Virginia Beach Chess Club

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Date(s) - 12/01/2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Joint Use Library/TCC Library

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The club meets every second Thursday from 6 – 8:30 PM at the Joint Use Library/TCC Library at the Virginia Beach campus of the Tidewater Community College. We meet in in the open area called the Market Place. Informal tournaments and casual chess for all ages, Mik Lestyan and Mark Bland are club  coordinators. The club has equipment and a limited number of analog  clocks.

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    • Goodness — sorry for the late reply. Still learning this website and was just alerted to the comments. Are you looking for a club for a child or an adult?

    • Hi, Anna — so sorry for the late reply. We’re still learning this website and were just alerted to the comments. Can you send me an e-mail to We do offer classes for kids, but we are done with class for the season and completing our championship event series. We have a long wait list but some summer options available. We can get your son on the wait list effective the day you sent this message if you like — e-mail me (Tina).

    • Hi, Josh — I’m so sorry we didn’t see your message. Obviously things are on hold right now, but when the restrictions lift and we are able to return in person, there are a couple of options in our area, including Virginia Beach Chess Club at the TCC Joint Use Library on Thursdays from 4:30-7 and Hampton Roads Chess Club on Tuesdays at Eastminster Presbyterian Church from 7:30-10:00 PM. If you have a account, you can joint the HRCC club and play some chess online with our other members in the meantime.


  1. HRCCADMIN, hi, this is Mik Lestyan, coordinator for the VBCC.

    Please update the following:
    Meeting times are every Thurs. 430-7pm

    • Hi, Rebecca — I’m sorry for the delay! Things have been crazy the last couple of months. All of our programs are currently online and will remain that way until we are cleared to return in person. We have a wait list, and we have some other options where you can get started with ChessKid, a private coach (over Zoom), etc. If you e-mail me at, we can proceed to find the best options for your son!



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