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Locations for Playing Chess

Are you interested in having a Chess Odyssey club in your school or area?  Please email us.
Chess Odyssey clubs and events are currently being held at several locations in Portland,
Lake Oswego, Beaverton, Hillsboro and Wilsonville--click here to receive program updates.

Where can I compete?  See our Tournament Calendar


Albany                      Albany Public Library main branch  (541) 917-7591
first Monday of the month at 6 p.m., all ages; ask for librarian Scott Keeney 

Beaverton                Chess Odyssey programs, inquire here

                                  Borders Cafe Chess  2605 SW Cedar Hills Blvd.  (503) 644-6164
       the last Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.

Corvallis                   Corvallis Chess Club  341 S.W. Second St.  (541) 926-2906
Mondays 7-10 p.m.

Eugene                     ChessWays  1626 Willamette St.  (541) 232-0328

                                  Cafe Paradiso  115 W Broadway near Olive  (541) 484-9933
       most Saturday afternoons from 1 p.m.

                                  University of Oregon Chess Club

Grants Pass             Grants Pass Chess Club  2075 Highland Ave. 
Tuesdays 6:30-11:00 p.m.

Hillsboro                   Chess Odyssey programs, inquire here

Lake Oswego          Chess Odyssey programs, inquire here

Newberg                  The Coffee Cottage  808 E Hancock  (503) 538-5126

Newport                    Central Coast Chess Club  225 SE Avery 

                                   Saturdays from 1:30-6:00 p.m.

Portland                    Chess Odyssey programs, inquire here

                                   Portland Chess Club  8205 SW 24th Ave  (503) 246-2978
Tues. 7:15 Quads, Thurs. 7:30 Blitz, monthly G/60, etc.

                                   Coffee Time  710 NW 21st near Irving  (503) 497-1090
                                   evenings; mixed downtown crowd frequently includes serious speed chess players

Salem                        West Salem Public Library, 395 Glen Creek Rd. NW 
Saturdays 1-5 p.m., contact Fritz Ulrich (503) 371-3695

Seattle                       Seattle Chess Club   17517 15th Ave. NE  (206) 242-7076
Wednesdays 7:00 p.m. casual games; Fridays 7:30 p.m. USCF rated games

Spokane                    Spokane Chess Club  Herak Hall Rm. 121 Gonzaga University
Thursday evenings 7-11 p.m.

Tacoma                     Tacoma Chess Club  7515 Cirque Dr. West, University Place, WA  (253) 627-3731
Friday evenings 7:15 p.m.

Tigard                         Borders Chess Night  16920 SW 72nd Ave.  (503) 968-7576
the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. (Lake Owego/Durham exit 290 off I-5)

Vancouver, WA         Cafe Divine  6709 NE 63rd  (360) 695-2529

Wilsonville                  Chess Odyssey program, inquire here

Outdoor Locations Across the U.S.

Portland, OR -- Laurelwood Park  SE 64th & Foster near Holgate 4-8 p.m. in summer;
                           and the NW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square year round, weather permitting

San Francisco -- Market and 5th
Boston, MA -- Harvard Square
New York, NY -- Washington Square Park

Click here for more chess venues all over the world.

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