PPC Chess Tournament

The PPC Chess Club tournament Saturday, October 24, 2020 was held virtually on The competition was stiff and fun was had by all!

1st  Place  – GladFullLava     –  Timothy V.    –  Troop 5B of Northern New Jersey Council
2nd Place – EvenHuskyWolf  – Jayden M. –  Watchung Mountain Troop 68B
3rd  Place – KeenOnlyTeeth   –  Max C.  –  Troop 5B of Northern New Jersey Council

Our next tournament will be at 9:00 AM Saturday, 22 November 2020. Registration here. All Scouts are welcome to register!
For results of previous tournaments, please visit Chess Tournament Results.

Chess Information for Parents

Calendar of Events 

Patriots’ Path Council Virtual Chess Tournament 

  • 1) Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 9am
  • Open to all youth members of Patriots’ Path Council
  • This will be an unrated tournament with a max time of 20 minutes per game with four or five rounds.

            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




Everybody can have fun with Chess


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.
      You should change your password when you first log on. 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.



Contacts / Press

Contact Info: [email protected]


Pictures of Trevor Martin and Keith Brown.


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.

Replay famous Chess games from the Patriots’ Path Council Chess Club’s 7/25/2020 Tournament