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Sept. 30-Oct. 1, Eastern Washington Open , Spokane Chess Club, Spokane, WA

Oct. 14-15 Montana Chess Association, Chinook Open, Great Falls, MT

Oct. 14-15, National Chess Day, Portland, OR

Oct. 21-22, Utah Open, Utah Chess Association, Salt Lake City, UT

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Tuesday Night Rated Tournaments
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free for members! 
(rated monthly)
Friday Night UnRated Tournaments

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Alexis Chandra Chess Club
contact: George Lundy
meeting: Wed-Fri, 12 - 5 pm location: Blue Pencil White Pawn, Boise

Boise Chess Club
contact: Brian Lange
meeting: Mondays 5 pm
location:  All About Games, Boise

McCall Chess Club

meeting: 3rd Friday of month
3:30 - 4:30 pm

location:  McCall Public Library, McCall
contact: Debbie McCoy

Meridian Knights Chess Club
meeting: Mondays 12:30-2:30 pm
location:  Meridian Public Library, Meridian
Bart Miller & Gregg Jones

Western Idaho Chess League
contact: David Baumann

Local Coaches:
Bart Miller & Gregg Jones  
Caleb Kircher
Josh Price
Ted Arney

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CDA Chess Club
contact Steve Dahlstrom
meeting: Mon. & Fri. 5 pm location: NIC SUB, Couer d' Alene

Silver Valley Chess Club
contact:  Adam Porth
meeting: Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00 pm location: Kellogg Public Library, Kellogg

Sandpoint Chess Club
meeting:  Sandpoint Library
contact: Larry Hipp

Local Coaches:
Adam Porth


Pocatello Chess Club
contact: Joe Avila or Terry Brower
meeting: Fri., 1:00 - 5:00 pm
location: Marshall Public Library, Pocatello

meeting: Mon.,1:30 - 5:00 pm
location: Portneuf District Library, Chubbuck



Magic Valley Chess Club
contact:  Barry Eacker
meeting: Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
location: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Twin Falls

Mountain Home Group,
meeting: Sundays 1:30-3 pm
location: Lucky Perk Coffee, Mountain Home

Mountain Home Chess Club,
meeting: every Saturday 1-3 pm 

location: Mountain Home Public Library, Mountain Home



Coeur d'Alene High School Chess Club
contact: Eric Torrence
Coeur d'Alene

Galileo Stem Academy Chess Club

contact: James Sparks
(208) 350-4105

John V Evans Elementary School Chess Club
contact:  Cortney Abenroth

Kellogg High School Chess Club
contact:  Adam Porth

Lake City Chess Club
(208) 769-0769
Coeur d'Alene

Lakeland High School Chess Club
contact: Jerome Long

North Idaho STEM Academy Chess Club
(208) 687-8002Rathdrum

Madison High School Chess Club

contact: Sarah Haslem

Pocatello High School Chess Club
contact: Matt Otterstein

Robert Stewart Scholastic  Chess Club
contact:  Peter Clark
meeting: Tuesdays 4 - 5:15 pm
Robert Stewart Middle School,
Twin Falls

Sandpoint High School Chess Club
(208) 263-3034

Sorensen Magnet School of the Arts & Humanities Chess Club
Charlene Babb
(208) 664-2822

Coeur d'Alene

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