• Club / Organization Advisor:

    Ms. Junus


    Advisor Email:



    Advisor Phone:

    908-889-8288 X870

Chess Club

  • Welcome to UCVTS Chess Club 2022-2023! Home of the 2022 Top High School Chess Team on the East Coast! 

    Advisor: Khurshid Junus

    Here is the YouTube link to the club fair video: https://youtu.be/sJNKGrSuNPA

    Please read this link:  http://examinedexistence.com/does-playing-chess-make-you-smarter/

    Committee members:

    President: Alexander Hu

    Vice-President: Amelie Chan and Subhornil Mukerjee

    Treasurer/secretary:  Hannah Malko

    Secretary/Media Chairperson: Janina Walberg


      Please register on a free site - chess.com and email your chess ID to ahu@ucvts.org

    Please register in Google classroom under UCVTS CHESS CLUB 2022-2023 using the join code ojr2kur. 

    Normally, our team members play in two big tournaments during the academic year: 

    1.  World Amateur and US East - held during Presidents Day holiday weekend.  

    2.  NJ High School Chess Championship is hosted by UCVTS Chess club and USCF (United States Chess Federation).  

    If you want to play in the above two tournaments, you must become a United States Chess Federation member.

    Go to the link: www.uschess.org and follow directions to join.

     *** This year chess club meet will be on either Monday or Wednesday after school from 3-5 p.m. in room 802***  The first club meet will be posted in Google Classroom after the District Club Fair which will be held on Friday, September 16th, periods 5 &6 in the quad.***

    As a means of fundraising, we sell Pizza during club meet.

    2 pizza slices + a drink = $6 

    Gourmet cookies = $1 each

    If you have any questions, send an email to kjunus@ucvts.org and/or ahu@ucvts.org