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The Suffern Chess Club has merged with Bergen Chess Mates. The club provides a quiet, relaxing place for local chess players to gather for “over the board” tournament matches. The club is a great outlet for friendly competition at the world’s most challenging board game.
Club Location: United Methodist Church, 100 Dayton Street, Ridgewood, NJ
About the Suffern Chess Club
The club has been in existence for over 20 years and was formerly known as the Hillsdale-Montvale Chess Club. The club relocated to Suffern from late 2007 to early 2015 but has now merged with Bergen Chess Mates. We meet every Monday at 7:30 p.m. for rated tournament play. The club has members of various strengths and we encourage you to come out and have fun. Standard tournaments are game 85 (1 hour 25 minutes per person) with a 5 second delay before each move.
The club features:
- Weekly USCF rated match play
- Year-round tournaments
- Pre-match casual play
- Various skill levels
* United States Chess Federation Membership is required for participation in rated events.