Welcome to Gainesville Chess!

This is the site for chess in Gainesville, FL.

Online chess and chess streaming on twitch has exploded, particularly with covid. Make sure you are on LiChess and Chess.com.

Over the board (OTB) chess is back. Look at the local clubs and local clubs listed here.

Also look at the Florida Chess Association:https://www.floridachess.org/

Note: John Harris created this site but he has now left Gainesville and moved to Melbourne, FL to be the Dean of Engineering and Science at Florida Tech. You can always reach him at johngharris@gmail.com

John Harris 2018