Chess is a powerful tool to help students to enhance their mental skills and to socialize in a healthy and creative environment. The main goals at the Chess club at The Gregory School are to help beginners to learn the fundamentals of the game and to provide seasoned players with a structure environment to prepare to compete at the State and National level.

The Gregory School

Chess Club

At the Chess Club we strive to promote the expansion of scholastic chess in order to academically challenge youth in a fun and engaging manner, enabling them to do better in the classroom and participate more fully in after school and community events. As the players become proficient, they participate in local and community tournaments. The Gregory School often hosts Southern Arizona Chess Association tournaments on our campus.

Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to know how to play chess to join?

No, Chess Club welcomes anyone with an interest in chess. Our club provides numerous opportunities to play and learn the game.

Does chess club participate in tournaments?

Yes. Chess Club holds an interclub tournaments. We also participate and often host Southern Arizona Chess Association tournaments on our campus.

When/where does the Chess Team meet?

Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 am in room 4.


3231 N. Craycroft Road, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: (520) 327-6395
Fax: (520) 327-8276
The Gregory School is an independent, private,
non-profit 501(C)(3), coed day school for grades 5-12.