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Trent Sponsors the Peterborough Chess Club

I am excited to announce that Trent University has sponsored the Peterborough Chess Club! This is an exciting partnership that I expect has a long and fruitful future ahead of it. In particular, Trent has provided our club with a generous donation to support families in financial need to cover their membership fees. Trent and…

Great turnout first week back!

A dozen chess players showed up tonight to the new home of the Peterborough Chess Club (Activity Haven–180 Barnardo, Peterborough). Great to see that four of those players were in elementary school! Hope to see even more people out next Monday, 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

Weekly meetings are back!

Great news, Peterborough! After a long pandemic, weekly meetings of the Peterborough Chess Club will resume Monday, May 2, 2022. We will meet on Mondays from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at our new venue: Activity Haven Seniors Centre at 180 Barnardo Avenue in Peterborough. Masks are required indoors. Free parking and washroom facilities are available. Hope…

The Peterborough Chess Club has been serving chess enthusiasts in Peterborough and the Kawarthas for over 70 years. New members are always welcome. Contact us at


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