The Manasota Chess Center was founded in January 2021 and began operations on June 6, 2021. Our unique dedicated location at the Crossings at Siesta Key mall, coupled with the scope of our chess offerings, allows us to serve as a chess community hub for Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto counties.
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
“Every chess master was once a beginner.” – Irving Chernev
At the Manasota Chess Center, we offer numerous opportunities to compete at any level:
- Casual games and in-person match play
- USCF rated tournaments the first and third Sunday of every month
- Simultaneous Exhibitions every quarter
We offer a variety of learning opportunities, including opening and endgame workshops, coaching sessions, and game reviews. Working with our coaches is the perfect opportunity to develop your chess and take it to the next level.
Come join us for any of our fun social events, which will be announced via email and typically happen Friday night. Make sure to join our email list to stay updated on any special events.