Proud to be named 2017 Chess Club of the Year by United States Chess

The Hampton Roads Chess Association (HRCA) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to bringing the benefits of chess to people of all ages and abilities across our region.

Please explore our website to see populations we serve, such as youth and adult competitive chess players, schools, at-risk youth, people with disabilities, the elderly, veterans, and Scouts.


The HRCC Clubs have moved!  Effective July 6th. we moved to Kings Grant Presbyterian Church at 745 Little Neck Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23453. Visit the HRCC and HRSCC pages to follow each club.

Starting Sep. 7 we will move to our new permanent location:

The Pembroke office buildings:
291 Independence Blvd          
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

HRCA Corona Virus Policy and Activities Update.

We continue to ease restrictions based on facility, local, state, and federal guidance, including CDC guidelines.  At this time, the overall HRCA mask policy is that fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear masks at any of our clubs, programs, or events.  Partially or non-vaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to continue wearing a mask.  This is an honor system. HRCA will not be checking vaccination cards. HRCA is no longer sanitizing equipment between rounds or restricting individuals from bringing personal equipment.  We will continue to have sanitizing wipes and spray on hand for members who wish to sanitize their equipment before or after use.  We will no longer be asking screening questions or conducting temperature checks.  Members are strongly encouraged to respect the health of fellow members by staying home if they feel sick.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this transition. HRCA will continue to offer virtual options in the fall for members who are uncomfortable playing in person.

 HRCA Updates

This area has updates about organizational actions and information for our members. As time passes, this information will be archived at our archive. Click to view.



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