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: youthchess.net


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  • March 3, 7pm:  SHABALOV LECTURE!  GM Alex Shabalov speaking about the French Advance Variation and discussing participants' questions. Poster.
  • Tuesday Nights: May 12 - June 16. 28th Richard Abrams Memorial.  6-SS. GAME/120, d/5. Rounds 7PM each Tuesday. EF: $30 pmd. by 5/09, $35 after. $5 discount to PCC members. Reg: 6-6:45pm on 5/12. Prizes: $535 guaranteed. 1st: $150, 2nd $130, U2050 $95, U1850: $75, U1600: $50, U1450/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.

    TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE PCC

    28th Richard Abrams Memorial

    May 12-June 16, 2015

    Pittsburgh Chess Club

    5604 Solway Street, Suite 209

    Pittsburgh, PA 15217

    SIX ROUND SWISS, ONE SECTION

    GAME/120, d5
     

    ROUNDS 7PM EACH TUESDAY

    Entry Fee: $30 postmarked by 5/09—$35 thereafter. $5 discount to PCC members

    Registration: 6-6:45pm on 5/12. Half-point byes available all rounds, total number limited by rating, and must be requested by the start of Round 5.

    Prizes: $535 guaranteed!

    1st $150, 2nd $130

    U2050: $90 

    U1850: $70

    U1600: $50
     

    U1450/unrated: $35

      Biggest upset: $35 certificate for a future PCC tournament entry fee

      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 first round and will be mailed.)

  • Information: pccinfo@pittsburghcc.org – 412.421.1881

    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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