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Events & Tournaments

Upcoming Spring Tournaments:

2020 UMBC Open, Alvin S. Mintzes Chess Tournament
March 7 & 8, 2020
The Commons, UMBC

Online registration is now LIVE on
Questions can be directed to Joel DeWyer, Business Manager for the UMBC Chess Program


Coaching and Instruction:

Do you have a child who’s interested in chess?  Do you know a player who’s interested in improving and taking their knowledge and understanding of the game to the next level?  Then you should consider enrolling in the UMBC Chess Academy!

We are offering a couple of valuable options for player improvement:

Mark Your Calendars!

2020 UMBC Chess Championship & Rated Beginners Open
September 12 & 13, 2020
The Commons, UMBC