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Next Steps for Chess


  • Chess Adventure CampJoin a school chess club. A list of known scholastic clubs may be found at http://okschess.org/members/clubs.htm

  • Chess Adventure CampIf your school does not have a club, you may want to start one. You will need a faculty sponsor and a volunteer chess coach. You will find resources at the OSCO(Oklahoma Scholastic Chess Organization) site:
  • Chess Adventure CampGrab a friend from camp and come enjoy the informal chess club for all ages/ratings in Tulsa on Friday evenings:
    BARNES & NOBLE chess club meets on Friday nights from 7-11pm at Barnes & Noble Books in the CD/DVD section of the bookstore, Woodland Plaza (across 71st from Woodland Hills Mall) 8620 E 71 Street, (918) 250-5034. Bring your board and have some fun. All ages are welcome. Children are to be supervised by their parents. Players should buy refreshment or occasional book during the evening for the generous donation of space.

  • Play chess with your friends. A standard vinyl tournament chess board and regulation pieces may be purchased from such places as wholesalechess.com for around $20 including shipping and handling. 

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  • Purchase and use some chess training software. Chessmaster works for all ages and comes in several editions for various operating systems. This software may be purchased online through Amazon and other stores.

  • Chess Adventure CampOnce you have practiced, attend scholastic tournaments! These tournaments are held October through March with about 6-8 scheduled for each school year.
    • A schedule of scholastic events may be found at http://www.okschess.org/events/schedule.htm
    • To receive email notification, send your request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

  • Return to camp next year! Watch for the announcement at www.okschess.org AND chessadventure.org for the upcoming Chess Adventure Summer Chess Camp. We try to have the dates selected by January for the next summer. Registration typically opens February/March.

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