Mid-Atlantic Chess Center Grand Opening

Hampton Roads Chess Association is thrilled to open the doors of our new facility the week of September 13th!

Please join us for a short Grand Opening Ceremony, September 14th, 2021

at 5:30 PM

Mid-Atlantic Chess Center

Pembroke Office Park Building 4

291 Independence Boulevard, Suite 515

Virginia Beach

Hear a short history of Hampton Roads Chess Association and its incredible growth from 18 players in 2014 to where we are today!

Presentation of a special commendation from the Virginia State House of Delegates!

Presentation of a special award to Mr. Ernest Schlich, “godfather” of chess in Hampton Roads

Ribbon cutting!

Hampton Roads Scholastic Chess Club will kick off their fall session immediately following the Grand Opening ceremony.


Fall registration is Open!  Classes and clubs start September 13th!

HRCA Mask Policy:  Masks are required indoors regardless of vaccination status in accordance with CDC Guidelines.