We offer robust learning programs for scholastic chess students, adult beginners, and experienced tournament players.  We also offer numerous competition opportunities and believe strongly that in-person chess is a powerful way to connect with the the community.  To that end, we offer social events that you can learn about by joining our email list.

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We offer scholastic chess programs for schools, on-site group lessons, grandmaster led online group lessons, and tournament game analysis by GM Pascal Charbonneau on our YouTube channel.  We also offer study groups, and individualized private lessons with USCF certified coaches.



We offer numerous competition opportunities, including a USCF rated monthly Quad tournament, Swiss tournament, and Blitz tournament. We also have a club ladder, where members can officially compete to be the "best in club".


The Manasota Chess Center offers occasional social events that you can find out about by clicking the button below.