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Welcome to

INDY CHESS

About

One
game
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Lessons

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to growing chess in Indianapolis for adults and kids alike!  We incorporated in March 2023 after running 50 free events the two previous years under the name Naptown Gambit Chess Club.  Our team hopes to create interesting events that build strategic thinking and community for all through the lessons of chess, and we invite you to join us!

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Upcoming Events

  • Chess Summer Camp (@St. Thomas School)
    Chess Summer Camp (@St. Thomas School)
    Mon, Jun 10
    St. Thomas Aquinas School (Bethany Room)
    Jun 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 14, 2024, 3:30 PM
    St. Thomas Aquinas School (Bethany Room), 4600 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA
    Jun 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 14, 2024, 3:30 PM
    St. Thomas Aquinas School (Bethany Room), 4600 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA
    A week-long, all day chess summer camp focusing on tactics and strategy, with outdoor recreation time too!
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  • Chess Summer Camp (@St. Monica School)
    Chess Summer Camp (@St. Monica School)
    Mon, Jun 17
    St. Monica School (St. Augustine Hall)
    Jun 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 21, 2024, 3:30 PM
    St. Monica School (St. Augustine Hall), 6131 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46228, USA
    Jun 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 21, 2024, 3:30 PM
    St. Monica School (St. Augustine Hall), 6131 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46228, USA
    A week-long, all day chess summer camp focusing on tactics and strategy, with outdoor recreation time too!
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  • Weekly Chess Night
    Weekly Chess Night
    Tue, Jun 18
    Latvian Community Center
    Jun 18, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Latvian Community Center, 1008 W 64th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
    Jun 18, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Latvian Community Center, 1008 W 64th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
    Every Tuesday kids and adults gather at the Latvian Community Center!
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  • Chess Summer Camp (@St. Thomas School)
    Chess Summer Camp (@St. Thomas School)
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jun 24
    St. Thomas Aquinas School (Bethany Room)
    Jun 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 28, 2024, 3:30 PM
    St. Thomas Aquinas School (Bethany Room), 4600 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA
    Jun 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 28, 2024, 3:30 PM
    St. Thomas Aquinas School (Bethany Room), 4600 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA
    A week-long, all day chess summer camp focusing on tactics and strategy, with outdoor recreation time too!
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  • Weekly Chess Night
    Weekly Chess Night
    Tue, Jun 25
    Latvian Community Center
    Jun 25, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Latvian Community Center, 1008 W 64th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
    Jun 25, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Latvian Community Center, 1008 W 64th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
    Every Tuesday kids and adults gather at the Latvian Community Center!
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  • Weekly Chess Night
    Weekly Chess Night
    Tue, Jul 02
    Latvian Community Center
    Jul 02, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Latvian Community Center, 1008 W 64th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
    Jul 02, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Latvian Community Center, 1008 W 64th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
    Every Tuesday kids and adults gather at the Latvian Community Center!
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  • Bughouse Brawl!
    Bughouse Brawl!
    Sun, Jul 14
    St. Monica School (Enter Door 15)
    Jul 14, 2024, 2:45 PM – 6:30 PM
    St. Monica School (Enter Door 15), 6131 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46228, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 2:45 PM – 6:30 PM
    St. Monica School (Enter Door 15), 6131 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46228, USA
    Indy's semi-annual 2-on-2 bughouse chess tournament for kids--a popular and fun variant of chess!
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  • Chess Summer Camp (@St. Thomas School)
    Chess Summer Camp (@St. Thomas School)
    Mon, Jul 22
    St. Thomas Aquinas School (Bethany Room)
    Jul 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 3:30 PM
    St. Thomas Aquinas School (Bethany Room), 4600 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA
    Jul 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 3:30 PM
    St. Thomas Aquinas School (Bethany Room), 4600 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA
    A week-long, all day chess summer camp focusing on tactics and strategy, with outdoor recreation time too!
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  • Scholastic Sunday Tournament
    Scholastic Sunday Tournament
    Sun, Aug 04
    St. Monica School Gym (Enter Door 15)
    Aug 04, 2024, 1:45 PM – 5:45 PM
    St. Monica School Gym (Enter Door 15), 6131 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46228, USA
    Aug 04, 2024, 1:45 PM – 5:45 PM
    St. Monica School Gym (Enter Door 15), 6131 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46228, USA
    A chess tournament for kids from kindergarten to 12th grade, rated by the US Chess Federation!
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