What we're about

Don't be shy if you only see one or two RSVP's for our events! We have a large cast of regulars who attend our meetups without registering on this website. On a quiet day we usually still get around 10 people. If the event isn't cancelled on Meetup someone will be there with the chess sets.

We currently meet every Saturday 1-3 pm. If the weather is nice we play in the Riverside Plaza at the corner of Riverside Avenue and River Street. If it's rainy or cold we play at the Medford Public Library (111 High Street). We have chess pieces, chess clocks, and friendly members who are willing to teach you the rules if you're new to the game.

The objectives of the Medford Chess Club are:
(1) Encourage use of the new chess tables in Medford Square akin to what currently exists at the public chess tables in Harvard Square and Chinatown.
(2) Provide a welcoming and supportive community for people of all ages who want to improve their skill at chess.

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Chess in the Square

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Don't be shy if you don't see anyone on the Meetup RSVP list! People hear about us via Meetup, Facebook, flyers, etc. If the event hasn't been canceled on Meetup it is safe to assume that I or someone else will be there with the pieces.

Drop by for a friendly game of chess in beautiful Medford Square!

We have chess sets, chess clocks, and helpful members who are willing to teach you the rules if you're new to the game. There are no membership dues or fees to play.

If the weather is nice we play in the Riverside Plaza at the corner of Riverside Avenue and River Street. If it's rainy or cold we play at the Medford Public Library (111 High Street).

There is usually plenty of parking behind Ebisuya Japanese Market (65 Riverside Ave) or elsewhere in the square.

Chess in the Square

Needs a location

Don't be shy if you don't see anyone on the Meetup RSVP list! People hear about us via Meetup, Facebook, flyers, etc. If the event hasn't been canceled on Meetup it is safe to assume that I or someone else will be there with the pieces.

Drop by for a friendly game of chess in beautiful Medford Square!

We have chess sets, chess clocks, and helpful members who are willing to teach you the rules if you're new to the game. There are no membership dues or fees to play.

If the weather is nice we play in the Riverside Plaza at the corner of Riverside Avenue and River Street. If it's rainy or cold we play at the Medford Public Library (111 High Street).

There is usually plenty of parking behind Ebisuya Japanese Market (65 Riverside Ave) or elsewhere in the square.

Chess in the Square

Needs a location

Don't be shy if you don't see anyone on the Meetup RSVP list! People hear about us via Meetup, Facebook, flyers, etc. If the event hasn't been canceled on Meetup it is safe to assume that I or someone else will be there with the pieces.

Drop by for a friendly game of chess in beautiful Medford Square!

We have chess sets, chess clocks, and helpful members who are willing to teach you the rules if you're new to the game. There are no membership dues or fees to play.

If the weather is nice we play in the Riverside Plaza at the corner of Riverside Avenue and River Street. If it's rainy or cold we play at the Medford Public Library (111 High Street).

There is usually plenty of parking behind Ebisuya Japanese Market (65 Riverside Ave) or elsewhere in the square.

Chess in the Square

Needs a location

Don't be shy if you don't see anyone on the Meetup RSVP list! People hear about us via Meetup, Facebook, flyers, etc. If the event hasn't been canceled on Meetup it is safe to assume that I or someone else will be there with the pieces.

Drop by for a friendly game of chess in beautiful Medford Square!

We have chess sets, chess clocks, and helpful members who are willing to teach you the rules if you're new to the game. There are no membership dues or fees to play.

If the weather is nice we play in the Riverside Plaza at the corner of Riverside Avenue and River Street. If it's rainy or cold we play at the Medford Public Library (111 High Street).

There is usually plenty of parking behind Ebisuya Japanese Market (65 Riverside Ave) or elsewhere in the square.

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Chess in the Square

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