What we're about
Casual chess meetup(unrated). All levels are welcome. For newbs: please acquaint yourselves w/all the rules prior to visit.
- The latest in smart chess board, DGT Centaur
- A custom built chess table w/Silver & Bronze piece set
- Current and back issues of 'New in Chess' magazine and some other chess literature available for your viewing pleasure
- Free score sheets available
Participant reservations are limited to 9. (It's a fairly small number so it'd be highly appreciated if only those committed to attending signed up. In case of cancellation, please opt out ASAP. Thanks!)
Up to four sets with Standard Vinyl Analysis Board w/Triple-weighted Staunton Pieces and two standing tables with mini sets.
Digital chess timer available for each table.
Participation Fee: None/One drink minimum. (All drinks are 500 JPY.)
Cafe 52 is a smoke-friendly venue. Although the sections(smoking/non-smoking) are divided and well-ventilated w/extra attention to air quality, they are not partitioned. And it’s a small bar in the basement. So if you’re sensitive to smoke, you are advised to skip. No one under 20 is allowed.