Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

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Re: Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

Postby Betelnut » 25 Sep 2011, 17:13

Where are those old blitz players?! We will be running 2 blitz games from 9 - 11 P.M. starting next week.

We're sticking with Starbucks on Wednesdays for now.

Betelnut wrote:We're meeting this Wednesday 7:00 - 11:00 P.M. @ Starbucks
Shi-Da Rd. No. 74 in the basement or B1.
Cross street is Yunhe St.

We're getting some good Western Chess players and playing blitz games now.

師大雲和門市. 師大路74號B1
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Re: Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

Postby haokaiyang » 29 Sep 2011, 21:14

Do you guys meet every Wednesday then? I'd like to drop by, but I might not be able to make it next week. Man, it's been a long time since I last played some good OTB chess.
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Re: Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

Postby Betelnut » 18 Oct 2011, 13:45

Yes, we have been meeting every Wednesday from 7-11 at Shi-Da Rd. Starbucks in the basement. It's become a fixed meeting time.

Please go the Facebook group "Taipei Chess Queen Club" for updates. I posted pictures of the games we have been playing.

haokaiyang wrote:Do you guys meet every Wednesday then? I'd like to drop by, but I might not be able to make it next week. Man, it's been a long time since I last played some good OTB chess.
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Re: Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

Postby Betelnut » 24 Dec 2011, 16:06

Hi everyone. Just a reminder that we are still meeting every Wednesday at Shi-Da Starbucks and are averaging around 8 players. We're playing mostly Chess, Xiangqi, Go, and Shogi.
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Re: Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

Postby Tapani » 24 Jan 2012, 16:34

Just posting to say that there might not be a meeting this week (due to CNY).

However the club is still alive and we meet at Starbucks on Shi-Da Rd (basement), Wednesdays ~20-23 (people come when they can after work, some show up around 19-20 and others later).
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Re: Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

Postby Betelnut » 01 Feb 2012, 15:05

Hi everyone. We're having a meeting tonight at Starbucks and will be playing blitz games with a strong player from out of town. We meet around 7:30 P.M. in the basement of Starbucks on Shi-Da.
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Re: Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

Postby riceworm » 29 Aug 2012, 17:05

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Re: Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

Postby riceworm » 08 Jun 2013, 20:18

Tapani wrote:Ooooh. What tournaments are there, and where do you play? Googled (in English) for organized chess in Taipei area once I arrived here, but could not find anything.


I made a chess tournament calendar. Most tournament organizers speak some English, so just send an email if you want more info about a particular tournament.
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Re: Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

Postby perafelix » 18 Jun 2013, 16:40

Hello, I kind of suck playing chess but I would like to play and get better. In facebook i see that you meet at @ Black Knight Chess Club or Starbucks. How to know which one will be the place?
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Re: Taipei Chess Club - Wednesdays

Postby Tapani » 19 Jun 2013, 00:06

perafelix: They are walking distance from each other.

Tomorrow I'll go to Starbucks (since there is a restaurant by Shi-Da Rd I like), and if nobody is there by 21 I'll walk to Black Knight. At least I prefer a latte at Starbucks over the black coffee at Black Knights anyway (which is by no means praise over starbucks latte).
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