The Pittsburgh Chess Club

Wightman Building

5604 Solway St., Suite 209

412 421 1881

Pitsburgh, pa, 15217

Welcome to the Pittsburgh Chess Club! The PCC has roots going back to the early 1900s, and remains committed to serving the needs of chess players in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. We have one of the largest chess libraries you'll ever see. We also have a large supply of chess equipment. Refreshments are available.

Regular hours: Wednesdays 1:00-9:30pm. Saturdays 2:00-5:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm.

Rated Tournaments: Tuesdays and some weekends.

Youth classes with Jerry Meyers:


coming up – pcc special event!

Summer Chess Lectures – June 29, July 6 and July 13!

Three 2-hour lectures each Wednesday night, 7pm-9pm!  FM Gabriel Petesch will be the lecturer!  Cost is just $10 per lecture, or $25 for all three!  Click here for a flyer!


Upcoming Tournament Flyers


Wild Card Open (in progress!)

Allegheny Chess Congress (7/16)

Pittsburgh Summer Open (8/27-28)

Fred Sorensen Memorial (starts 9/13)

Gateway Open (11/12)

Robert P. Smith Memorial (starts 11/15)

Bomberault Memorial (12/11 – details soon!)


Please note:  The Pittsburgh Chess Club reserves the right to require use of a carbonless duplicate scoresheet (to be furnished by the PCC) in any PCC tournament game, and to mandate submission of one copy of that scoresheet by each player to the PCC.  This authority is granted by US Chess Rule 15G.  This will usually be limited to the top 1-2 boards in the top section of a tournament during the last 1-2 rounds.



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