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!
Congrats to Afzal Chowdhury taking first in the 4th Annual National Chess Day Blitz Tournament held October 12, 2019 with a 5.5/7 score. 2nd goes to Marty Phillips at 5/7 on tiebreaks with Brian Rude and Daniel Todd also at 5/7. (See our cover photo of the participants).
Missouri Chess Association article by Martin Stahl click to read article from February 2018
Congratulations to Jared Bray, USCF 1874 as the 2019 Springfield Park Board Chess Club Champion. He defeated runner-up Dylan Mounts in the best of 3 rapid games as they tied at 2-0 in the 2019 Round-robin tournament. The tournament concluded April 12, 2019
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)