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The Victoria Chess Club


Contact us at: VictoriaChessClub@gmail.com



The club meets at the Esquimalt Rec Center, 527 Fraser St. in the Kanaka room, 6:30pm-9:30pm every Wednesday


All equipment is supplied.



On the first Wednesday of each month, we hold a round of the club championship, known as the Gonnason Cup with the winner declared at the end of the year.  A round is two games with your opponent, one as white and one as black.   Time control is an active time control.


On the third Wednesday, we hold 2 rounds of a seasonal event (lasting for 4 months, 8 rounds in total).    One game against each opponent at an active time control.


Remaining wednesdays are casual chess (no formal event) although we may from time to time organize something.   Casual chess is always available on all Wednesdays.


Standings: Current Club Events


Crosstables for all completed club events can be found here:  




Current & Upcoming Events:


Chess In the Park:  5 round active Swiss, Saturday March 2, Esquimalt  EVENT REPORT


Grand Pacific Open March 29-April 1  Victoria EVENT REPORT


Rapid at Chateau Victoria: 5 round active Swiss April 21, Victoria


BC Senior Championship  June 21-23 2024, Surrey  






Other Events:


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


- The Grand Pacific Open (Easter)


- 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:












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