Your support will assist us in fulfilling our mission to create a strong and vibrant chess community in the midlands of South Carolina. Funds go directly to purchasing equipment, hosting lectures, operating tournaments, community outreach events, and other activities designed to sustain the club and grow chess in our community.
If you have any questions about donating to the Columbia Chess Club, see our FAQs.
Recognizing those giving over $1,000 in any year.
Lawrence Constance (2022)
Recognizing those giving $500-999 in any year.
Recognizing those giving $250-499 in any year.
Austin Stinecipher (2022)
Recognizing those giving $100-249 in any year.
Austin Stinecipher (2023)
John Brown (2022)
Prasun Saha (2022)
Recognizing those giving up to $100 in any year.
Janet Cox (2023)
John Brandmair (2022)
Larry James (2022)
Chad Macgargle (2023)
Cynthia McCullough (2022, 2023)
Mykael Quiñones (2022)
Dianne Richards, in memory of Lawrence Constance (2022)
Lendel Robinson (2022)
Ryan Stutz (2023)
Stanley Sun (2022)
Sharon Taylor, in memory of Lawrence Constance (2022)
Thomas Thorla (2022)
You are welcome to donate any amount or items you choose. To specially recognize your support of the Columbia Chess Club, we will list your name and the year of your donation in one of the following categories:
Morphy Donor: $1000 and above
Capablanca Donor: $500-999
Botvinnik Donor: $250-499
Vera Menchik Donor: $100-249
Patron: Under $100
Unfortunately, no. The Columbia Chess club is a small group of volunteers and is currently without the resources required to organize as a 501(c)(3) and qualify under IRS rules, but we aspire to address this issue as we grow.
Absolutely. We list our donors as a thank you for their support, but if you prefer your name not to be listed on our donations page, just let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes. Checks can be mailed payable to the "Columbia Chess Club LLC" at the following address: 214 Wilton Hill Rd., Columbia, SC 29212
Yes. If you have chess literature, equipment such as sets or clocks, or some other item you think would be of use to the Club, please reach out to us at email@example.com.