What we're about

Chess on Tap is Washington, DC's premiere social chess club. If you're looking for a casual game of chess in a fun atmosphere, this group is for you! Members range from beginner to expert level, and games are played both with and without time controls. Whether you're an experienced speed chess player or you're just learning to play, you'll be able to find a good match and advice on how to improve your game.

Most events are held in Washington, DC, but members from Maryland and Northern Virginia attend as well, and some Chess on Tap events are scheduled in Arlington or Silver Spring.

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/chessontap/

Upcoming events (5)

Chess on Tap @ Online Blitz Tournament

Online event

Coronavirus cabin fever getting you down? Join your friends from Chess on Tap for a virtual event, hosted on Lichess.org! It's free to sign-up and play on Lichess, which is one of the largest online chess sites. The event will be a 120 minute, arena-style tournament, with a 5+3 or 5+0 time control for each game (5 minutes to start + 3 or 0 second increment per turn). In arena-style play, Lichess matches you with a new opponent after each game, until the 120 minute clock runs out. See the following link for additional info on Lichess tournaments: https://lichess.org/tournament/help The tournament will open by 6:00pm, 30 minutes before it starts. To join, click the link which we post by 6:00pm in the comments section. We'll also post the link to our Facebook page. You can still join late, after the 6:30pm start time, but you'll play fewer games and thus have fewer opportunities to accumulate tournament points.

Chess on Tap @ Online Blitz Tournament

Online event

Coronavirus cabin fever getting you down? Join your friends from Chess on Tap for a virtual event, hosted on Lichess.org! It's free to sign-up and play on Lichess, which is one of the largest online chess sites. The event will be a 120 minute, arena-style tournament, with a 5+3 or 5+0 time control for each game (5 minutes to start + 3 or 0 second increment per turn). In arena-style play, Lichess matches you with a new opponent after each game, until the 120 minute clock runs out. See the following link for additional info on Lichess tournaments: https://lichess.org/tournament/help The tournament will open by 6:00pm, 30 minutes before it starts. To join, click the link which we post by 6:00pm in the comments section. We'll also post the link to our Facebook page. You can still join late, after the 6:30pm start time, but you'll play fewer games and thus have fewer opportunities to accumulate tournament points.

Chess on Tap @ Online Blitz Tournament

Online event

Coronavirus cabin fever getting you down? Join your friends from Chess on Tap for a virtual event, hosted on Lichess.org! It's free to sign-up and play on Lichess, which is one of the largest online chess sites. The event will be a 120 minute, arena-style tournament, with a 5+3 or 5+0 time control for each game (5 minutes to start + 3 or 0 second increment per turn). In arena-style play, Lichess matches you with a new opponent after each game, until the 120 minute clock runs out. See the following link for additional info on Lichess tournaments: https://lichess.org/tournament/help The tournament will open by 6:00pm, 30 minutes before it starts. To join, click the link which we post by 6:00pm in the comments section. We'll also post the link to our Facebook page. You can still join late, after the 6:30pm start time, but you'll play fewer games and thus have fewer opportunities to accumulate tournament points.

Chess on Tap @ Online Blitz Tournament

Online event

Coronavirus cabin fever getting you down? Join your friends from Chess on Tap for a virtual event, hosted on Lichess.org! It's free to sign-up and play on Lichess, which is one of the largest online chess sites. The event will be a 120 minute, arena-style tournament, with a 5+3 or 5+0 time control for each game (5 minutes to start + 3 or 0 second increment per turn). In arena-style play, Lichess matches you with a new opponent after each game, until the 120 minute clock runs out. See the following link for additional info on Lichess tournaments: https://lichess.org/tournament/help The tournament will open by 6:00pm, 30 minutes before it starts. To join, click the link which we post by 6:00pm in the comments section. We'll also post the link to our Facebook page. You can still join late, after the 6:30pm start time, but you'll play fewer games and thus have fewer opportunities to accumulate tournament points.

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Chess on Tap @ Online Blitz Tournament

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