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!


New PCC Board for 2017

 

At the annual membership meeting on October 14, the following members were elected to terms expiring in the indicated year:  Ben Johnson (2018), Ashley Priore (2020), Isaac Steincamp (2020), Bruce Leverett (2020), Boyd Reed (2020) and Paul Cantalupo (2020).

 

The officers for 2017-2018 are:  Boyd Reed (president), Melih Ozbek (Vice President), Jim Szurek (Treasurer) and Ashley Priore (Secretary).

 

The PCC thanks John Barroso for his work as Secretary.  The PCC also thanks John Surlow and Peter Jansen for their long and dedicated service to the Club as Board members.


 

2017 PCC Blitz Championship – Congratulations to NM Eigen Wang!

 

In honor of National Chess Day, PCC held its 2017 PCC Blitz Championship on October 14.  This was a fun Double Elimination event.

 

Ten players participated.  NM Eigen Wang (right, above) won the winners’ bracket, while Evan Park (left, above) rebounded from an early loss to win five straight matches and earn his spot in the final.  Evan needed to win twice to take the title, but Eigen squashed that dream with a 2-0 sweep in the first match, claiming the PCC Blitz Champion title for 2017.


Upcoming Tournament Flyers

 

Gateway Open (10/21)

Smith Memorial (starts 11/14)

Bomberault Memorial (12/16)

 

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

Boyd Reed

President

2020

Melih Ozbek

Vice President

2018

James Szurek

Treasurer

2018

Ashley Priore

Secretary

2020

Robert Atwell

2018

Paul Cantalupo

2020

Bruce Leverett

2020

Ben Johnson

2018

Isaac Steincamp

2020

Jerald Meyers

2019

Gabriel Petesch

2019

Stephen Plato

2019

Alexander Shabalov

2018

Michael Stephan

2019

John Barroso

2019

 

 

 

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