The CSSJ chess club is for players of all levels, from beginner to expert. We play for fun, learn new tactics, and even compete against other schools at tournaments. It’s the king of games, and the game of kings.


Meeting Schedule:  Thursdays: 3:00 - 4:30  (Tournaments on some Saturday mornings)


Student Participants:

  • Kevin F

  • Enaya C

  • Olivea T

  • Matthew C

  • Christopher V

  • Ricardo E

  • Lahsai


Advisor:  John Garvey -


Awards in Competition:

Emmanuel Betancourt, 13th place Bronx Days Chess Tournament, March 2015

Emmanuel Bettancourt, 6th place Bronx Days Chess Tournament, November 2014

Chess Club


350 Gerard Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451 
Tel: 718-402-8481
Fax: 718-402-8650

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