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:


coming up
  • March 3, 7pm:  SHABALOV LECTURE!  GM Alex Shabalov speaking about the French Advance Variation and discussing participants' questions. Poster.
  • Tuesday Nights: March 10 - April 14. 16th William Byland Memorial.  6-SS. GAME/120, d/5. Rounds 7PM each Tuesday. EF: $30 pmd. by 3/04, $35 after. $5 discount to PCC members. Reg: 6-6:45pm on 3/10. Prizes: $535 guaranteed. 1st: $150, 2nd $130, U2000 $95, U1850: $75, U1700: $50, U1500/unrated: $35. Biggest upset wins an entry to a future PCC tournament (up to $35). 1/2 pt. byes available any round, total number limited by rating, must request last round bye by the start of round 5.  Entries to: Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5604 Solway St., Suite 209, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. Make Checks payable to: Pittsburgh Chess Club. Refunds must be requested before start of the first round and will be mailed.   NO SMOKING - NO COMPUTERS - WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
  • March 14: 4pm: Saturday informal Time-Odds Tournament (2RR quads) EF $2. Prize $6 to quad winners.

  • March 21: 4pm: Saturday informal Blitz Tournament (2RR quads). EF $2. Prize $6 to quad winners.

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