Lafayette Chess Club
Established 1911

We [Chess Players] like to think.

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12/4/2022

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

RIP

Mike LeBlanc

Janurary 29 1961 - November 25 2022

USCF 859

 

Club News

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

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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

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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

Lafayette Chess Club 2007

Clockwise from top left: Marcus Tanner, Edward Signal, Azeez Sanusi, and James MacManus.

 
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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

 

Contact Lafayette Chess Club

Club meets Friday 6pm til. 

At the Discovery Inn & Suites

120 E Kaliste Saloom Rd
Lafayette, Lafayette Parish 70508
USA

337-981-1821

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