• Children's Blitz & Rapid Tournaments

    Directions

    1. Create a free account at chesskid.com.
    2. Join Bay Area Chess Club on ChessKid for free.
    3. Click on the tournament link below and click the JOIN button when it turns orange (available 15 minutes before start time).
      Note: You need a laptop or tablet browser for this.

    For more information, please read directions on how to join live tournaments. For help, please see help page.

    Schedule

    Games are everyday as follows:
    • Sunday 2:40pm
    • Monday 2:40pm
    • Tuesday 2:40pm
    • Wednesday* 1:40pm
      (*Wednesdays are also reserved for online clubs - Register at any time here)
    • Thursday 1:40pm
    • Friday 3:40pm
    • Saturday 3:40pm

    Tournaments can be found at: www.bayareachess.com/online-kids

  • Open/Regular
    Tournaments

    Directions

    1. Create a free account at chess.com.
    2. Join Bay Area Chess Club on Chess.com for free.
    3. Click on the tournament link below and click the JOIN button when it turns orange (available 1 hour before start time).

    Schedule

    Games are everyday at 6pm.
    Tournaments can be found on the "Tournaments" tab at: www.bayareachess.com/online-open
    Entry Fee: Free
  • General FAQ

    • X | Y means each player gets X minutes for the game plus Y second for every move they make.
    • Blitz games is usually about 5-10 minutes for each player.
    • Rapid games is usually about 10-60 minutes for each player.
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