USVI Chess Association
Empowering Chess Players Young and Old
SCHOLASTIC CHESS CLUBS are now set up at St. Croix Central High School, The St. Croix Ed Complex, Good Hope Country Day School, and at both campuses of UVI. St. Thomas has, as always, many scholastic programs in their schools headed and coached by Sinclair Wilkinson and Brandon Rhymer. Watch the video (scroll down until you reach the video) of STX students in action!
OPEN CLUBS IN STX
Tullies Chess Club, every Saturday from 10:00 AM to noon in the Sunny Isle Food Court
Ziggy's Chess Club, every Saturday afternoon, noon to 4:00PM at Ziggy's Island Market
Quixotic Queens Chess Club, every Thursday 10:00AM to noon (between locations); call 340-227-6018 for an update.
Many huge thanks to the following people for their very generous donations: Lon Newman, Anne Kershaw, and Patrice Claxton, a former St. Croix Central High School student who participated in the World Chess Olympiad in 2004 in Majorca.
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Articles in The Source regarding chess
About the whole chess situation in the VI
All about our tournament in St. Thomas
The first USVICA "international" online tournaments took place with a chess club in Scotland. The VI team proudly won 7 ½ to 2 ½ points! Future online tournaments are being set up with chess clubs in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, and Nigeria. Stay tuned for updates or to join.