As a member, you'll have discounted or exclusive entry to all club activities and events, including:
Lectures by leading players and instructors
Summer chess camps
Outdoor garden parties
You can purchase a membership (for yourself or as a gift) directly online!
Resident Membership Type
$325/year or $180/6 months
Senior Resident (62+)
$225/year or $126/6 months
Youth Resident (18 to 21)
Associate Membership Type
Scholastic (under 18)
International Master (IM or WIM)
Resident members must live or work full time in one of the five boroughs of New York City or in one of the following counties: Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, or Rockland (New York); Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Union, Middlesex, Passaic, Morris, or Somerset (New Jersey); or Fairfield (Connecticut). Only Resident members have the right to vote and to serve on the Club's Board. Associate members enjoy all other privileges of membership.