IMPORTANT NOTICE::

All members and visitors, 12 years and older, are required to provide valid proof of vaccination and ID in order to access the RA Centre. Everyone must enter through the West Wing Entrance (all other entrances are locked). Read more...

2021-2022 Season

The health and well-being of our members is our top priority. The RA Chess Club Executive have worked closely with RA Management to develop this Return-to-Play Protocol to ensure that all relevant provincial/local government and health authority recommendations are being followed.

RA Chess Club Return-to-Play Protocol

Return-to-Play Protocol


RA Chess Club Acknowledgement, Assumption of Risks, Waiver and Release of Claims
– Coronavirus (COVID-19) Form

ADULTS – Click to complete

JUNIORS – Click to complete 

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JOIN THE CHESS CLUB

PLEASE NOTE: You must be an RA Member to join the Club. RA Membership is open to everyone. Click here for information on Association Membership.

MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS & FEES

The RA Chess Club membership is a 10 month membership which starts in September and runs through the end of June. The membership includes access to the following two weekly playtimes:

Thursday Competitive Tournament Play - 7:00pm - 10:30pm
The Sunday Rapid - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

ADULT MEMBERS

Fees: SEASON: September through the end of June
  $110 RA member
   

 JUNIOR MEMBERS
Juniors ages 13 to 17 are welcome to participate year-round on Thursday evenings for tournament play and Sunday for casual play. Those wishing to participate must be knowledgeable chess players as determined by the Club Chair.  The Club Chair may also waive the age requirement for exceptionally talented youngsters.    

Persons younger than 13 years of age who demonstrate chess ability and social maturity may be eligible to play. Please contact Melody Rochon at mrochon@racentre.com to make arrangements for an assessment. Note Persons younger than 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Fees: SEASON: September through the end of June
  $ 90 RA member