Temporary Location Change!

Meeting Location Changed during January 2020

All remaining Thursdays in January the Southwest Chess Club will meet at 600 W. Virginia St (near south side of Milwaukee).
The building has multiple entrances and we will be using the one on the east side of the building. This temporary location is likely to be used on each of these dates:
  • January 16, 23, 30
  • February 6, 13 (not yet confirmed)
  • March 12, 19, 26 (not yet confirmed)
  • April 2 (not yet confirmed)
Click on the above image to open in Google Maps.

Welcome to the Southwest Chess Club!

The Southwest Chess Club meets every Thursday night at the
Hales Corners Village Hall /Police Station
5635 South New Berlin Road, Hales Corners, Wisconsin
in the downstairs Community Room.

The club opens at 6 PM and Tournament Games begin at 7 PM.


We have a Blog that shows current club news, and you are invited to contribute information, games, and any items of interest. You can subscribe to the blog and receive email notification of new events or announcements!

Schedule of our ongoing and upcoming events.
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The US Chess Federation provides results of our completed events online. The crosstables contain complete pre- and post-ratings of all participants.
Scott A. Haubrich is the reigning 2019 Joe Crothers Memorial Southwest Chess Club Champion.
Our club sponsors two weekend tournaments each year April 4, 2020, and October 3, 2020 — mark your calendars!

Club Schedule

January 2 thru 30 Avengers (Rook) Endgame Swiss
5-round swiss, rated, G/100; d5
February 6 King Terminator Action Swiss
3-round swiss, rated, G/24; d5 or G/25; d5
February 13 thru
March 5
How to Train Your Dragon Swiss
4-round swiss, rated, G/100; d5
March 12 Lion King Action Swiss
3-round swiss, rated, G/24; d5 or G/25; d5
March 19 thru
April 9
Black Panther Bishop Swiss
4-round swiss, rated, G/100; d5
April 16 The Kid Who Would Be King Action Swiss
3-round swiss, rated, G/24; d5 or G/25; d5

HC Spring Challenge Tournament

April 4, 2020


A Wisconsin Tour event!
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10
4SS, G/60;d6. 2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1600).
EF: $50 Open, $40 Reserve, both $10 more after October 3.
Comp EF for USCF 2200+.

Online registration at HC Spring Challenge

Registration: 8:30-9:30
Rounds: 10-1-3:30-6

$$GTD: Open: 1st-$325, 2nd-$175, A-$100, B & below-$75;
Reserve: 1st $100, 2nd $75, D-$60, E & below $50.

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport
6401 S 13th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53221
414-764-5300

Questions to Chris Wainscott (414-839-5232, after 5:30 pm)
or e-mail: chris.wainscott13@outlook.com

Entries To: Robin J. Grochowski
3835 E. Morris Avenue
Cudahy, WI 53110
(414-861-2745)
e-mail: rgrochowski@wi.rr.com
Accelerated pairings may be used.