Chess at the Library

Sponsored by the Stark Youth Chess League 

Chess at the Library can be found at the Stark County District Library's Main building located at 715 Market Avenue North in Canton, Ohio.  The chess club meets in  the McKinley Room from 5:00 till 7:45 pm beginning on the 2nd Monday of September and continues until the last Monday in May.  No membership is required.  Players of all ages are welcome and general instructions by our advanced players and instructors are available free of charge.  Newsflash - Chess in the Park begins first Wednesday of June.

Calendar of events for the 2019 -20

September 9th- Open Chess

September 16th - Blitz Tournament - 10 min. 5 rounds sign in by 6:00 

September 23rd - Open Chess

September 30th - Open Chess

October 7th- Open Chess

October 12th  SPECIAL -  See National Day of Chess Tournament icon

October 14th - Tournament- Atomic Chess- 10 min. sign in by 6:00.

October 21st- Open Chess

October 28th- Open Chess

November 4th- Open Chess

November 11th - Open Chess

November 18th- Tournament- Earn Your Queen- 10. Min.- Sign in by 6:00.

November 25th- Open Chess

December 2nd - Open Chess

December 9th - Open Chess

December 16th --Crazy House chess tournament -10 min. -pairing begin@ 6:00 bring clocks

December 23rd- Merry Christmas -No Chess

December 30th- Library Closed - No Chess

January 6th  -  Open Chess

January 13th-  Open chess

January 20th- Library Closed for Martin Luther King Day.  Newsflash - Chess players can join us at 

                             Food Court in Belden Village Mall beginning at 5:00 pm.  

January 27th- Chess tournament - 10 MINUTE BLITZ - pairings begin  @ 6:00  Bring Chess Clocks  

February 3rd - Open chess

February 10th -  Open Chess

February 17th -   Library Closed- open chess at BELDEN VILLAGE MALL- food court 5:00- ?

February 24th -Chess tournament-Bobby Fischer’s CHESS 960- pairings begin @6:00 pm. Bring clocks

March 2nd -  Open chess

March 9th -  Open chess

March 16th -  Chess tournament --  5 minute blitz begins @ 6:00 pm. Bring chess clocks.

March 23rd -  Open chess

March 30th Open chess

April 6th- Open chess    

April 13th- Open Chess

April 20th-   BUG HOUSE TOURNAMENT  10 minutes begins @ 6:00 pm.  Bring chess clocks.

April 27th- Open Chess

May 4th- Open Chess

May 12th - Open Chess

May 19th- Chess Tournament- Earn Your Queen-  10 Minutes Begins @ 6:00 pm. Bring chess clocks.

May 26th- Library Closed -no Chess- Start  Wednesday at Weis Park for the summer.  See Chess in the Park  icon




News Flash: There's more chess in town!

Chess at The Stark County District Library' North Branch Library

Stark County District Library North Branch location: 25th Street N.W.

Coach Carl Patron runs this Thursday night chess club mostly for the k-8th. 

Meeting date and time: Thursdays from 6:00-7:45 p.m.