The Southwest Chess Club meets every Thursday night at the Hales Corners Village Hall/Police Station, located at 5635 South New Berlin Road, Hales Corners, Wisconsin, in the downstairs Community Room. Club open at 6 PM, Tournament Games at 7 PM.

Here is a map to the club.

We have a Blog that shows current club news, and you are invited to contribute information, games, and any items of interest.

Lots of upcoming events.


The US Chess Federation provides results of our completed events online.  The crosstables contain complete pre- and post- ratings of all participants.


Our club sponsors three weekend tournaments each year (April, June, and October):


Our next Milwaukee Summer Challenge is scheduled for June 15-16, 2013.  Here is the Tournament Flyer.  (The 2012 Milwaukee Summer Challenge was held July 14-15, 2012; you can play over the Prize-Winning Best Games here.)


Hales Corners Challenge XVII  -  was heldApril 13, 2013



Mark your calendars for Hales Corners Challenge XVIII, October 12, 2013, and watch this spot for more details.



NM Bill Williams is the 2012 Southwest Chess Club Champion.

Join us to play rated tournament games, blitz, or some skittles. There is always a game to be had! We have players of all ratings and experience levels who are always willing to help you improve your game.  In the summer, we have a full schedule of lectures right before the games begin.

Our club maintains a large library of Chess Books and Chess DVDS (click on each link for a full list).  Club members can check out these titles for 3 weeks at a time.  For books and DVD checkouts see Chris Wainscott. After you have filled out this form, Chris will bring in your book or DVD the following week.


Sound like fun?  Stop by anytime and meet the friendly people of the Southwest Chess Club.  For more information, contact any of the tournament Directors by phone or email:

Allen Becker (414) 807-0269

Tom Fogec (414) 425-6742

Robin Grochowski (414) 744-4872


Web Site: Allen Becker  (home page updated April 16, 2013)

Welcome to the Southwest Chess Club!