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MACA Venues: Maps and Directions  
Massachusetts:
Billerica
  MACA: Map and Direction
Billerica Chess Club [ print map and directions ]

Address: 248 Boston Rd., Billerica, MA 01862 - Point to Point Driving Direction

Boston
  MACA: Map and Direction
Fleet Boston Headquarters Cafeteria [ print map and directions ]

Address: 100 Federal St, Boston, MA 02110 - Point to Point Driving Direction

"T" stop at South Station, Red Line. (Parking Garage on 240 Devonshire St.) Parking: Street parking available on Sunday morning. Parking garage available across street at 240 Devonshire, parallel to Federal Street.

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Jamaica Plain Community Center (English High School) [ print map and directions ]

Address: 144 McBride Street, Boston, MA 02130 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • By T from Forest Hills Station: follow Washington Street towards downtown Boston to McBride Street.
  • By T from Downtown Crossing: take the Orange Line train to Green Street station. Walk along Amory Street away from downtown Boston to McBride Street.
  • By bus from Dudley Station: take Forest Hills bus (Rte. 42) to McBride Street.
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BU Chess Club [ print map and driections ]

Address: Boston University George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, 02215 - Point to Point Driving Direction

    By MBTA
    • Green Line B to Boston University Central Stop
    • Cross Street to side of Marsh Plaza (chapel & statue)
    • Turn left and continue walking until the Sherman Union (Fleet sign)
    • Enter through double doors
    • Signs will be posted inside building for directions to the student center lounge on the lower level.

    Driving ------(from the West)
    • Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit 18 (Cambridge/Allston).
    • Pay toll, then follow signs for Cambridge to the first set of lights.
    • Turn right at the lights (do not cross over the bridge/Charles River) and travel on Soldiers Field Road/Storrow
    • Drive to the second Boston University exit, Kenmore Square.
    • Drive straight and turn right onto Commonwealth Ave.
    • The George Sherman Union is at 775 Commonwealth, just before the BU bridge.

    Driving -----(from the North)
    • Travel south on Route 93 to Storrow Drive exit.
    • Go west on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square exit (a left exit from Storrow).
    • Bear right on the exit ramp for Commonwealth Ave.
    • The George Sherman Union is at 775 Commonwealth, just before the BU bridge.

    Driving --(from the South)
    • Take Route 93/3 north to Storrow Drive exit.
    • Go west on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square exit ( a left exit from Storrow).
    • Bear right on the exit ramp for Commonwealth Avenue.
    • The George Sherman Union is at 775 Commonwealth, just before the BU bridge.

    Parking
    • All day parking for $6 is available in the BU parking lot across the street (i.e. across University Road) or at metered parking on Commonwealth Ave.
Dedham
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Cavendish Club [ print map and directions ]

Address: 606 Washington St, Dedham MA 02026 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • 606 Washington St. [Dedham Plaza rear], Dedham, MA 02026 [I-95 / Rte 128, Exit 15A to Providence Hwy. (Rte 1), immediate left on Elm st., right on Washington St. to plaza entrance]
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Noble and Greenough School [ print map and directions ]

Address: 10 Campus Drive, Dedham MA 02026 - Point to Point Driving Direction

TRAVELING SOUTH ON RT.128 (US 95)

  • Take Exit 18 (Great Plain Avenue)
  • At end of ramp, turn right.
  • Continue one mile and bear right at St. Susanna's Church onto Pine St.
  • Continue 1/4 mile to the school entrance which is on the right.
TRAVELING NORTH ON RT.128 (US 95)
  • Take Exit 16
  • Take Rt. 109 toward Dedham.
  • Follow 109 to second traffic light and turn left onto Pine St. School entrance is the first left turn.
TRAVELING ON RT. 1/THE VFW PARKWAY (either way)
  • Turn onto Rt. 109 West.
  • Turn right at second traffic light onto Pine St.
  • School entrance is the first left turn.
Everett
  MACA: Map and Direction
Parlin Memorial Library [ print map and directions ]

Address: 410 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149-3427

  • Broadway is also Rt. 99 and the Library is the large yellow brick building in Everett Square. Bus routes 104 and 109 run from Sullivan Station.
Fitchburg
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Wachusett Chess Club [ print map and directions ]

Address: Fitchburg State College, McKay Campus Building, 67 Rindge Road, C-Block, Room C179, Fitchburg, MA 01420 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • I-495 to Rt-117W exit (Exit 27) toward Bolton
  • Trun Slight Right onto Seven Bridge Rd/MA-117.
  • Merge onto I-190N toward Rt-2/Fitchburg, take Rt-2W exit (Exit 8A) toward Fitchburg
  • Take Rt-12 N (Exit 31B)to Fitchburg
  • Continue on N Main St. for 3 miles, bear right at Day St
  • Trun Right at Pearl St
  • Bear left at North St for 0.4 mile and continue onto Rindge Rd.
Foxboro
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The Sage School [ print map and directions ]

Address: 171 Mechanic Street, Foxboro, MA 02035 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • From the North: Take Route 95 south to exit 8 (Mechanic Street). At end of ramp take a right. School is about a quarter mile on the left, look for a blue sign.
  • From the South: Take Route 95 north to exit 8 (South Main Street). At end of ramp take a left. School is about a half mile on the left, look for a blue sign.
Lowell
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Double Tree Hotel [ print map and directions ]

Address: 50 Warren Street, Lowell, MA 01852, tel: 978-452-1200 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • From Logan Airport, take route 93 North to Exit 44B (495 South), follow 495 South to exit 35C/Lowell Connector.
  • At the end of the Lowell Connector, take left onto Gorham St.
  • Go through three sets of lights, take a right onto Church Street, take next left on Geroge St. - the hotel will be in front of you .
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Greater Lowell Boys and Girls Club [ print map and directions ]

Address: 657 Middlesex Street, Lowell, MA 01852, tel: 978-458-4526 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • From South, Merge onto US-3 N via exit number 32A of I-95 toward LOWELL/NASHUA N.H..
  • Take the exit- exit number 30N- toward I-495 N/LOWELL/LAWRENCE.
  • Merge onto LOWELL CONNECTOR N.
  • Merge onto MA-3A N/THORNDIKE ST via exit number 5N.
  • Take the RT-3A N ramp. Stay straight to go onto MA-3A N.
  • Enter next roundabout and take 1st exit onto MIDDLESEX ST.
Malden
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Irish American Club [ print map and directions ]

Address: 177 West Street, Malden MA 02148

  • Exit 29 off I-93 going North onto Rt. 28 (Fellsway), go straight by strip mall on left CVS, Boston Market, Dunkin Donuts, (Wellington Circle), keep going till you reach Devir Park (Large Soccer Field) on your right, this is right after a set of lights Medford St. with Rigano's service station on corner turn right onto Emerald to West St.
  • Can also be reached by taking Exit 32 onto Rt.60 traveling east to Rt 28 and at set of lights turn right heading south to Central Ave and turn left, set of lights this will be a U turn and go north, Rigano's service station on corner
Marlborough
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Courtyard Marriott - Marlborough [ print map and directions ]

Address: 75 Felton St., Marlborough, MA 01752 Tel: 508-480-0015 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • Take I-495 to US-20 W/LAKESIDE AVE via exit number 24B toward NORTHBORO.
  • Turn RIGHT onto FELTON ST.
Milton
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Milton Acadamy [ print map and directions ]

Address: 170 Centre St., Milton, MA 02186 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • From the South or West: Rte. 128 to Rte. 28 [exit ??], North about 3.25 mi. on Rte. 28 then about 0.75 mi. on Randolph Ave. to traffic light at Centre St. Turn left onto Centre and look for tournament sign.
  • From Boston: Southeast expressway to Exit 10 / Adams St., Milton. About 1/2 mi. to Centre St. / Adams St. fork. Take Centre St. [soft left], Go about 1 mi. to traffic light [Randolph Ave.]. Cross intersection and look for tournament sign.
Natick
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MetroWest Chess Club [ print map and directions ]

Address: 117 E. Central St. (Rt. 135), Natick, MA 01760 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • Directions from Mass Pike
    • Mass Pike Exit #13, Route 30 East, Right at first traffic light.
    • Go thru next two lights to Rt. 9 East.
    • Travel 1 mile East on Rt. 9 to Rt. 27 South.
    • Follow the directions below:
  • Directions from Rt. 9
    • Take Rt. 27 South to Natick Center, Left at lights onto Rt. 135.
    • After the first set of lights on 135, you will pass on your right, a small bank, "Nicks" ice-cream and an armory that looks like a Castle.
    • The driveway to the Senior Center is one house beyond the armory on your right.
    • A court house is at the front of the building. Bear to the right around the building and you will see a large sign for the Kennedy Senior Center.
Newton
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Chess Studio on the Hill [ print map and directions ]

Address: 160 Herrick Road, Newton, MA 02459 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • Green Line D to Newton Centre and walk up the hill to the Hebrew College.
  • Driving: Take Beacon Street to Newton Centre, turn onto Union Street, turn onto Herrick Road and follow all the way to the top of the hill.
Northampton
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Florence Civic Center [ print map and directions ]

Address: Rt 9, (9 North Maple St.) Northampton, MA 01060 - Point to Point Driving Direction

Palmer
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Palmer High School [ print map and directions ]

Address: 4105 Main St., Palmer, MA 01069 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • Mass Pike ( I-90 ) to Route 32 Exit #8 towards Palmer/Amherst, Left onto MA 32/Thorndike, Left onto High Street. (Along the way, you will pass by McDonalds, a rug factory, and a cemetary.)
  • High Street becomes Main Street - bear left at island with little store. Road will bell shape around and pass the tennis courts which belong to the high school.
Somerville
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Boylston Chess Club [ print map and directions ]

Address: 240B Elm St., Ste B9, Somerville, MA 02144 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • MBTA: Red Line to Davis Station, turn right and go to Elm Street.
  • Bus#: 88, 90, 99, and 96.
  • Car: Public parking available at Buena Vista Rd and Holland St, just beyond the Movie Theater.
Springfield
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American International College [ print map and directions ]

Address: 1000 State St., Springfield, MA 01109 - Point to Point Driving Direction

Waltham
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Burger King - Waltham [ print map and directions ]

Address: 881 Moody Street, Waltham, MA 02453 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • Moody Street is near West Newton line at the intersection of Crescent and Derby Sts.
  • Exit 25 off Rte 128 (I-95) onto Rte 30 eastbound.
  • Left at Lexington St. (Just past post office) Lexington St. becomes Moody St. in Waltham.
  • From North or East: Take Route 128 South to Exit 26. Follow Route 20 East sign to Main Street. Turn right, at light, to Prospect Street. Prospect Street Turn right at Crescent St. (Just past the bridge over Charles River.) Enter Burger King parking lot at intersection of Crescent and Moody Street.
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Bank of America Waltham Headquarters [ print map and directions ]

Address: 1025 MAIN ST., Waltham, MA 02451 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • Directions from Rte 128 (95) Take Exit 26, Rte 20 toward Waltham. Just after first traffic light, take left at sign directing you to Rte 117/Main Street. Turn right onto Rte 117, Bank of America, #1025 Main is on your left hand side about a mile down. Take second entrance into Fleet (NOT into parking garage) and follow signs for outside visitor parking. Additional parking in lot with green Fleet signs across Prospect Hill Road.
  • Directions from Rte. 90 (Turnpike) Get off at Rte 128 (95) North and follow above directions.
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Waltham Chess Club [ print map and directions ]

Address: 404 Wyman St., Waltham, MA 02451 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • From the South: take Route 128 to Exit 28A (Trapelo Road, Belmont). From the North: take Route 128 to Exit 28A (Trapelo Road, Belmont), at the ramp’s end turn left crossing over Rt. 128.
  • At the first stop light turn right onto Smith St. Continue straight until you see the "404 Wyman Street" sign on your right. Park in the garage. The building entrance in on the ground level next to the garage entrance.
  • Once you have parked You must walk out of the garage and go around to the front door and not try to get in from the garage entrance. The garage and front doors will be locked and you can only get in from the front door. If there is nobody at the desk to let you in, they should be back shortly.
  • Once you are inside the Lobby After they let you in (and sign in) Head down the long hallway and go down the first flight of steps you come to on your left. Continue on that level in the same direction down the hallway and again go down the next flight of steps. As you go down those steps, you will see the entrance of the cafeteria diagonally to your right.
Watertown
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Armenian Cultural Center [ print map and directions ]

Address: 47 Nichols Ave. Watertown, MA 02472-4126

  • Exit 17 off Mass. Pike to Galen St.
  • Go East on Rte. 16 (Mt. Auburn St.) to End of Bigelow Ave
  • Turn right onto Nichols Ave.
  • The center is on the right side at the end of the block. Parking across the stree in the lot or along the street
Wellesley
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Tenacre Country Day School [ print map and directions ]

Address: 78 Benvenue Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • Route 135 (Exit 17 off I-95) and 16 intersect in Wellesley Center at main set of lights (a five way intersection). At this intersection, go left on Grove Street, which is the road to the left of Anderson Jewelers. Follow Grove Street 1-2 miles, (just past Dana Hall School), take a left onto Benvenue Street (on corner there is a white sign with green lettering that says "Tenacre"). The school is the first drive on the left.
Rhode Island:
Cranston
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Cranston-Warwick Chess Club [ print map and directions ]

Address: Garden City Center, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston, RI 02920 - Point to Point Driving Direction

Providence
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Burger King - Providence [ print map and directions ]

Address: 280 Broad Street - Providence, RI 02907 - Point to Point Driving Direction

  • Broad Street is located behind Classical High and Central High School. If traveling north on I-95, take exit 21 off I-95 Broadway exit. Take a left at first set of lights and and a left at the at the next set off lights onto Service Road. If traveling south on I-95 take exit 21 (Atwells Ave exit) Go across Atwells onto Service Road . Service Road goes south parallel to I-95. Take a right onto Broad Street which is a 1/4 mile down the road. Burger King on your left, two blocks down the road.
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Rhode Island College [ print map and directions ]

Address: Mann Hall, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave, Provindence, RI 02908

  • Take I-95 to the CHARLES ST. exit (exit 23) toward RI-16 N.
  • Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto RI-246 N/CHARLES ST.
  • Turn LEFT onto ADMIRAL ST.
  • Turn LEFT onto WHIPPLE ST.
  • Turn RIGHT onto RI-7/DOUGLAS AVE.
  • Turn LEFT onto EATON ST.
  • Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto US-44/SMITH ST.
  • Turn LEFT onto LENNON ST.
  • Turn LEFT onto MT PLEASANT AVE.
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