About Us

Meeting Weekly

  • WHEN: Every Wednesday   
  • WHERE: Slowpokes.
  • LOCATION: 1203 W 34th Houston, TX 77018  (Light at W 34th and Alba)
  • TIME: 6PM to CLOSE 


~Great food, beer, wine, coffee & tea      ~ Killer Tunes Good People Great Chess~ We Just acquired an extensive chess library (over 1100 books cataloged and organized by the late Ronald Pohle) ~ Play is open to all rated and non-rated players of any level ~ USCF rated and non-rated tournaments~  Bring your sets/clocks & be ready to battle!  

Royal Rooks Membership

  • Support local chess and help to build chess fellowship/scholarship
  • Discounted entry fees for our USCF rated tourneys and subsidized entry fees to Grand Prix Events
  • Exclusive use of the Ronald Pohle Library; One volume at a time
  • Explore the Houston Chess Scene; Rooks Traveling Board Team
  • Limited run chess gear designed by players for players


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All levels welcomed and respected

Royal Rooks Chess Club

(281) 844-4139

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