The public is invited to stop by Borders Books on Walnut Street for friendly chess games. All skill levels and ages are welcome, including beginners and children. If you are new to chess, we will gladly help you learn the basics. Please bring a chess set if possible. No fees or obligations. Come exercise your mind, meet new friends, and enjoy playing the world’s most popular board game.

Saturdays 2-6pm 
Borders Books Music & Cafe 
1751 Walnut Street, Cary, NC


For more information, or to be added to our email list, contact BordersChessATThotmailDOTTcom (first replace “ATT” and “DOTT” with the usual symbols). Please include the word “chess” in the subject line — all email without “chess” in the subject line will be automatically deleted (I get too much junkmail).

Local Chess News

    • The cross-table for Borders Quads #9 is ready. Updated club ratings will posted later in the week.
    • Issue 6 of the Triangle Chess newsletter is now available here.

          Upcoming Events:

    • Triangle Area Chess Open XI (USCF rated), Saturday August 23, 2003 in Raleigh.

    Ongoing Events:

  • A new chess club in Cary meets Fridays 8-11pm at Caribou Coffee/Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery, 4214 N.W. Cary Parkway (right off of High House Road). Everyone is welcome — no fees or memberships are required.
  • “The World’s Great Chess Games” Series: Classic Grandmaster chess games shown and discussed on an overhead demonstration board. Wednesdays 7pm at the Skylight Exchange, 405 1/2 W. Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill.

News and discussions about the local chess scene: Chess in the Triangle Message Board