For my students:  * tournaments with bus for students, # over-nighter

Where to Play
Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:30 pm, Community Campus, 1250 Fox Acres Rd., Hailey, Idaho (during school year)

For more information on any of the listed tournaments, contact me.

  • Wood River Elementary School Chess Championship, April 19, Community Campus
  • BCSD Chess Rage Championship, Sat., May 3, Community Campus
  • US Amateurs North Championship, May 24-26, BSU SUB, Boise, Idaho
  • Chess Rage Day Camp, June 16-20, SCHS, Hailey
  • ICA President's Cup, Twin Falls, Sat.-Sun., TBA, Twin Falls
  • ICA Player's Memorial, Sept. TBA, Boise
  • *#Ogden Scholastic, Sept. TBA, Ogden, Utah
  • National Chess Day Family and Friends tournament, Sat., Oct. 12, Community Campus
  • ICA Eastern Idaho Open,  Oct. 19-20, ISU SUB, Pocatello
  • ICA Southern Idaho Open, Sat.,  Nov. 2 , Twin Falls
  • National Scholastic K-12 Championship, Dec. 13-15, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  • ICA  Western Idaho Open, Sat.-Sun.,  TBA,  Boise
  • Christmas Blitzkrieg, Thursday, Dec. 11, Community Campus
  • Santa's Bughouse, Thurs.,  Dec. 18 ,  Community Campus
  • Family Chess, Sat.,  Dec. 27, Community Campus
ICA Calender Link
USCF National Tourneys
USCF Scholastic Rules

Where to Play in Idaho

Boise Chess Club, All About Games, 7079 Overland Road, Boise, 208-343-5653. Meets Mon. 4:00 p.m. - closing (10:00 p.m.).

Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls Informal Chess Club, meets at Barnes & Noble Bookstore cafe every Tues., 7:00pm.
Mountain Home
Mountain Home Public Library, An informal group meets at the Mountain Home Public Library, 790 North 10th East, Mountain Home, Sat., from 9 am - 2 pm and Mondays - Fridays, 11 am -  2 pm.
Flying M Coffee Garage, S. 2nd St., Sun., 10:00 am.
Pocatello Chess Club, Fri., 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Marshall Public Library on Garfield street, Pocatello. Contact Ernie Emerick at 234-0244 for information.
Twin Falls
Magic Valley Chess Club, 6:00pm-10:00pm on the second and fourth Tuesday at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Twin Falls Contact: Barry Eacker 733-6186. Email: