Chess at the Library

long live the king chess club

MPL’s Long Live the King Chess Club is proud to present its free virtual chess games and activities for the community. All club games are offered through 

To play:

1) Create a free account on

2) Under clubs, search for Memphis Public Libraries Chess and click join.

3) After you have joined the club, you can participate in the scheduled online events. Upcoming dates are shown on this page.

4) Click on a particular date to access the special link for that day’s event. At that day and time, follow that link to join. Link will appear a week before the game day.

more chess resources

Check out this Chess for Beginners OverDrive/Libby magazine. It is always available.

Check out these books from the library to learn more about chess. Place them on hold and pick them up from your local Library.