1st Saturday Chess Quads in West Chester, PA

Great News:  The West Chester Chess Club is back playing OTB chess on Thurdays at the church starting April 29th!   Please arrive by 7:00PM.  

  • Masks and proof of full vaccination is required. 
  • Masks and hand sanitizer will be available if needed.
  • Play will be upstairs on the 2nd floor in the back.  Not in the basement.
  • No word on Saturday quads yet - they are still closed.  
Attention:  1st Saturday Quads are still closed due to the Pandemic.

The West Chester Chess Club runs a USCF rated chess quad tournament on the first Saturday of every month.  It has been doing so since 1991!  On average, 30-40 players show up:

chess room

We have players as far away as Baltimore attending.  To view past results and match-ups please see our USCF tournament history (this page has both quad results and Thursday results).
chess quad location
  • Please arrive between 9 to 9:30 to register.
  • You will need an active USCF membership.  You can purchase or re-activate a USCF membership at the USCF site.
  • Please bring a board and clock.
  • Entrance fee is $20
  • First place in a quad wins $40.  If 3-0, $50
  • Rounds are 9:40, 1:00, 4:00
  • Games are 1 hour  20 minutes, delay 5
Parking is available on nearby streets.  No food is provided.  Restaurants are about a 10 minute walk.

The quads for July 4th will most likely be on the 2nd Saturday.  A schedule will be posted as we get closer.