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Joplin Chess Blog


2019 MSU Open and Scholastic

The Missouri State University Open will be taking place April 20th and 21st. Added this year, a scholastic section. Details can be found in the events below:


Better Moves and Good Moves Tourney

This event has a small section on Friday night for new players to chess and tourneys to learn the basics of tourney play.  On Saturday, there will be two events, a rated tourney with...


2018 MSU Open

The second event of 2018 will be the Missouri State Open co-hosted by the Joplin Chess and MSU Chess Clubs. Same format as last year but the prize fund is a little larger and...


8th Annual Four States Winter Open

First tournament of 2018 for the Joplin Chess Club. This will be our 8th year holding the event.   Click through for the details 8th Annual Four States Winter Open  


JPL Quick Tourney and Benefit

Please join us at the new Joplin Public Library to support their chess club. Three sections to choose from, a USCF rated section, Open Unrated and K-12 Unrated.   Joplin Public Library Quick Tournament...


2017 Springfield Open

Come join us in Springfield for the next Springfield Open. This time around, we are working with the Springfield Park Board Chess Club and the Drury University Chess Club to host the event on...