The Pittsburgh Chess Club
Wightman Building 5604 Solway St., Suite 209 412 421 1881
Pitsburgh, pa, 15217

Regular hours: Wednesdays 1:00-9:30pm. Saturdays 12:00-9:30pm. 

[Note: The club WILL be open this Thanksgiving weekend, Sat 11/29/2014. Please come join us!]

Rated Tournaments: Tuesdays and some weekends.

*NEW* Monthly Saturday Blitz tournament: 4 PM, (usually) on the 3nd Saturday of each month. [Dec 20, Jan 24, Feb 21]
Monthly Time-Odds Blitz tournament: 4 PM on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Youth classes with Jerry Meyers:


coming up
  • Saturday, December 13. 35th Abel Bomberault Memorial. 4-SS. G/60, d5. EF: $20 postmarked by 12/10, $25 at site, $4 extra to play up a section, $3 discount to PCC members. 2 sections: Championship, open to those rated 1800 and up: Trophies to 1st, 2nd, U2000.Reserve, open to U1800: Trophies to 1st, 2nd, U1600, U1400, U1200/Unrated. Reg 9-9:45am. Rds 10am - 12:30pm - 3pm - 5:30pm.
  • Tuesday Nights: November 04 - December 09. 18th Robert P. Smith Memorial. 6-SS. GAME/120, d/5. Rounds 7PM each Tuesday. EF: $30 pmd. by 10/29, $35 after. $5 less to PCC members. Reg: 6-6:45pm on 11/04. Prizes: $535 guaranteed! 1st $150, 2nd $130, U2000 $95, U1850 $75, U1650 50, U1400/unr $35. Requested 1/2 pt. byes available any round, limit by rating. Biggest upset wins an entry to a future PCC tournament (up to $35).  NO SMOKING - NO COMPUTERS - WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

The 16th Fred Sorensen Memorial has finished. The Crosstable is here:

The prize winners were:

Kevin Carl,               5.5/6, 1st,                        $170
Sairam Subramanian Gopal, 4.5,   2nd,                        $130
Michael Healy,            4.0,   under 1950,                  $95
Yisrael Isaacson,         3.5,   under 1750,                  $75
Alexander Sax,            3.0,   under 1600,                  $45
Steven O'Connor,          3.0,   under 1600,(and under 1450), $45

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.