The Pittsburgh Chess Club


Wightman Building

5604 Solway St., Suite 209

412 421 1881

Pittsburgh, pa, 15217


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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 for purchase.

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

Club is open some Friday nights, depending on steward availability.  Call for details.

Rated Tournaments: Tuesdays and some weekends.

Youth classes with Jerry Meyers: youthchess.net

Download a PCC membership form, mail it in, and join the fun today!


coming up – pcc special events!

Gabriel Petesch's simultaneous exhibition is on February 17!

PCC Winter Lecture Series – new Friday night schedule starts Jan. 20!

Get ready for Gabriel Petesch’s Positional Pattern Recognition Crash Course!  Learn how to recognize and exploit common positional patterns and motifs from one of PA’s strongest players!  Download the flyer here!

 

Upcoming Tournament Flyers

 

PCC Championship (starts 1/17)

William J. Browne Memorial (1/14)

Metropolitan Open (2/25)

Byland Memorial (starts 3/7)

Golden Triangle (4/22)

Abrams Memorial (starts 5/16)

Thompson Memorial (6/17)

Wild Card Open (starts 7/18)

 

Entering a tournament?  No problem.

Download our entry form, complete it, and remit it with your entry.  Done!

 

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.

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Name

Title

Term Ends

Jerry Meyers

President

2019

Melih Ozbek

Vice President

2018

James Szurek

Treasurer

2018

John Barroso

Secretary

2019

Alexander Shabalov

2018

Bob Atwell

2018

Greg Galanter

2017

Peter Jansen

2017

Ben Johnson

2017

Paul Lucarelli

2017

Gabe Petesch

2019

Steve Plato

2019

Boyd Reed

2018

Mike Stephen

2019

John Surlow

2017

 

 

 

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