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The Chandra Alexis Chess Club has been active in Boise, Idaho, since 2007.

Our tournament location is downstairs in the Scott Hayhurst DMD building

at 7337 W. Northview Street, Suite 4, Boise Idaho 83704. 

Suite 4 is Blue Pencil White Pawn.

The United States Chess Federation requires all affiliates who wish to advertise in Chess Life to contact their state Clearinghouse prior to submitting tournaments for publication.  The Chandra Alexis Chess Club makes every effort to avoid conflict with other affiliates in the state by contacting the United Staes Chess Federation’s Clearinghouse for Idaho and the Idaho Chess Association prior to submitting our tournaments.

All of our tournaments qualify for the Northwest Chess Grand Prix Tour!

Scholastic Tournaments

Since May 29, 2021, the Club has offered these 43 U.S. Chess Federation & FIDE tournaments
Since January 1, 2022, we have run 11 International tournaments
Players join the United States Chess Federation out of our need to find stronger competition and a desire to improve our game.  Were we happy to play the fellow next door for Mountain Dew and Firehouse Sub cheddar beef brisket sandwiches, we would have never joined the United States Chess Federation. We know how to give Boise players a real payday, without leaving home.

Numbers to the right indicate seats remaining for each event.

May 28-29, 2022: Vinny’s! Favorite Movie (first one with the correct answer plays for free) – 12

June 4-5, 2022: Mali the Mensa Beagle – 12

June 11-12, 2022: Alset Electric Chess Tournament – 12

June 18-19, 2022: Lakeside Chess Masters – 12

June 21-26, 2022: 1st Annual North American Chess Cup for Children with Disabilities

June 25-26, 2022: Solar Power Queens Rule – 12

July 2-3, 2022: Chess Nuts Roasting in the Summer – 12

July 9-10, 2022: Time to Think – 12

July 16-17, 2022: Tâm trí của những máy tính vĩ đại (Minds of the Great Calculators) – 12
July 23-24 2022: …the Stronger You Get! – 12
July 30-31, 2022: Hang a Piece Oops – 12
August 6-7, 2022: Rooks Rule, Pawns Push – 12
August 13-14, 2022: Chandra’s Prickly Pawns – 12
August 20-21, 2022: Ce Russe Impossible (that Impossible Russian) – 12
August 27-28, 2022: Sneeuq Backwards – 12
September 3-4, 2022: Vinny’s Appetizer! – 12
September 10-11, 2022: Can You Beat George? – 12
September 17-18, 2022: Classic Corky Chess – 12
September 24-25, 2022: Genise Wynell Memorial – 12
October 1-2, 2022: Did You Say Check? – 12
October 8-10, 2022: Enjoy the ICA’s Norman Friedman Memorial

Past Idaho Chess Association Tournaments that were posted here

October 15-16, 2022: I Heard that Pawn Drop! – 12
October 22-23, 2022: Los Coches – 12
October 29-30, 2022: Wonders of Blunders – 12
November 5-6, 2022: Wellington Served Rare – 12
November 12-13, 2022: Potato Pushers – 12
November 19-20, 2022: Burkshire Estates – 12
November 26-27, 2022: Battle of Boise – 12
December 3-4, 2022: Corky’s Box of Christmas Cookies – 12
December 10-11, 2022: Fishing for FIDE – 12
December 16-18, 2022: MexInsurance.com FIDE Open – 12
January 1-2, 2023: Chandra’s Nasty Knights – 12
January 7-8, 2023: White’s next four moves? – 12
January 14-15, 2023: Celestial Dragon? But isn’t it… – 12
January 21-22, 2023: NO VINNY! That’s a Mountain Lion! – 12

January 28-29, 2023: Help? No…he came for permission… – 12
February 4-5, 2023: For you, I’ll make an exception… – 12
February 11-12, 2023: Saving Throw? They’re the next door down… – 12
February 18-20, 2023: Enjoy the ICA’s 2023 Idaho Closed

Past Idaho Chess Association Tournaments that were posted here
February 25-26, 2023: Don’t ask, you’ll sleep better tonight – 12
March 4-5, 2023: I’m playing the Sicilian, what are you playing? – 12
March 11-12, 2023: How many 1400s to change a light blub? – 12
March 18-19, 2023: Yippee ki-yay – 12
March 25-26, 2023: I Would Never Do That… … …? – 12
April 1-2, 2023: Khan Noonien Singh – 12
April 8-9, 2023: Closed for Easter
April 15-16, 2023: The Forbin Project – 12
April 22-23, 2023: Make My Day – 12
April 29-30, 2023: I Didn’t See That Coming – 12
May 5-7, 2023: Join me for the Sheridan, Wyoming, FIDE Open
May 13-14, 2023: The Red Headed Dragon – 12
May 20-21, 2023: Grimm, It’s a way of Life – 12
May 27-28, 2023: Open Channel D, Please – 12
June 3-4, 2023: Vinny!…Explain it to him – 12
June 10-11, 2023: Sleeping with the fishes – 12
June 17-18, 2023: Where did that GM come from?! – 12
June 24-25, 2023: Vinny! What big teeth you have! – 12
July 1-2, 2023: さようなら名誉ある敵 Goodbye Honorable Opponents – 12
July 8-9, 2023: Rooks and Rickshaws – 12
July 15-16, 2023: Vinny’s Main Course – 12
July 22-23, 2023: Reputation of His Enemies – 12
July 29-30, 2023: Турнир в Бойсе, Айдахо (Tournament in Boise, Idaho) – 12
August 5-6, 2023: Boise Humidity – 12
August 12-13, 2023: Mom’s Checkmate – 12
August 19-20, 2023: 범 상어 Tiger Shark – 12
August 26-27, 2023: Akbar the Great – 12
September 2-3, 2023: Windows Open – 12
September 9-10, 2023: Boise Wide Open – 12
September 16-17, 2023: Mother’s Open Mindedness – 12
September 23-24, 2023: Dad’s Write me a check, Mate Open – 12
September 30 – October 1, 2023: Boise Dentist’s Open Wider – 12
October 7-9, 2023: Enjoy the ICA’s Norman Friedman Memorial

Past Idaho Chess Association Tournaments that were posted here

October 14-15, 2023: Drain Closed Open – 12
October 21-22, 2023: Lesser of Two Evils Open – 12
October 28-29, 2023: The Door’s Open – 12
November 4-5, 2023: I Am Open – 12
November 10-12, 2023: Buck Teeth Open – 12
November 18-19, 2023: We Are Open For Chess – 12
November 25-26, 2023: Blue Monkey Chess Tournament – 12
December 2-3, 2023: Lundy Brothers Chess Lover’s – 12
December 9-10, 2023: Refrigerator Open – 12
December 16-17, 2023: Welcome to I-da-ho, ho, ho – 12
December 30-31, 2023: Tha, Tha, That’s All Folks – 12

January 6-7, 2024: A Frosty Root Beer Float – 12

January 13-14, 2024: レモングラス Lemongrass Open – 12

January 20-21, 2024: Корзина для закусок Snack Basket – 12

January 28-29, 2024: Il pratico invito a distanza The Handy Remote – 12

February 2-3, 2024: Porte de voiture ouverte (Open Car Door) – 12

February 10-11, 2024: 进入,木龙年 Enter The Year of the Wood Dragon – 12

February 17-19, 2024: Enjoy the ICA’s 2024 Idaho Closed

Past Idaho Chess Association Tournaments that were posted here

February 24-25, 2024: Todo por el Zorro  All for Zorro – 12

March 2-3, 2024: Franklin Matriculates Loyola “Mate in Four” – 12

March 9-10, 2024: Stake Me to an Ant Farm! – 12

March 16-17 2024: Lake Jennings FIDE Open – 12

March 23-24, 2024: Little People Checkmate Too – 12

March 30-31 Closed for Easter

April 6-7, 2024: Sharknado! – 12

April 13-14, 2024: Vinny’s Dessert – 12

April 20-21, 2024: Boxers aren’t just Dogs – 12

April 27-28, 2024: You’re not…Sergey? – 12

May 4-5, 2024: Potatoes and Pawns – 12

May 11-12, 2024: Treasure Valley Chess – 12

May 18-19, 2024: The Situation Adumbrates – 12

May 25-26, 2024: An Ambivalent Dichotomy – 12

June 1-2, 2024: Your Pawns are, … Negotiable! -12

June 8-9, 2024: We are on the Horns of a Dilemma – 12

June 15-16, 2024: Kondo Kuk EDIF – 12

June 22-23, 2024: Great White Shark – 12

June 29-30, 2024: Chandra’s Loot Box – 12

July 6-7, 2024: We Play Chess Weakly – 12

July 13-14, 2024: Some Live and Some Die – 12

July 20-21, 2024: Chandra’s Crown – 12

July, 27-28, 2024: Tilted Towers – 12

August 3-4, 2024: Is esan Connor a ’chinnidh Hopkins (He is Connor of the clan Hopkins) – 12

August 10-11, 2024: Lakeside Thinker’s FIDE – 12

August 10-11, 2024: あなたがあなたの時計を始めるかもしれない名誉ある敵 Honorable Opponents, you may start your clocks – 12

August 17-18, 2024: Chuck, Wishes You Luck! – 12

August 24-25, 2024: Vinny! Don’t Eat Him – 12

August 31- September 1, 2024: Chandra’s Killer Queen – 12

September 7-8, 2024: Some Fish, are…Sharks! – 12

September 14-15, 2024: ¡Jaque mate en 16! (Checkmate in 16!) – 12

September 21-22, 2024: The Raptors – 12

September 28-29, 2024: Vanguard – 12

October 5-6, 2024: Climb the Peak – 12

October 12-14, 2024: Enjoy the ICA’s Norman Friedman Memorial

Past Idaho Chess Association Tournaments that were posted here

October 19-20, 2024: An Offer He Can Not Refuse – 12

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