It is the mission of the Huntsville Chess Club, to maintain a formal program of instructional outreach to teach the game of chess and to promote and support its educational program through community, local, and state level partnerships to increase the awareness of the educational value of chess.

Mission Priorities

1.     Provide a congenial environment for playing and studying chess, involving both a skittles area and a serious play area.

2.     Facilitate pairing of comparable opponents by experience and USCF ratings as desired.

3.     Provide opportunities for acquiring and testing USCF ratings.

4.     Introductory instruction and advice for novices, pointing them to Internet resources.