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 12:00-9:30pm.

Rated Tournaments: Tuesdays and some weekends.

*NEW* Monthly Saturday Blitz tournament: 4 PM, (usually) on the 3nd Saturday of each month. [Mar 21st]
Monthly Time-Odds Blitz tournament: 4 PM on the 2nd Saturday of each month. [Mar 14th]

Youth classes with Jerry Meyers: youthchess.net


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coming up

Melih Ozbek (2124 USCF) is giving a simultaneous exhibition on January 30 at 3 pm at Pittsburgh Chess Club. Please email profjohnbarroso@gmail.com to sign up.

Born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1985, Melih has been playing chess since he was 5. He's pursuing a PhD in physics at Carnegie Mellon University. He's attended many tournaments at the Pittsburgh Chess Club since he came to the US in 2010, and he won three tournaments past year. He is also one of our tournament directors and a board member.

12th William J. Browne

Memorial Quads

Saturday, January 23, 2016

At the Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5604 Solway Street,

Suite 209, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

THREE ROUND QUADS – GAME/60, d5

ROUNDS: 11AM - 1:30 PM - 4 PM

Sections: 4 players per section, grouped by similar rating.

No 1/2 point byes

Entry Fee: Regular $17 at site, early $12 postmarked by 1/19 or at the PCC by 1/20, $2 discount to PCC members.

Registration: 10 - 10:45 AM on 1/23.

Prizes: $30 to first in each quad.

Entries to: Pittsburgh Chess Club, Attn: Browne Memorial, 5604 Solway Street,

Suite 209, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. Make checks payable to Pittsburgh Chess Club.

(Refunds of entry fees must be requested before start of first round, and will be mailed.)

Info: 412-421-1881 or pccinfo@pittsburghcc.org

NO SMOKING - NO COMPUTERS - WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

Already started, but players may enter late with 1/2 pt. byes for missed rounds:

TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE PCC

76th Pittsburgh Chess Club Championship

January 12 - February 16, 2016

 

SIX ROUND SWISS - ONE SECTION - GAME 120, d5

ROUNDS 7PM EACH TUESDAY

Entry Fee: $20 Regular registration, $15 postmarked by Friday, 1/08, or brought to the club by Saturday, 1/09. PCC membership required.

Registration: 6 - 6:45 PM on 1/12. Half-point byes available any round, no limit. Requests for the last round (6) must be made by the start of round 5.

Prize: 1st place receives a one year PCC membership extension and the title of 2016 Pittsburgh Chess Club Champion.

Biggest Upset Prize – entry to any PCC tournament, not just Tuesdays, up to $35.

Entries to: Pittsburgh Chess Club, Attn: Championship, 5604 Solway Street, Suite 209, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. Make checks payable to Pittsburgh Chess Club. (Refunds of entry fees must be requested before start of first round, and will be mailed.)

Info: 412-421-1881 or pccinfo@pittsburghcc.org

NO SMOKING - NO COMPUTERS - WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

results

The 36TH ABEL BOMBERAULT MEMORIAL was held at the Pittsburgh Chess Club on Saturday, 2015-12-12, and trophies were earned by -

Section 1 - CHAMPIONSHIP

NABIL FELIACHI, 1st, 3.5/4
JOHNSON MOORE, 2nd, 3.0
SAIRAM SUBRAMANIAN GOPAL, U2000, 2.5

Section 2 - RESERVE

CLARENCE DENT JR, 1st, 4.0/4
RAYMOND GALEZA, 2nd (tie), 2.0
THOMAS J KNAPP, U1600 (tie), 2.0
JASMINE RUTH TUSTIN, U1400 (tie), 2.0
KARL ALEXANDER WADE JR, U1200 (tie), 2.0
RAMZY FELIACHI, U1000, 1.0

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