About GBCA




The Green Bay Chess Association was incorporated on October 16, 2000, and is incorporated as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. Our mission is to teach people, young and old, about the game of chess as a means of improving intellectual abilities, social skills, and the quality of  life. The Association cooperates with chess clubs, schools, and other groups and institutions throughout Wisconsin in teaching chess and conducting tournaments.


Our main chess club meeting is in the Warpinski Community Center every Thursday, 7:00 - 10:00 PM at  the 515 South Monroe Street in Green Bay WI. We also meet the first Monday of each month at Barnes & Noble at 2498 S. Oneida St. in Green Bay, WI. from 7:00 - 9:00 PM. Our club has a conduct policy in place. We ask that you be respectful of the parents and children of our club. Please use polite language and discuss appropriate topics. The Green Bay Chess Club thanks you for your cooperation. 


Our main site is the Warpinski Community Center building at 515 South Monroe Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54301. The site is just north of Mason Street near the corner of Monroe and Chicago Streets. We are located right across from the A&W Restaurant on Monroe. Please park in the parking lot behind the building. Use the entrance off of South QuincyStreet. Please enter the building from the back entrance from the parking lot.


 Current Officers of the Association

  • President - Luke Ludwig
  • Vice President - Kelly Borman
  • Treasurer - Doug Younkle
  • Secretary - Tim Bogenschutz
  • Members at Large - Lee Smith and Andy Sulskis
  • Exioficio member - Nathaan Schaan
  • Webdesigner - Tim Bogenschutz


  • Members of the Green Bay Chess Association have conducted the Green Bay Scholastic Chess Championships annually since 1998.
  •  We have donated over 40 chess sets to 17 schools in Brown County, and are planning moredonations in the future.
  •  We provide educational materials to teachers and parents assisting those who want to start chess clubs in their schools.