2018 FCA Schedule

Free chess classes for every Wednesday in the Rotary Room (2nd floor) of the Tuscaloosa Public Library on Jack Warner Parkway. *** No class on November 7, 2018 ***.

Time: 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Chess novices and experienced students welcome. We are not able to take on beginners at this time, but expect to start a new beginners class in January.

Prerequisites for Novices: understand chess rules for how the pieces move and concepts of check and checkmate.

For more information call: Neil Dietsch (888) 400-7182 Ext. 1 or email freedomchess@gmail.com

Other Chess In Tuscaloosa

  • Saturday
    • 10:00 a.m.-Noon;  Chess play for adults and experienced, mature scholastic players.  Bailey Tabernacle CME Church (Activities Building east of the sanctuary), 1117 23rd Avenue, Tuscaloosa.

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Every Move Counts Tournament: November 7, 2018

Freedom Chess Academy will take part in the annual Every Move Counts Tournament on November 7, 2018.

  • 2:30 - 3:30 - Check in for all chess players
  • 3:45 - Tournament begins
  • ~ 6:00 – Awards Presentation (estimated time based on 3 rounds of play)

This informal non-rated chess match is organized by the Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility of the University of Alabama. Every Move Counts is a service learning program in which university student teams provide chess instruction to select schools within the Tuscaloosa City School system.