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Wanna Play? 4 locations/times to choose.

Come out, meet and enjoy a game with local players. Beginners, novices or experts are welcome to play non-rated Blitz chess games weekly either of four meet-up locations per week. Just bring your board or clock and come on out. If you don't have either come out anyway. Get off the computer and meet some people who play. It is one of the best ways to improve your game.

IMG_1068 Sundays 1-5p @ Avenues Mall Food Court Free Play in a public setting. Enjoy games and your choice of options for lunch. Close to I-95, this venue draws players from St. Augustine to St. Simon's Island. This is one of the longest running chess sites and a Jacksonville tradition. David Lamb plays here almost every Sunday and has been for the last 5 years. Come join the 3-time City Champion for a few games of Blitz.  Host: David Lamb


IMG_1292Sundays: 1:30 - 4:30 @ San Jose Church of Christ

Chess Development Program for beginners to novice (unrated to USCF rated ~ 1000 ). Quiet setting where training for all levels and tournament prep for members and visitors. This venue is great for training new and experienced players. Classes are currently being offered and overseen by JAXCC's organizer. If you want to learn how to play chess or have a child wants to play, this may be the best option. Classes are offered each quarter, as instructors are available.  Host: Kevin Pryor

TUESDAY NIGHT QUICK RATED - FREE @Panera Bread  9810 Baymeadows Road & Southside Blvd,  JACKSONVILLE, FL 32256

There are normally 6 to 10 players who come out and compete for as many as 5 rounds of play.  Time: 6:30p to 10p. Round 1 starts @ 6:45p. USCF ID# required. No fee. three to four rounds of Quick rated chess.

Traffic? Yes, you'll encounter traffic anywhere you go in this growing city. If you hate traffic, wait and come at 7 or 7:30 and get in a few rounds. We'll be there until 10. 

Come out early, beat the traffic and buy something while you are there. Host: Kevin Pryor




 Thursday 5-9p @Books-A-Million Marsh Landing. Location: 738 Marsh Landing Pwky.  Quiet bookstore where JTB & A1A meet. Here you will find a gathering of about 8 to 12 players who love to play 10 to 20 minute games.  Hosts: Claude Foushee and Kevin Pryor

Want to start hosting a new play site? Interested in being a JAXCC host? Just email us and we'll talk about it.


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