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Weekly Chess Events

Organizations listed on this page are not affiliated with the Space Coast Chess Foundation. Information is provided as a service to the community. 


If you are involved with organizing a club and have information to update this page, please get in contact via the email link on our Contact page.


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Cocoa Beach at Juice 'n Java Cafe Every Monday


West Melbourne at Panera Bread every Thursday evening

  • Address: 245 Palm Bay Rd NEWest Melbourne, FL 32904

  • When: Every Thursday at 6:30PM

  • Description: Hosted by Brevard Chess Club. Every Thursday is a five round Swiss tournament at Panera Bread in West Melbourne. First round will start at 6:30PM sharp! Fifteen dollar buy in for adults, $10 for under 18. Prizes for top placements are cash based on entries. If there is a sufficient amount of players, there will be sections for different skill levels. Look for chess boards and register with Sean Malone or Alex Dshalalow. Tournament is U.S. Chess Federation rated for US Chess members. Highly encouraged to bring your own board and clock.

  • Contact: Sean at 321-514-8547 &

Casual Sunday Chess at the Cocoa Library

  • Where: The Cocoa Library (Catherine Schweinsberg Rood Central Library), 308 Forrest Ave., Cocoa, Florida 32922 

  • When: Sunday afternoons, starting at 1:00 PM and ending usually around 5:00 PM.

  • Free and open to all. For additional information contact the Cocoa library directly (321-633-1792 - ask for the reference desk).


RSK Chess Academy

  • RSK Chess Academy LLC formed to empower kids and chess lovers to learn and strengthen their skills in the great game of chess!

  • You can do individual or group lessons with Sureshkumar Rajamani, board member of the Space Coast Chess Foundation and Expert rated chess player!

  • More info at

  • Located in downtown Melbourne. Main time for chess used to be Saturday afternoon 1-4 PM, but it appears that chess players are welcome anytime. 

  • There is no point of contact for this group, but a handful of intermediate to advanced level players gather to play some games there. We do not recommend this event for newer chess players.

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