Chess is Alive and Well in Morgantown!


Morgantown Chess Club provides a friendly environment, where chess enthusiasts of all ages and playing levels can meet to learn and play. Please check out our activity calendar to see what is happening this week!


Here are the results for the 15th Mountaineer Open

See the impressive Tournament History of the MCC


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June 26, 2015
The Morgantown Chess Club webpage has not been updated in quite a while, but now we announce that The Morgantown Chess Club will hold its mid-summer meeting on Thursday July 9, 2015 at 7 PM in the basement of the First Christian Church. The meeting is open to any and all chessplayers.

Sept 3, 2014
The Morgantown Chess Club will hold a regular meeting on Thursday September 4, 2014 at 7 PM in the basement of the First Christian Church. The meeting is open to any and all chessplayers.

Aug 23, 2014
The Morgantown Chess Club proudly announces the 16th Mountaineer Open Chess Tournament will be held on Saturday October 25, 2014 at the First Christian Church.

July 4, 2014
The Morgantown Chess Club USCF rated Summer Quad tournament ended in a tie between Mike Baker and Matt Campbell. The results of the MCC 2014 Summer Quad are posted to the USCF website *HERE*. Thanks to all who participated.

June 20, 2014
The Morgantown Chess Club is holding a USCF rated Summer Quad tournament on June 19, 26 and July 3. See all the details and pairings here.

Oct. 27, 2013
The 15th Mountaineer Open on October 26, 2013 was a great day for chess. Congratulations to Dave Hines with First place, and to Jay Mankey who took Second. The U1800 prize was collected by Ben Cowley. Other prizes were shared among Scott Matheny, Dick Cowley and Bill Rice. Now you can find the results posted to the USCF for the 15th Mountaineer Open *HERE*

Sept. 19, 2013
Thursday evening club meetings are being started up again after taking the summer break. For now, the club will meet ONCE a month, on the FIRST Thursday of the month, beginning October 3. Mark your calendars - the date for the 15th Mountaineer Open is October 26, 2013.

July 21, 2013
Now posted to the USCF find the 2013 Barney Fife Results *HERE* We had a total of 12 players for the 50th USCF rated tournament from the MCC ! Tom Magar and Caleb Aites split first prize, with Markel Butcher in 2nd. Both Caleb and Markel raised their ratings over 1900. Scott Matheny gained over 100 rating points. Click to see the group photo who celebrated the MCC Golden - 50th - Tournament.

July 11, 2013
Saturday July 13 is the deadline: Mail your pre-registration and get the $10 discount for the MCC Barney Fife Memorial Tournament on July 20. This is the 50th USCF rated tournament from the MCC ! The MCC Golden Anniversary for rated tournaments.

June 12, 2013
Summertime Thursday evening meetings at the First Christian Church are suspended until September because there is no choir practice through the summer. Take a summer break and check this site for further announcements. Also, mark your calendar: announcing the date for the 15th Mountaineer Open is October 26, 2013. Don't forget the MCC Barney Fife Memorial Tournament on July 20.

June 9, 2013
Announcing the Second MCC Barney Fife Memorial Tournament on July 20. Mail your pre-registration entry by July 13 for this 4-SS, G/75+5sec tournament. See the flyer for all details.

May 4, 2013
View the 2013 May Day Tournament Results. We had a nice turnout for the 2013 Morgantown May Day Tournament with 12 players from WV, PA and OH participating. Tom Magar led the field with 3.5 points, followed by a three-way tie for 2nd including Chirstopher Shen, Jeff Hohn and Markle Butcher all at 2.5 points. Mike Baker took the U1800 prize with a 2.0 score. Congratulations to Scott Matheny for his first rated game win that earned him 46 rating points. Welcome to Travis Martin who gained 35 rating points by playing in his first MCC tournament and returning to rated game tournament chess after some years away. Thanks to all for supporting the Morgantown Chess Club.

April 1, 2013
View the games of last year's spring open - St. Paddy's Brouhaha: St Paddy's Brouhaha Games.

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Club meets on the FIRST Thursday evening of every Month from 7 to 11 pm at First Christian Church (basement) in Morgantown (directions).


Upcoming Tournaments

Oct 25: 2014 Mountaineer Open

Check for upcoming tournaments here: Western PA Tournament Clearinghouse

and here:West Virginia Chess Association

This page was last modified: June-26 2015.