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 – pcc special event!

Summer Chess Lectures – June 29, July 6 and July 13!

Three 2-hour lectures each Wednesday night, 7pm-9pm!  FM Gabriel Petesch will be the lecturer!  Cost is just $10 per lecture, or $25 for all three!  Click here for a flyer!


Next Tuesday night tournament:

July 12 - August 9. 24th Wild Card Open. 

5-SS. G/120d5. Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5604 Solway St. Suite 209, Pittsburgh PA 15217-1270. EF: $30 postmarked by 7/5, $35 at site, $5 discount to PCC members. $$ (460 b/25): $150-100-80-60-40-30. 1st prize based on tournament record. 2nd-6th prizes based on best poker hands. Win gets 2 cards, draw gets 1 card, upset win or draw of more than 100 points gets 1 bonus card. Reg 6 - 6:45pm. Rds 7pm each Tuesday. Requests for ½ point byes must be made by round 3. Info:412-421-1881, Ent: Pittsburgh Chess Club, Attn: Wild Card Open, 5604 Solway St. Suite 209, Pittsburgh PA 15217-1270. Checks payable to Pittsburgh CC. W. 



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.



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.


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