JJC Chess Club
Dennis Doyle
Chess Club Advisor, Sociology Professor
Office: J-4030
Email: ddoyle@jjc.edu

John Abernathy
JJC Chess Club President, 2008 - 2009
Email: nathanial321@excite.com

Chess Club 

Two chess players 

Upcoming Events

For the 2010 - 2011 Academic Year

  • Next Chess Tournament:
    9th Annual April Open
    Held on Saturday, April 30th

Thank you to all those who played in our January Winter Open!

Thank you Stephen Decman and student club members for all your hard work!

 The club offers such fun activities as "An Evening at the Blitz" (Rapid Chess) tournaments on the last Thursday of each month, Fall & Spring tournaments, trips to tournaments, Grandmaster Simultaneous Events, Chess Festivals, and Chess Lessons.

The mission of the JJChess Club is to promote, and support, the enjoyment of the game of chess as an instrument of higher learning at Joliet Junior College. The club is open to all JJC students, faculty, and staff who are encouraged to participate in all club functions and activities.

All residents in the JJC regional communities are welcomed and encouraged to participate as are all visitors to Joliet!


Please join the JJC Chess Club each and every Thursday Night (unless it's a national holiday and/or college is closed for other reasons) at our Main Campus, in Room J-0006/J-0004 (Executive Dining room, near the cafeteria area), from 6:45pm until 10:00pm.

See directions to Main Campus or see a Main Campus building map.

Enjoy complex chess games, coffee and great views while you play chess at JJC !

Blitz Tournaments

Blitz Tournaments held on the last Thursday Night of each month. $1 Entry Fee. Blitz tournaments are held in Room J-0006 in "J" Building, JJC Main Campus. Rounds start promptly at 7:00pm. All skills welcome to play!

  • Next 10 Minute Blitz Tournament: Arpil, 28th, 7pm, J-0006

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Phone: (815) 729-9020