The RA Chess Club meets Thursdays at 7:30 at the RA Center in Ottawa, 2451 Riverside Drive.

The RA Chess Club Championship will be held over seven rounds from January 19 through March 2, 2017. It is the longest continuous club championship in Canada, dating back to the early 1950s. The winner will earn the Ken Winterton Trophy, and $500 prize, courtesy of Gordon Ritchie. It is open to all members of the RA Chess Club.