Mission and Goals


  • To foster increased interest, participation, and enjoyment of the game of  chess in the greater Williamsport area and surrounding communities.


  • To provide a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere where club members can socialize while sharing their interest in the game of chess
  • To encourage casual, friendly competition so club members can practice and improve their chess skills in a recreational setting
  • To offer occasional organized chess tournaments for competitive-minded club members
  • To promote increased knowledge and understanding of the game of chess through occasional instructional sessions