Maine's Newest Chess Club: VFW Post 4298 Dexter

02.18.17 Learning of the many benefits of chess for seniors and veterans, the Commander of the Shirley B. Carter VFW Post 4298 in Dexter, Maine, David Iverson, reached out to for support, advice, and technical assistance in establishing a chess club at the Post. The club has come into being and meets at the VFW Post at 20 Cedar Street in Dexter on Friday nights from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more information see our Clubs page or contact David directly at

Gayle French makes a move in her game vs Bill French at the newly established VFW Post 4298 Shirley B. Carter Chess Club in Dexter, Maine.

Jerry Kelly (left) and David Iverson play a game on the Friday, February 18th meeting of the club.

Kudos to Commander David Iverson for his leadership, energy, and service to the community in recognizing the many positive effects chess can have on veterans.


David is playing the Grob with the black pieces ?!

A new opening for a new club .

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