Welcome to the famous Marshall Chess Club, one of the oldest chess clubs in the United States! 

We have been in our beautiful townhouse in Greenwich Village since 1931.  Its rooms have seen some of the greatest players in the world play The Royal Game. This is where José Raúl Capablanca gave his last exhibition, where Alexander Alekhine visited and played speed chess, and where thirteen-year-old Bobby Fischer defeated Donald Byrne in "The Game of the Century."

On the right, you'll find two video interviews: one with our past President, Dr. Frank Brady, and one with our current President, Stuart Chagrin.

Whether you're a youngster just starting out or a seasoned Grandmaster, the Marshall Chess Club is a warm place to learn more about chess, to watch others play, and of course to come play yourself. Please feel free to contact us or to drop by. We look forward to welcoming you!

An interview with President Chagrin

Frank Brady on the Marshall Chess Club