Join the Chicago Chess Center

All members who join before our opening will receive three free tournament entries (up to a total value of $75).

Memberships are effective from the moment you join, but the clock doesn’t start counting down until we open our doors.

Rates

Individual 1 year 6 months
Adult $125 $75
Senior $100 $60
(65 or older)
Student $100 $60
(currently enrolled in grade school or college)
 
Family $175 $105
(includes all adults and children in a single household)
 
Premium Individual
Founders’ Court $250
Special advance membership!
Receive all the benefits of membership plus free instruction, access to exclusive events and more.
Second Board $500
First Board $1,000
 
Power Player
Includes free entry to all tournaments for one year
Individual$500
Senior/Student$400
Family$700

Benefits

Chicago Chess Center members will receive:

  • Discounts on classes, lectures and tournament entry fees
  • Eligibility to participate in Chicago Chess Center championship
  • Inclusion and annotation of one game of member’s choice in Chicago Chess Center yearbook
  • Free admission during open play hours
  • Wi-fi Internet access

To join as an individual, family or Power Player member, use the shopping cart buttons below to pay by credit card, or send a check payable to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. to P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. To join our Founders’ Court, click here.

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Adult Membership
125.00
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Senior Membership
100.00
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Student Membership
100.00
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Family Membership
175.00
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Power Player Membership
500.00
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