Canton Chess Club

 Canton Human Services Building, 

50430 School House Rd, Canton, MI 48187

Thursday from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

It is free for everyone. Casual chess where anyone can come and enjoy the game.

Contact info: Manmohan Das

Email only:

Dearborn Ford Chess Club

Tue 5:00 - 9:00pm;

Ford Motor Co World Headquarters Cafe,

1 American Road, Dearborn MI 48126;

North Entrance (far rear of building opposite Michigan Ave), Westbound side of Michigan Ave, just East of Southfield Fwy; Sign in at Security Desk upon entry. 

After 6pm doors locked so use phone located on left wall to gain entrance. 

ALL ARE WELCOME FREE, no cost/fees!

Contact: Norm Haygood (248) 366-0954 (H) or (313) 407-1989 (C); or Larry Castleberry (313) 549-5259; 

East Lansing Chess Club

East Lansing Community Center

Prime Time Seniors’ Program

819 Abbot Road

East Lansing, MI 48823

Time Tuesday 12 noon – 4 PM

Friday 10 AM – 4 PM

Mervin Draper, President East Lansing Chess Club

Flint, Genesee County Chess Club

Tue 6:30-9:30PM

Eastside Senior Citizens Center Activity Room

3065 N Genesee Rd Flint, MI 48506

Jeff Aldrich (810) 955- 7271

The Flint Chess Academy

1st and 3rd Saturday of the month 3-5:30 PM

Tues – Thurs 2 – 7 PM

Flint Public Library

Eric Earnest (810) 210-0517 / (810) 965-6794

The club is called "The Flint Chess Academy" and the program is called "Chess for Everyone.”

Grand Rapids, Spencer Street Chess Club

Tuesday 6:30-9:00pm

New City Church Building

214 Spencer St NE 
Grand Rapids MI 49505

We meet the first three Tuesdays of each month. We have fun casual play, organized G/10 4-round tournaments weekly and even month-long rated G/60 events. Come join the fun!

Michael Brooks     616-334-0220


Grosse Pointe Chess Club

Mondays usually at Biggby Coffee on Mack Avenue 

The best place to follow along with our activities is probably our facebook page "Grosse Pointe Chess" 

Tim Kuhn at 313.451.1071 or via

Jackson Chess Club

Thursday 7:00-12:00PM

Cottage Inn Pizza

1208 W. Michigan Ave, Jackson MI 49202

James Stockham email:


Kalamazoo Chess Club

Biggby’s Coffee Shop

6800 S Westnedge Ave, Portage MI 49002

Sundays Approximately 3-5 in the afternoon

Contact info

Lansing Chess Club

Room #312, 422 North Washington Square, Lansing MI 48933

Wednesdays 6-10 PM

Tony Nichols or 517-763-6756

Linden Chess Club

Linden Faith Recreational Room

4518 Silver Lake Rd 
Linden MI 48451

Tuesdays 5:45 - 8:30pm

Join us Every Tuesday For our Weekly Ladder, Free Lessons from Expert Coach, and our Monthly Rated Tournament! Boards and Clocks provided!

Gus Samaniego  810-923-3847


Livingston County Chess Club

Hartland Senior Center

9525 East Highland Rd (M-59), Howell, MI

Just west of US-23

Monday 6-9PM


Mike Nikitin

President of LCCC

(810 )599- 6770

We offer casual chess, club leagues and tournaments, and free beginner instruction.


Livonia Chess Club

Senior Citizens Bldg, Corner of Five Mile Rd & Farmington Rd.

Wednesdays 12 PM – 5 PM

George Goeminne

Mason Chess Club

Monday 6-8 PM

Bestsellers Book & Coffee

Don Schmitz


Marquette Chess Club

Masonic Building 128 W. Washington St. Marquette, MI

(Parking and Entrance in rear of building) Downtown Marquette

Thursdays 7- 11PM

Bob John

Novi Chess Club

Novi Public Library
45255 W 10 Mile Rd Novi MI 48375
Thursday 6:30-8:00 PM
Kids activity room in the 1st floor of the Library
Pease bring your chess board and pieces.
Sundar Rajan

Oak Park Chess Club

Thursdays,  6:15-9:30 pm.

The Oak Park Recreational Center located at 14300 Oak Park Blvd, Oak Park Michigan 48237.  

Those interested can make contact with, Rody Yezman,, or call me at (248) 320-1333.

Port Huron Chess Club

Thursdays, except holidays, from 6:30-10:00 PM,

Palmer Park Recreation Center, 2829 Armour Street, (NE corner of Garfield  Street and Gratiot Ave…1 mile North of the Blue Water Bridge) Port Huron, Michigan. Everyone is welcome. All equipment provided. Email: or Website: or Contact Lon Rutkofske at 810-388-9219 ( Please leave a message )


Saginaw Hoyt Library Chess Club

Mondays 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Hoyt Library  505  Janes St., Saginaw MI 48607
All ages and skill level welcome.

Contact Phone  989-755-0904

South Haven Chess Club

Tuesdays 5:00 - 10:30 pm

Burger King

752 Lagrange 
South Haven Michigan 49090

On Broadway US 43 ... south of downtown

Dave Carlson  269-637-1003

St. Clair Chess Club

Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm

St. Clair Burger King, 205 Clinton Avenue,

Tom Broyles 810-326-0121

(all but major holiday weekends)

Steeplechess Knights

Friday 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Tamarack District Library

832 S Lincoln Ave 
Lakeview MI 48850

Chess builds mental capacity for all ages, and is a great way to spend time with friends old and new. Beginner chess lessons and mentoring is available. K-12 may attend scholastic tournaments as a team. Everyone is welcome!

Bethany Wheeler


Sugar Island Chess Klub (SICK)

Most Wednesdays 7 PM

Hilltop Bar, 1½ Mile Rd, Sugar Island, MI (near Sault Ste. Marie)

Glen Schmiege (906) 635- 5791

Traverse City Chess Club

Wednesdays 6:30 - 11pm

Horizon Books  243 E Front St Traverse City, MI 49684

Open to the public, we meet at Horizon Books in downtown Traverse City on Wednesdays, from 6:30pm until closing in the lower level where the cafe is located. Feel free to drop in anytime, we have players joining and leaving throughout the evening.

Mike Williams


Troy Youth All – Star Chess Club

Troy Community Center 3179 Livernois Rd Troy MI 48083

The club is open to K- 12 students who are interested in improving their chess skills. We offer free beginner chess lessons and hold monthly USCF rated tournaments at the Troy Public Library. Come in and have fun! Club info:

Google Groups

Feng Zhong (248) 825- 6192

Chris Hausner (313) 575-05617



12:00 - 8:00pm MON - SAT - EXCEPT HOLIDAYS 1200 - 1700 SUN


(586) 558-4790

Westland Chess Club

William P. Faust Public Library

6123 Central City Pkwy 
Westland Michigan 48185

Westland Chess Club meets in the William P. Faust Public Library of Westland every Thursday from 6pm-9pm and Saturdays from 1pm-5pm

Play chess games or learn from some of our members. Play in professional or educational games. We have many members including 1200 ranked players up to our highest of around 1800 players.

Jennifer Roth  734-326-6123

The Chess Club at WMU

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tuesdays

Faculty Dining Room, Bernhard Center, Western Michigan University

1903 W. Michigan Ave 
Kalamazoo MI 49008

Contact:  Ateeb Akhter Shah Syed  269-365-1979