• Club / Organization Advisor:

    Ms. Junus


    Advisor Email:



    Advisor Phone:

    908-889-8288 X613

Chess Club

  • Welcome to UCVTS Chess Club 2023-2024! 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: Alex Hu

    Vice-President: Brian Pareja

    Secretary: Max DePaul

    Treasurer: Bryan Ly

    Fund Raising 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 2023-2024 using the join code  dwphvxx

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

    1.  World Amateur and US East - held during the President's 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 the directions to join.

     *** The chess club meeting will be on  Wednesday after school from 3-5 p.m. in room 802***  The first club meeting will be posted in Google Classroom after the District Club Fair which will be held on Friday, September 15, 2023,  periods 5 &6 outside the QUAD.***

    As a means of fundraising, we sell pizza during club meetings.

    2 pizza slices + a drink = $6

    Gourmet cookies/brownies = $1 each

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