The 2012 UMBC Chess Championship will be held March 2–3, 2013 in the Commons Building (3rd floor). For more information, see the event flyer..
UMBC tied for 1st place at 2012 Pan-Am in Princeton..
September 15–16, 2012
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(Commons, 3rd Floor)
UMBC ties with UTD for 2nd at Final Four of College Chess.
Members of UMBC's World Champion Chess Team discuss the latest chess tournament run by the team last weekend..
UMBC is a mid-sized, public research
university offering bachelorï¿½s,
masterï¿½s and doctoral degrees.
UMBC combines the emphasis on
teaching found at the best liberal
arts colleges with the innovation
of a research university, offering
nationally recognized programs in
the arts, sciences, engineering,
technology, policy and the
UMBC competes in major intercollegiate chess tournaments including the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship (held December 27-30) and the Presidentï¿½s Cup (held in early April). UMBC has won (or tied for first place) a record nine times at the Pan-Am and a record six times at the Presidentï¿½s Cup. UMBC hosts two open tournaments each year: the UMBC Championship in September, and the UMBC Open in February or March. Team and Club members engage in community service through chess.