For the September 7, 2012 meeting, the first general meeting of the 2012-2013 academic year, 12 students showed up. They paired up to play casual games, renew acquaintances, and meet new members. Dr. Alexey Root announced the October 13 Scott Watson Memorial Chess Tournament, November 16 visit to UT Dallas and Dallas Chess Club, Bronco night/Open House (including possible T-shirt sales), and the on-going Monday night chess club (North Branch Library).

Secretary William Root announced that he is continuing to teach chess lessons on Sundays at the North Branch Library. Chess Club sponsor Fred Mueller was applauded for securing vans from the DHS principal for the October 13 and November 16 trips.