Where to play chess in central OK

Weekly chess meetups

Beginner or master, youth or adult, everybody’s welcome to come play chess at the FREE meetups posted here.


Sundays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Located halfway between OKC and Tulsa, the beautifully restored Chandler Baseball Camp is quickly becoming a hub for both tournament and casual chess in Oklahoma. This free weekly chess club is open to players of all ages and skill levels. Contact: Michael Bay, (405) 556-1906


First and third Mondays, Edmond City Library, 10 S. Boulevard in Edmond. The Edmond Chess Club is open to kids from kindergarten through 12th grade. pm2710@yahoo.com

Midwest City

Mondays, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at FUSION KITCHEN, 1100 S. Air Depot Boulevard. Home of three-time state champion Advait Patel! Don’t let him hustle you.


Mondays & Thursdays
Learn chess or improve your game with some of the top players in the state! The OU Chess Club meets from 6 p.m-9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays on campus at the University of Oklahoma. All ages/skill levels. Open to everybody (not just OU students). Questions? Contact Matt Dalthorp at matthew.g.dalthorp-1@ou.edu.

K-8th grade players are invited to join the Norman Chess Club. The group meets every Wednesday evening from 7:15 to 8:15 at St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church1801 W. Brooks Street in Norman. Questions? Contact zilesooner@normanchess.org

OKlahoma city

4 p.m. to 5:30 at The Village Library, 10307 N. Pennsylvania Avenue in Oklahoma City.

Wednesdays & Fridays
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Kamp’s 1910 Café, 10 N.E. 10th St. 
Now twice a week! An evening of chess in a relaxed atmosphere where you can have a drink or a bite to eat while meeting some of our community’s top players. They host a just-for-fun quick chess tournament every first Friday at 7 p.m. All ages/skill levels. Hosted by Challengers Chess Club. Contact: musicmann@sbcglobal.net

Full Circle Bookstore, 50 Penn Place, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Challengers’ Saturday meetups are held in the café at OKC’s favorite local bookstore. Contact: musicmann@sbcglobal.net 



Thursdays, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Shawnee Mall between Ross and the Food Court. Contact:  dew@donaldwinslow.info.

Third Fridays at the Main Street Gallery. Contact:  dew@donaldwinslow.info.

First and third Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon at the Shawnee Public Library. Contact: dew@donaldwinslow.info.


First, third, and fifth Mondays at the Yukon Community Center. Hosted by Out West Chess. Contact: jlratterman@yahoo.com.

(405) 642-6136  |   rebecca@youthchessok.org  | P.O. Box 1995, Oklahoma City, OK 73101