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Decatur Public Library Chess Club!

DeWitt, Macon, and Piatt County 4-H Program
Decatur Chess Club with pawns and board
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Decatur Public Library

Checkmate! The DPL 4-H Chess Club is open to youth at any experience level. Sessions will involve instruction on basics and time for youth to play against each other. Children of all ability levels are welcome to learn how to play chess, do some drills, and play against others.

  • General rules
  • How pieces move
  • Strategies
  • How to get checkmate
  • Then play chess!

DPL Chess Club will be held on the first and third Saturday of each month starting January 20. You may attend as many dates as you would like. 

  • January 20
  • February 3, February 17
  • March 2, March 16
  • April 6, April 20

Youth ages 5 to 18 are welcome to participate
There is no fee for this program

*4-H Membership is not required but encouraged.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact