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

The 17th Richard Abrams Memorial is in progress!

Strong field includes 4 players over 2000, led by NM John Ahlborg.  Only one round (of 6) in the books so far – come sign up to join the action!  Check our Facebook page for photos.


Next Tuesday night tournament:

A Heritage Event
May 10 - June 14. 29th Richard Abrams Memorial.
 6-SS. G/120d5. Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5604 Solway St. Suite 209, Pittsburgh PA 15217-1270. EF: $30 postmarked by 5/3, $35 at site, $5 discount to PCC members. $$ (535 b/25): 170-120, U2000 $90, U1800 $70, U1600 $50, U1400/Unrated $35, Biggest Upset $35 PCC gift certificate for future event. Reg 6 - 6:45pm (late arrivals may have to take -bye in Rd 1). Rds 7pm each Tuesday. Requests for -byes must be made by the end of round 3. Info: 412-421-1881, Ent: Pittsburgh Chess Club, C/O Abrams Memorial, 5604 Solway St. Suite 209, Pittsburgh PA 15217-1270. Checks payable to Pittsburgh CC. W.Sponsored & Organized by the Pittsburgh Chess Club.


Next weekend tournament:



Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5604 Solway St Suite 209, Pittsburgh PA 15217.

In 4 Sections Championship: 4SS, G/45, d5, Prizes: Plaques to 1st-

3rd, top U2000. Under 1900: 4SS, G/45, d5, Open to 1899 & under.

Prizes: Plaques to 1st-2nd, top U1700. Under 1500: 4SS, G/45, d5,

Open to 1499 & under. Prizes: Plaques to 1st-2nd, top 1700.

Scholastic: 4SS, G/45, d5, Open to 1099 & under. Open to grades K-

12 rated under 1100. Prizes: Plaques to 1st-4th. Book prize to top

upset. ALL: EF: $25 postmarked by 6/11, $30 after and at site, $5

discount to PCC members. $15 fee to play up a section. Tiebreaks as

specified in US Chess Rule 34E; then Armageddon game if necessary.

Reg: 9:00am-9:45am. Rds: 10:00-11:45-2:15-4:00. Max one 1/2-pt bye;

must be declared before Rd 2 pairings are made. ENT: PCC, c/o

Thompson Memorial, 5604 Solway St Suite 209, Pittsburgh PA 15217.

INFO: PCC, 412-421-1881 W.




Four-way tie for first at Golden Triangle Open!  Congrats to NM Grant Xu, NM Mark Eidemiller, NM Kevin Carl, and Pragnesh Sampat!

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