Patriots’ Path Chess Club

Safe, Fun, No Charge, Online Chess

  • Are you just getting started or would you like to become a better player?
  • You can learn to play chess, solve chess puzzles, and play chess games.
  • You can play games with your fellow scouts.  
  • You can play in club tournaments with other scouts.
  • Easy steps to join:
    1. Sign up for Patriots’ Path Council Chess Club. 
    2. Receive a Username and Password to the Chesskid website for a “Basic” free membership.
      All the tournaments we do on the
      Chesskid website are included in the “Basic” free membership.
      There are benefits to upgrading to “Gold” membership but you do not have to upgrade.
    3. You can enjoy the Chesskid website anytime you want with your “Basic” free membership.
    4. You will be notified about scheduled online tournaments with other club members.

 

PPC Chess Tournament

The PPC Chess Club tournament Saturday, November 26, 2022, was held virtually on ChessKid.com. The competition was stiff, and fun was had by all!

 

 

1st  –  BigJollyPenguin   – Daniel H.    –  Raritan Valley Troop 80F

2nd –  BigBrownApple   – John D.        –  Raritan Valley Troop 90B

3rd  –  AquaNextLake   – Josh M.   –  Raritan Valley Troop 90B

* Just a reminder, Potential Scouts are welcome to join the club, they would just need to be eligible to join the BSA as a scout! Also scouts outside of Patriots Path Council are welcome to join the club too!

Register here to join the club! All Scouts are welcome to register!
For results of previous tournaments, please visit Chess Tournament Results.

Everybody can have fun with Chess

 

Need Help – Contacts

BSA Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Chess Information for Parents

Calendar of Events 

Patriots’ Path Council Meetings

1) Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 9am – Virtual Chess Tournament, chesskid.com must have a club logon.

  • This will be an unrated tournament with a max time of 20 minutes per game with three to five rounds.

2) Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 2pm to 4:30pm – In-person meeting for members, Chess Notation, Chess Clocks, and a Blitz Tournament.

            Register here. All Scouts are welcome to register! For now, we’ll be using a friendly chess website to play online tournaments. After you register, you will receive website information, a username and a password.

 

Chess Merit Badge

Chess Merit Badge Workbook.

Some important pages from the Chess Merit Badge pamphlet

 

 

 

 

Queen of Katwe 

Arrangements can be made to show this movie on BSA property

Check the Movie Trailer for a description of this wonderful movie.