Boston-Area Chess

Planning on visiting Boston? Want to play chess? Come to Harvard Chess Club meetings on Harvard University's campus in Cambridge. Find our 2018-19 meeting schedule here.

In addition:

  • The Boylston Chess Club, located in Somerville, MA, holds regular events and keeps a members game archive. 
  • The Massachusetts Chess Association runs several major tournaments each year, publishes a quaterly magazine called Chess Horizons, and provides a game archive
  • The MetroWest Chess Club plays monthly tournaments and offers a game archive as well as articles, links, and reference information for beginners and experienced players.
  • The MIT Chess Club hosts periodic tournaments and weekly meetings.