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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.



The club AGM will be held on zoom Oct. 31 2021.    Details on how to participate will be posted shortly.    You are eligible to vote if you are a) on the club rating list with activity past  Jan. 1 2019 or you have been active in the online Wednesday night Grand Prix



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


(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.



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



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



BC Closed:  OTB, Oct. 8-11, 2021.    


Jack Taylor Memorial:  OTB, Nov 13-14, 2021 


BC vs WA matchJan. 14-16, Richmond 


Richmond Open Jan 14-16, Richmond (concurrent with BC vs WA match). 


BC Open: Feb. 19-21, Richmond 



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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