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Chess

A game of strategy for all skill levels

We're building communities of faith through sports

Learn the fundamentals of chess in an environment that stresses the enjoyment and learning of the game.

5

Meets

358

Players

2296

Matches Played

It's more than just chess

We build communities of faith through sports

Learn the fundamentals of chess in an environment that stresses the enjoyment and learning of the game.

5

Chess Meets

358

Players

2296

Matches Played

Get Started with CYC Chess

Get answers to the most common questions

How do I register?

Looking to join chess?  Participants can join a team at one of the following participating programs or register as an individual to play in our tournaments. Registration for CYC tournaments can be found here.  For 2021-22 our chess meets will be played in person.

When is the chess season?

The CYC Chess season runs from December through February. The standard schedule is 4 qualifying meets and a championship meet for the top 40 qualifiers in each age group.  CYC Chess Meets will start again on December 10, 2022.

When is the Championship Meet?

The top 40 qualifiers in each age group picked from all four qualifying meets will be invited to participate at the Archdiocesan Chess Championship meet (date TBD for 2023).

How do I register?

HOW DO I REGISTER?

Looking to join chess?  Participants can join a team at one of the following participating programs or register as an individual to play in our tournaments. Registration for CYC tournaments can be found here.  For 2021-22 our chess meets will be played in person.

When is the chess season?

WHEN IS THE CHESS SEASON?

The CYC Chess season runs from December through February. The standard schedule is 4 qualifying meets and a championship meet for the top 40 qualifiers in each age group.  CYC Chess Meets will start again on December 10, 2022.

When is the Championship Meet?

WHEN IS THE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET?

The top 40 qualifiers in each age group picked from all four qualifying meets will be invited to participate at the Archdiocesan Chess Championship meet (date TBD for 2023).

Schedules, Standings, and More!

2022-23 season begins December 10th!

CYC Chess Meet - 12/11/2021 St. Joseph Cottleville

Date: December 11, 2021
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: St. Joseph (Cottleville)

CYC Chess Meet- 1/8/2022 Ascension

Date: January 8, 2022
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Ascension

CYC Chess Meet- 1/22/2022 St. James the Greater

Date: January 22, 2022
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: St. James the Greater

CYC Chess Meet- 2/5/2022 SLUH

Date: February 5, 2022
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: St. Louis University High School

CYC Chess Meet- 2/12/2022 St. James the Greater

Date: February 12, 2022
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: St. James the Greater

Chess Finals - 2/26/22

Date: February 26, 2022
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Christian Brothers College High School

Where can I play CYC Sports?

In CYC sports you have the opportunity to play for program associated with your neighborhood church, or the school you go to.