2016 FCA Schedule

Classes begin Wednesday, August 10 in the Rotary Room of the Tuscaloosa Public Library on Jack Warner Parkway.

Time: 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Beginners and experienced students welcome.

Other Chess In Tuscaloosa

Non-FCA chess events. Contact the organizations listed for details and confirmation of times as we don't always get notified of changes in times or contact information.[Updated: 8/3/2016]

  • Sunday
    • 2:00-3:30 p.m.; St. Francis Catholic Church. Children & Adults. Contact: chesslady.stutts@gmail.com.
  • Monday
    • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.; Knight Wings Chess; Lessons for beginners and novice players. Tuscaloosa Public Library. Contact: chesslady.stutts@gmail.com.
  • Wednesday
    • 3:30 p.m. at PARA Phelps Center ($40 for 6 weeks)
  • Saturday
    • 10:00 a.m.-Noon;  Chess play for adults and mature scholastic players.  Bailey Tabernacle CME Church (Activities Building), 1117 23rd Avenue, Tuscaloosa.

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Chess Classes Resume

July 31, 2016 - After a summer break, new classes for beginners and experienced student begin on Wednesday, August 10 at the Tuscaloosa Public Library.

New chess coach Tom Mahoney joins us to teach beginners. Veteran coach Neil Dietsch will work with experienced students. Coach Steve McGiffert will also be helping out during the year to work with advanced students.

Classes are open to the public and free of charge. We do urge beginning players  with no chess experience to make the first class on August 10, so they do not fall behind.

If you have never attended before, please come to class by 3:50 pm (10 minutes before class) to register.

Black Warrior Chess Challenge & Tuscaloosa Scholastic Chess Championship Results

April 16, 2016 - The Black Warrior Chess Challenge and and Tuscaloosa Scholastic Chess Championship had players from several cities: Birmingham, Calera, Helena, Alabaster, Trussville, Pelham, Montevallo, and Fairhope as well as Northport, and Tuscaloosa.

Tony Zhang is the 2016 Tuscaloosa Scholastic Champion. Alabama State Chess Champion Scott Varagona won the Black Warrior Chess Championship.

Complete tournament results