• BayAreaChess

    Special Circumstances Accomodations


    At BayAreaChess we are committed to accomodating the needs of all our players regardless of their circumstances and abilities. We encourage EVERYONE to PLAY CHESS!
    Just let us know how we can make it happen, and provide the best circumstances for you!

  • Location Accessibility

    Most of our tournament locations are wheelchair accessible. They include our San Jose office, the Marriotts and other Hotels, Santa Clara Convention Center, and other venues. For a specific location, please contact us to double check, and we would love to help you!

    Contact us if you have any questions.

    Tournaments with Services offered

    At any tournament will can have special circumstances support staff avaible upon request.

    Please contact us 20 days prior of event so we can arrange for our special support staff.

    What we can do to help/ What you can do to prepare

    We are open to offer services during the tournament for

    Someone to read off the position of the board, help maintain a scoresheet, press clock and play dictated moves.

    Physically disabled:
    Someone to play Dictated moves, or help maintain a scoresheet

    American Sign Language Coordinator

    ADHD or sensitivity issues
    Quiet space available for Relaxation and calming down

    Quiet space availble for Relaxation and calming down

    Staff to keep track of players and checking on them as well as notifying opponents of their circumstances

    We will provide information regarding cleaning products for each location and ensure the playing space is not contaminated with allergens

    Anything we missed?Let us know!

    Safety Protocol

    Description will be coming shortly of our routine safety protocol and evacuation processes.
    Please, contact us in case any questions.


    Small sites - Large sites - Huge Sites
    Evacuation Process

    For Adults
    Small sites - Large sites - Huge Sites
    Evacuation Process


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