Year: 2017

September 2017 Newsletter

September 30, 2017 September was another action-packed month for chess in Southern Illinois!  The club ladder was very active with three players each taking a position at the top of the ladder throughout the month!  We also had several new

Buy Chess Equipment Online!

Now when you visit the following chess web stores from the website 10% of your purchase will go back to the club with their affiliate program!  We’ll use these funds to help host tournaments, purchase equipment, awards and affiliation fees

August 2017 Newsletter

August 31st, 2017   August was an exciting month for Southern Illinois Chess!  We helped co-host the Blindfold King GM Timur Gareyev at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois on August 21st shortly after the Total Eclipse!  GM Timur played

Unrated chess tournament in Anna!

The Blindfold King, GM Timur Gareyev hosts 10 player simul during Total Solar Eclipse!

There are currently 5 of 10 player slots still available for this event.  Please contact us ( or use our contact form to RSVP your playing spot today!!!! Please include your uscf rating if you have one available. Games will start

Site launched

Welcome to! Southern Illinois Chess is an organization that aims to bring chess to the Southern Illinois schools and the local community.  Please feel free to check out our website to upcoming events and feel free to contact us, if