Welcome to Wake Tech Chess!

If you are interested in chess, then the Chess Club is for you! At our weekly meetings, beginners find a friendly, nurturing atmosphere to learn chess and to socialize. Advanced players can make the Wake Tech Chess team and play for Wake Tech in United States Chess Federation matches against local chess clubs and universities. Come to one of our weekly meetings on either South or North and join the fun learning, playing, and competing!

Wake Tech Chess Championship, March 3rd!

Got Chess! On Saturday, March 3, you can show your mettle and vie for the title of “Wake Tech Chess Champion!” A trophy will be presented to the champion! The only requirements are that you be a Wake Tech student and that you show up on North Campus in ND 360. Snacks and water will be provided free of charge. Players should be present at 9:15 AM to start the first match at 9:30 AM. There will be three rounds. We should be finished by 1 PM. Contact Dean Furbish if interested in playing! drfurbish@waketech.edu

Wake Tech Chess Summer Scramble

Join us for some summer fun! The Summer Scramble consists of two rounds of chess. There will be both unrated as well as US Chess Federation-rated sections, so everyone can play! Whether you are a former student at Wake Tech a current student, or an upcoming student, you are welcome! Even if you are not affiliated with Wake Tech, but consider yourself a friend of Wake Tech, then you are invited to play!

The event will occur Tuesday, July 18th, from 6-10 PM on North Campus, Building D, Room 360. North Campus is located at 6600 Louisburg Rd, Raleigh, NC. There is free parking in the lot in front of Building D.

Free matches (including USCF-rated) as well as complimentary snacks and bottled water. Be on hand by 5:50 PM for a pairing.

Contact Dean Furbish for more information: drfurbish@waketech.edu     Click here for more information: WTCC Summer Scramble 1

Triangle Collegiate Chess Challenge

On Saturday, April 1st, 2017, Wake Tech Chess Club is hosting the Triangle Collegiate Chess Challenge, a one-day, three-round United States Chess Federation tournament open to any college student in North Carolina or to any NC resident who is currently attending college out of state. There will be cash prizes and trophies. The modest entry fee of $10 also includes lunch. Contact the event organizers for more information: Dean Furbish (drfurbish@waketech.edu) or Mike Tedder (tddrmchl@yahoo.com) The event flyer can be found here: TRIANGLE COLLEGIATE CHESS CHALLENGE I