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The Victoria Chess Club:

Web: www.victoriachessclub.pbworks.com

Contact us at: VictoriaChessClub@gmail.com


The Victoria Chess Club meets every Wednesday  from 6:00 to 8:45 at the downtown central library branch on Broughton St.   We usually have 15-20 people playing from novice to master.



NEW: Club AGM Jan. 29   7:00pm in Study Room #3 (near the community room on the map below).


Club Meets In the Library on the Main Floor:  



On the main floor, turn left at the entrance and walk  to X marks the spot.




Current & Upcoming Events:


5th Annual Victoria Open:   5 round Swiss Jan. 17-19 2020.  EVENT REPORT:


BC vs Washington Match:   By Invitation, same time, location, as the Victoria Open.  EVENT REPORT:


Club AGM Wednesday Jan 29.  7:00pm Study room #3


BC Open:   Feb. 15-17 (Family day Weekend) a 6 round Swiss (Richmond)


14th Annual Grand Pacific Open:  The tournament of the year; one of BC's biggest.   Easter (April 10-14) 2020.   $6000 Guaranteed Prize Fund


Spring Active  FREE, 5-rounds active tournament.  May 9, 2020.


45th Annual Keres Memorial:   (Richmond)   BC's longest running tournament.   May 16-18 2020.    Increased prize fund of $7000 Guaranteed.


BC Senior and BC Adult Championshiop:  June 12-14 2020, 5 round Swiss.


Monthly events: 

     Club championship (Gonnason Cup):  2 active games against the same opponent, the second Wednesday of each month.   See Standings: 

     Active Chess: 2 rounds on the third Wednesday of each month. Trophy every 4 months. See Standings: 

     Crosstables for all completed events can be found here:  




Other Events:


- a 5 round active fundraiser tournament is held twice a year

- The Grand Pacific Open (Easter, BC's biggest tournament)

- Jack Taylor Memorial (November, standard weekend Swiss)



Club Rating List & crosstable updates . 



You might also be interested in junior chess activities around Victoria.  See the Victoria Junior Chess website.



Results of previously held events are in the Archives.


Main Club Pages:



The club would lik to thank the following for their support and sponsorship:




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