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The Blackstone Chess Center is located in the arts and cultural district of Pawtucket, RI. Our regular club meetings are held Thursday evenings (7pm-11pm) and Saturday afternoons (Noon-6pm). Come visit the Chess Center at 250 Main Street, Suite B3, Pawtucket RI.

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Next Major Event: Max Malyuta Memorial

Upcoming Events at the Blackstone Chess Center

  • Sat Sept 14 12:30pm Quads/Doubles: 2SS G/45-5, $10
  • Thu Sep 12:19 6:00 pm Workshop: $10
  • Thu. Sep 12:19 7:30pm Thursday Double: 2SS G/90-10s, $10/15
  • Sat Sept 21 10:30am Max Malyuta Memorial: 4SS G/60-5, $25/30

Every Saturday - Scrimmage/Quads - 12 Noon

Quads: 2SS G/45, 1:00pm, EF: $10, Prize: $25/quad
Rated games, $5. Quads (2 round swiss $10).
3:30pm: Quick Chess, Game/10-Game/15, $5
Format is flexible. Early arrivals can play longer games.
Late arrivals can form separate Quads, $5, $15 1st.
Side Games, $5.

Every Saturday - Training Session- 11:00am

Analysis and Study session, flexible format.
Sign up or send email, session will be planned
for any group based on rating.
(from novice to intermediate)
Fee: $20, $10 members. Private lesson $30/20.

Every Thursday - Workshop and Rated Games - 7pm

6:00-7:30pm: Warkshop (study session) and warmup ($10)
7:30pm: G/90-10s 4SS $5/game, flexible format, $$prizes
Play 1, 2, 3, or 4 games. Only one 1/2 point bye**
Rated side games available ($10/5), G/40-G/70

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