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General Information & Mechanics' Membership

 

Welcome to the Chess Club at Mechanics' Institute

 

Whether you are just starting or a titled player, we have something for you!
Here is a guide to get you started:

  1. Free offerings for Mechanics' Institute members
  2. Tournaments and Classes for Adults & Advanced players
  3. Scholastic Chess: Classes, Camps, Tournaments
  4. Chess for Beginners
  5. Chess for Women sponsored by US Chess Women's Program
  6. Join Mechanics' Chess Club ONLINE!

 

 


 

Benefits to Chess Players in becoming Mechanics' Institute Members

Discounted chess fees and
Access to all the wonderful Mechanics' services and events!

Get a Mechanics' Institute membership today!

$120/year for a regular membership
$65/year for a student membership
You will save big if you are a regular participant in our tournaments and/or classes!

Here are some of our registration costs and savings you can achieve with membership:

  • Tuesday Night Marathon: $30 member, $50 non-member registration fee
  • Weekend USCF rated events: $20 member, $40 non-member registration fee
  • Weekend Scholastic Tournament Registration Fee: $15 for members, $25 for non-members
  • Special Scholastic Event Registration Fee: $25 for members, $35 for non-members

Basically, your membership pays for itself if you attend just six tournaments, classes, or other chess events per year!

Plus you get everything that a Mechanics' Institute membership offers.

Benefits of Mechanics' Institute Membership

  • Discount on most chess events or classes.
  • Full use of the Library and its services, including online databases, ebooks, and more!
  • Free or reduced admission to cultural events, programs, classes, and book groups.
  • Access to the Chess Room and its tournaments and classes.
  • WiFi access throughout the Library, Chess Room, and 4th floor meeting room.
  • Membership access at other membership libraries.

Join Mechanics' at: https://www.milibrary.org/join