Come Play Chess!

We meet every Thursday from 7-10pm in the Tate student center. Everyone is welcome, just stop by anytime to play a game. Don't be shy, walk up to the people playing chess and introduce yourself. Boards are provided.

Recent News

Chess Dawgs win again!

Despite many last minute changes to the lineup, the A team from the University of Georgia Chess Dawgs won every single round and handily took first place at the Georgia Open College Team Chess Championship. The A team won 15 of their 16 individual games to finish first in the 12 team field. In addition to the two UGA teams there were three teams from Georgia Tech, two teams each from Albany State (making their first appearance at this event) and host school Emory University, and one team each from Mercer University (Macon), Macon State, and Gainesville State.

Weekly Meetings

Weekly Chess Dawgs meetings are being held every Thursday between 7:00-10:00pm. Thursday meetings will be held at the Tate Student Center.


Thursday meetings held at the Tate center are open to everyone, not just students. The Tate Center parking lot opens up to free parking for students while guests can park accross the street for free. Cant Find Tate? Click Here For A Map


For centuries the game of chess has been dominated by men. Chess Dawgs subscribe to Bros Before Hoes for advice on how to play chess like a man and insight into the male gender.

Becoming a Member

The easist way to become a member is to just come to one of the weekly meetings and introduce yourself! There are no membership fees, and membership is granted to anyone who asks. Also check out the group on facebook.

Meet New Friends

Coming to the weekly meetings is a great way to meet new people and make new friends! Many of these friendships extend beyond just meeting on Thursday nights at Tate.

No Membership Fees

Being a member of the Chess Dawgs is Free! We provide chess boards for everyone to play on too, so all anyone ever has to do is just show up and introduce themselves.

Have Fun!

Chess is challenging but it is also fun. For centuries millions of people in all cultures and walks of life have enjoyed the "game of kings." It is a game of all ages where everyone is on a level playing field.