The Roanoke Valley Chess Club meets every Wednesday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Raleigh Court Branch Library. The Library is located at 2112 Grandin Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24015. This is in front of Patrick Henry High School. We meet in the Community Room in back of the building.

Recent Events

October 13 - 14

2023 Walter Muir Memorial Tournament Report

On October 13th and 14th, the Roanoke Valley Chess Club held its 2023 Walter Muir Tournament at Westhampton Christian Church on Grandin Road, SW. Sixteen players (and one house player) competed in 5 rounds. Time control was G/60, i20 for Rounds 1-4; G/60, SD for Round 5. First and second places were split between Chase Bailey (1904) and Phil Harmon (1443), who each scored 4.5 points...

July 26

2023 Summer Quick Championship Report

On Wednesday, July 26, 2023, the RVCC held its Summer Quick Championship. Twelve players competed in a 3-round G/15 event at RVCC headquarters, Raleigh Court Public Library. Isaac Spence and Phil Harmon tied for 1st and 2nd places, with a perfect 3.0 score each...

July 19

Beat The Master Simul and Lecture Report

On Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at RVCC HQ at Raleigh Court Public Library, FIDE Master Macon Shibut gave us a brief lecture, followed by a simul. This was a contest pitting the master against 19 opponents simultaneously. Four club members managed to defeat the master: RVCC Champion Chase Bailey and fellow expert...

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