2016 FCA Schedule

Freedom Chess Academy is now on summer break. Classes resume when the new school year begins. Check back in August for the Fall schedule.

Other Chess In Tuscaloosa

Non-FCA chess events. Contact the organizations listed for details and confirmation of times as we don't always get notified of changes in times or contact information.

  • Sunday
    • 2:00-3:30 p.m.; Salvation Army, 1609 Univ. Blvd E
  • Monday
    • 10:00 a.m. - Noon; Adult chess play; VA Hospital - Activity Center (Building 137).
    • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.; Knight Wings Chess; Lessons for beginners and novice players. Tuscaloosa Public Library
  • Tuesday
    • 10:00 a.m. - Noon;
      FOCUS on Senior Citizens. Lessons for adults.
  • Wednesday
    • 4:00-5:30 p.m.; Salvation Army
  • Saturday
    • 10:00 a.m.-Noon; (Closed June 18 and June 25, 2016) Chess for adults and mature scholastic players.  Bailey Tabernacle CME Church (Activities Building), 1117 23rd Avenue, Tuscaloosa.

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Seeking Volunteers for Chess Instruction for Beginners

June 18, 2016 - Are you looking for a chance to make a difference in students lives? Or to just do some good while sharing your enjoyment of chess?

Freedom Chess Academy is looking for a volunteer chess instructor to assist in teaching beginning players once or twice a week.

Requirements: If you are a teacher, former teacher, parent, or chess player who enjoys interacting with bright kids from grades k-3 with no chess experience,  we will provide chess training and other free chess perks as well as cover any travel expenses.

Classes will start in August 2016.

Contact: president@freedomchessacademy.org

Learn more.

Black Warrior Chess Challenge & Tuscaloosa Scholastic Chess Championship Results

April 16, 2016 - The Black Warrior Chess Challenge and and Tuscaloosa Scholastic Chess Championship had players from several cities: Birmingham, Calera, Helena, Alabaster, Trussville, Pelham, Montevallo, and Fairhope as well as Northport, and Tuscaloosa.

Tony Zhang is the 2016 Tuscaloosa Scholastic Champion. Alabama State Chess Champion Scott Varagona won the Black Warrior Chess Championship.

Complete tournament results