This site is maintained for archival purposes to document the history of the Club. Please enjoy the many games, photos, blog, and odds and ends collected over the years in rememberance of the Club's long history. For up-to-the-minute information, see our Facebook site--click on the icon in the upper right corner.
About The Club
The Club meets every Friday night from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Southside Senior Center located at 2215 S. Fremont in Springfield, Missouri. All are welcome regardless of skill, age, etc. Please use our contact page for any questions. We look forward to seeing you at the club!
The 2019 Club Championship, held since 1974, is currently in the qualifying stages with the first two rounds played March 1st and the last two round to be played March 8, 2019. The top four will go on to compete in a round-robin tournament to crown the 2019 Champion. Check our Facebook site for updates. As of this writing we have 21 paid Club members and 19 have competed in the qualifier.
Congratulation to Zac Schuh for his first place finish November 16-18, 2018 in the Annual Ladder Tournament on tie-breaks. Ten competed in this invitational tournament with 5 players tied with 2 in this three round tournament. See our Facebook site for the Wall Chart.
Congratulations to 1st Daniel Todd, 2nd Marty Phillips and 3rd Brian Rude--in the National Chess Day Tournament. October 13, 2018
The top three received medals--wall chart here with photos: pictured seated left, Mr. Todd, seated right Mr. Phillips, and standing Mr. Rude.
National Chess Day Blitz Tournament October 13, 2018 Hosted by the Springfield Park Board Chess Club. 7-SS, G/10; d0. Southside Senior Center, 2215 S. Freemont Ave., Springfield, MO 65804.
New Chess Blog (commentary on the state-of-affairs of chess in the area December 2017)
The OutPost--Springfield Chess Club News. (click link) OutPost Editions in pdf format 2017-2019 editions and on Facebook. Also available in hardcopy at the Club.
2017 Club Championship Wall Chart (click on link)
List of Club Champions(click on link)