Chess Event with Playing ACES Chess

Join us on Monday November 7, 2016 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm for Chess Fun Day. This event is FREE for general participation and is held in partnership with Playing ACES Chess. Activities will include Living (aka Human) Chess, Simultaneous G15 Challenge, Casual Chess, 4-way Chess, Blindfold Chess, and Bughouse Chess.

Blitz Chess* will also take place from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (unrated event) and 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (rated event).

*Admission to Blitz Chess is $5.00 per participant. Register online for Blitz Events by 10:00 pm on Friday November 4, 2016.

  • 2050 James Monroe Parkway
  • Charlottesville, VA 22902

Region: Monticello Area

Highland, the home of James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States, is adjacent to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia. Purchased by Monroe in 1793, the plantation was home to the Monroe family for nearly 25 years. Acquired by the College of William and Mary (Monroe’s alma mater) in 1974, Highland offers tours each... more