Chess Clubs in Florida

Chess clubs in florida

The history of chess in Florida dates back to the early 20th century when the game began to gain popularity among the residents of the state. In the 1920s and 1930s, chess clubs were formed in cities like Miami, Tampa, and Jacksonville. These clubs would regularly organize tournaments and matches, both in the state and around the country.

In the 1940s and 1950s, chess in Florida saw a steady growth in popularity, and many chess clubs were formed across the state. Some of the early chess clubs include the Miami Chess Club, the Tampa Chess Club and the Jacksonville Chess Club. These clubs were active in organizing tournaments and matches for players of all skill levels.

In recent years, the chess community in Florida has continued to grow, and many chess clubs, schools, and organizations now promote the game throughout the state. The Florida Chess Association (FCA) was founded in the 1970s, to promote chess in schools, youth programs, and to foster the development of young chess players in the state by organizing events such as tournaments, teaching programs, and chess clinics.

Florida Chess Association in Newberry, FL

Orlando Chess and Games Center Club in Altamonte Springs, FL

Boca Raton Chess Club in Boca Raton, FL

Daytona Beach Chess Club in Daytona Beach, FL

Jacksonville Chess Club in Jacksonville, FL in Jacksonville, FL

Chess for Charity Jax in Jacksonville, FL

Brevard Chess Club in Melbourne, FL

Space Coast Chess FDN INC in Merritt Island, FL

FSCL in Miami, FL

Miramar Chess Club in Miramar, FL

Central Florida Chess Club in Orlando, FL

Wood Chess of Central Florida in Port Orange, FL

Manasota Chess Center in Sarasota, FL

Alton Academy 4 Chess in Tampa, FL

Palm Beach Chess in West Palm Beach, FL