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The Victoria Chess Club


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:  (March 16 2020)   The library and chess club are closed until further notice due to the covid-19.


NEW:   (April 15 2020)    The club now has an online virtual club at chess.com.     We meet Wednesdays with a tournament starting at 6:30.

Details on how to join, results of online tournaments, etc.



NEW (Jan. 6, 2021)  Victoria Chess Club Wednesday Night Event Will Feature Prizes in 2021

Victoria Chess Club T-shirts will be awarded to the three players who achieve the highest number of total points during the Wednesday night online tournaments between January 1st and June 30th, 2021. Standings will be displayed on the website and updated weekly. 


Updated standings for the Wednesday Grand Prix can be found here:


A sample T shirt.



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:


Updated standings for the Wednesday Grand Prix can be found here




45th Keres Memorial  (online) May 22-23, 2021


VCC Blitz  (Online)  June 1, 2021


VCC Active  (Online)  June 2, 2021


VCC Blitz  (Online)  June 8, 2021


VCC Active  (Online)  June 9, 2021


VCC Blitz  (Online)  June 15, 2021


VCC Active  (Online)  June 16, 2021


VCC Blitz  (Online)  June 22, 2021


VCC Active  (Online)  June 23, 2021


BC Senior & Adult Championship (Online) June 25-27


VCC Blitz  (Online)  June 29, 2021


VCC Active  (Online)  June 30, 2021



Monthly events:   CANCELLED TILL FURTHER NOTICE.    See weekly online event at top of page.


     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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