Lafayette Chess Club
We [Chess Players] like to think.
From the Presidents Desk
December 3rd at Johnson Street Java, the Lafayette Chess Club held the City Championship. there was a new champion crowned and entered onto the Championship Trophy. Uls Beau Phillips with a score of 2 and 1/2 out of three. Hershel Slaton took first in the under 1600 with a score of 2 of 3. Congrats to these fine gentlemen.
stay tuned for upcoming events. Happy and Safe Holidays
Janurary 29 1961 - November 25 2022
Lafayette Chess Club welcomes beginner and experienced players. Our club endeavors to create a friendly, relaxed atmosphere that encourages fun and learning. Our more experienced players work with the beginners to teach them chess etiquette, strategy, and the fundamentals of chess. Come check us out.
2021 Lafayette City Champion
Thomas LeBlanc/President Lafayette Chess Club
2022 Louisiana Open Winner
15 Year Old Minh Binh Tran, his younger brother took second in Class C
Beau Phillips Wins 1800 & Under Division Houston Chess Festival
Pictured with his father Beau holds his plaque and check for 1800 & Under Division Championship, see Blog in Upcoming Events
Lafayette Chess Club beginners to master games available. fun for all
Lafayette Chess Club meets Friday evenings 6pm till @ 120 E. Kaliste Saloom Road Lafayette Louisiana (Discovery Inn and Suites.)
Memberships Dues: $25 a year for adults and $10 a year for students
Lafayette Chess Club 2007
Clockwise from top left: Marcus Tanner, Edward Signal, Azeez Sanusi, and James MacManus.
CHESS PLAYERS ARE THINKERS
IF YOU LIKE ONE ON ONE COMPETITION, DEVELOPING STRATEGIES, THINKING TIL THE SMOKE COMES OUT OF YOUR EARS, THEN CHESS IS FOR YOU