Chess Camp
- Added U.S. Chess membership information
- Added Black History in Chess tribute
If you want to introduce chess in your community, contact us. We can help.
Here are some details about the game - how it works, its history, development,
and how to get involved.
We celebrate Black History Month in February with a tribute to players of African-American descent who contributed to the growth of chess in the U.S.A.
and the world.
Our Randy Richardson Memorial Chess Camp for kids was a tremendous success
in celebration of National Chess Day
The 3rd annual Bienville Chess Classic will be held
April 20, 2024
If you missed the 3rd annual Roosevelt Chess Classic, join us in April 2024 for the 3rd annual Bienville Chess Classic