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 Robert P. Smith Memorial – Round 3

Pittsburgh Chess Club 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

We are proud to host our 27th Robert P. Smith Memorial.  6 Round Swiss, G/90 d5; $295Projected Prize Fund.

$25 – $35

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 […]

Sunday Afternoon Club Hours (Members Only)

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

There is a steward available to open the club for members during this time. Drop by the club for some chess with other members or a good place to read and study.

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 Robert P. Smith Memorial – Round 4

Pittsburgh Chess Club 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

We are proud to host our 27th Robert P. Smith Memorial.  6 Round Swiss, G/90 d5; $295Projected Prize Fund.

International Chess Day

International Chess Day is celebrated annually on July 20th, the day the International Chess Federation was founded, in 1924. The idea to celebrate this day as the international chess day was proposed by UNESCO, and it has been celebrated as such since 1966, after it was established by FIDE

2024 Robert P. Smith Memorial – Round 5

Pittsburgh Chess Club 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

We are proud to host our 27th Robert P. Smith Memorial.  6 Round Swiss, G/90 d5; $295Projected Prize Fund.

2024 Robert P. Smith Memorial – Round 6

Pittsburgh Chess Club 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

We are proud to host our 27th Robert P. Smith Memorial.  6 Round Swiss, G/90 d5; $295Projected Prize Fund.

Event Series Open House

Open House

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

The Pittsburgh Chess Club invites the community to it's open house to meet our members, play a game of chess, and to learn more about the Club. Stop by the club on the first Monday of the month between 6pm-8pm. For more information, contact us via email or phone.

Free

Open House

Pittsburgh Chess Club 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

The Pittsburgh Chess Club invites the community to it’s open house to meet our members, play a game of chess, and to learn more about the Club. Stop by the first Monday of the month between 6pm-8pm.

2024 August Action Quads

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

3R-RR Quads, G/30 d5; $50 1st Place Prize in each Quad.

$25 – $35

2024 August Action Quads

Pittsburgh Chess Club 5869 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

3R-RR Quads, G/30 d5; $50 1st Place Prize in each Quad.

$25 – $35

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 August Blitz

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

4 Rounds Double Swiss, G/5+3; $295 Projected Prize Fund

$25 – $35
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