The DCTC Chess Club welcomes novices and experts alike while providing a way for everyone to learn the game, improve their play, develop new strategies and engage in friendly competition. Membership is open to all currently enrolled DCTC students.
Chess Research and Benefits
- Teacher's Guide: Research and Benefits of Chess
by Dr. Robert C. Ferguson
Frequently Asked Questions
- Chess club provides opportunities to develop fresh tactics and strategies, enhance your game or style of play, and compete against players from DCTC or other schools.
- No, Chess Club welcomes anyone with an interest in chess. Our club provides numerous opportunities to play and learn the game.
- Chess Club holds an interclub tournament at the end of each month. We are working to set up tournaments with other schools and have plans to join the Minnesota State Chess Association.
- Chess Club owns 10 chessboards and plans to purchase more as the club grows.
- Chess Club meets every Monday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the central commons.
Upcoming Chess Club Events
Oct30Fall Fest Pumpkin Carving Contest
Thursday, Oct. 30 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Nov6Military Family Day
Thursday, Nov. 6 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Nov13Understanding Your Club's Budget
Thursday, Nov. 13 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Nov17Turkey Day Coloring Contest Begins
Monday, Nov. 17 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Dec2Be The Match
Tuesday, Dec. 2 | 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dec3Be The Match
Wednesday, Dec. 3 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 10 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.