Club Classes

Take a look at our upcoming schedule for club classes. Members can signup in the Membership Portal. More information on classes can be found in the event page or in our Education FAQ.

Schedule Updates:

  • Happy Mother's Day to all the moms! We have postponed May 12 club classes to Sunday, May 19.

2024 Summer Chess Camp I

The Pittsburgh Chess Club 5869 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

Our chess summer camp is a great way for new students to learn the game of chess and for experienced students to deepen their understanding. Our instructors will provide daily lessons, puzzles, and games to help guide students through each session. Each camper receives a Summer Chess Camp T-shirt and a tournament-style chess set.

Summer Beginner 101 – Junior Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Our Beginner class will provide the student with a better idea of what to aim for when they play. Basic goals, fundamental concepts, simple tactics and techniques are the focus. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our beginner classes are free for members who are […]

Summer Advanced Beginner 110 Lessons – Junior Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Solving short problems, improving endgame skills, ability to visualize ahead, and analyze positions. Discussion of strategic principles and an introduction to commonly played openings along with the ideas behind them are the main topics in this class. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our advanced […]

Summer Beginner 101 – General Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Our Beginner class will provide the student with a better idea of what to aim for when they play. Basic goals, fundamental concepts, simple tactics and techniques are the focus. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our beginner classes are free for members who are […]

Summer Advanced Beginner 110 Lessons – General Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Solving short problems, improving endgame skills, ability to visualize ahead, and analyze positions. Discussion of strategic principles and an introduction to commonly played openings along with the ideas behind them are the main topics in this class. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our advanced […]

Summer Beginner 101 – Junior Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Our Beginner class will provide the student with a better idea of what to aim for when they play. Basic goals, fundamental concepts, simple tactics and techniques are the focus. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our beginner classes are free for members who are […]

Summer Advanced Beginner 110 Lessons – Junior Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Solving short problems, improving endgame skills, ability to visualize ahead, and analyze positions. Discussion of strategic principles and an introduction to commonly played openings along with the ideas behind them are the main topics in this class. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our advanced […]

Summer Beginner 101 – General Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Our Beginner class will provide the student with a better idea of what to aim for when they play. Basic goals, fundamental concepts, simple tactics and techniques are the focus. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our beginner classes are free for members who are […]

Summer Advanced Beginner 110 Lessons – General Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Solving short problems, improving endgame skills, ability to visualize ahead, and analyze positions. Discussion of strategic principles and an introduction to commonly played openings along with the ideas behind them are the main topics in this class. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our advanced […]

Summer Beginner 101 – Junior Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Our Beginner class will provide the student with a better idea of what to aim for when they play. Basic goals, fundamental concepts, simple tactics and techniques are the focus. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our beginner classes are free for members who are […]

Summer Advanced Beginner 110 Lessons – Junior Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Solving short problems, improving endgame skills, ability to visualize ahead, and analyze positions. Discussion of strategic principles and an introduction to commonly played openings along with the ideas behind them are the main topics in this class. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our advanced […]

Summer Beginner 101 – General Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Our Beginner class will provide the student with a better idea of what to aim for when they play. Basic goals, fundamental concepts, simple tactics and techniques are the focus. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our beginner classes are free for members who are […]

Summer Advanced Beginner 110 Lessons – General Section

Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA

Solving short problems, improving endgame skills, ability to visualize ahead, and analyze positions. Discussion of strategic principles and an introduction to commonly played openings along with the ideas behind them are the main topics in this class. Carefully selected positions are introduced, and students are prompted to work through the tactics in class. Our advanced […]

2024 Summer Chess Camp I

The Pittsburgh Chess Club 5869 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

Our chess summer camp is a great way for new students to learn the game of chess and for experienced students to deepen their understanding. Our instructors will provide daily lessons, puzzles, and games to help guide students through each session. Each camper receives a Summer Chess Camp T-shirt and a tournament-style chess set.

2024 Summer Chess Camp I

The Pittsburgh Chess Club 5869 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

Our chess summer camp is a great way for new students to learn the game of chess and for experienced students to deepen their understanding. Our instructors will provide daily lessons, puzzles, and games to help guide students through each session. Each camper receives a Summer Chess Camp T-shirt and a tournament-style chess set.

2024 Summer Chess Camp I

The Pittsburgh Chess Club 5869 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

Our chess summer camp is a great way for new students to learn the game of chess and for experienced students to deepen their understanding. Our instructors will provide daily lessons, puzzles, and games to help guide students through each session. Each camper receives a Summer Chess Camp T-shirt and a tournament-style chess set.

Chess Week

In 2018, the Allegheny County Council declared October 1-8 Chess Week. The designation of Chess Week not only recognizes the important role of chess education in our community, but it also recognizes the efforts from our local chess clubs, leagues, and coaches. This week should aim to improve friendly harmony among everyone in our community, […]

National Chess Day

National Chess Day is recognized on the second Saturday of October, giving us a great opportunity each year to give special recognition to a game that generates challenge, intellectual stimulation and enjoyment for citizens of all ages.

Chess Week

In 2018, the Allegheny County Council declared October 1-8 Chess Week. The designation of Chess Week not only recognizes the important role of chess education in our community, but it also recognizes the efforts from our local chess clubs, leagues, and coaches. This week should aim to improve friendly harmony among everyone in our community, […]

National Chess Day

National Chess Day is recognized on the second Saturday of October, giving us a great opportunity each year to give special recognition to a game that generates challenge, intellectual stimulation and enjoyment for citizens of all ages.

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