Club Tournaments

Fred Sorensen, hard at work directing yet another PCC tournament, in February of 1962.

Fred Sorensen, hard at work directing yet another PCC tournament, in February of 1962.

Upcoming Tournaments

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, …

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Event Series Fred Sorensen Memorial

25th Fred Sorensen Memorial

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

The Pittsburgh Chess Club is proud to host our 25th Fred Sorensen Memorial. Schedule and Location Tournament Rounds: Tuesdays, 6:30PM EST, September 5 - October 10, 2023. Location: The Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave., 2nd Fl, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 Tournament Format Prizes Eligibility Byes Tournament Rules Fair Play Contact Registration Advance Entries

$40 – $55
Event Series Fred Sorensen Memorial

25th Fred Sorensen Memorial

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

The Pittsburgh Chess Club is proud to host our 25th Fred Sorensen Memorial. Schedule and Location Tournament Rounds: Tuesdays, 6:30PM EST, September 5 - October 10, 2023. Location: The Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave., 2nd Fl, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 Tournament Format Prizes Eligibility Byes Tournament Rules Fair Play Contact Registration Advance Entries

$40 – $55

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.

43rd Allegheny Chess Congress

Join on us on National Chess Day for our 43rd Allegheny Chess Congress tournament. Schedule and Location Dates: Saturday, October 14, 2023 On-Site Registration: 8AM - 8:45AM Rounds times, all sections: 9AM | 10:30AM | 1PM | 2:30PM | 4PM Awards Ceremony: Shortly after the final game. Location: Levinson B Conference Hall, Jewish Community Center, …

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October Quick Quads

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

Join us for our October Quick Quads.   Schedule and Location Tournament Rounds: Starting Tuesday, 6:30PM, October 17, 2023 Location: The Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217 Capacity: There is a maximum capacity of 32 players. It is recommended to register early. Parking: There are many places to park around Squirrel Hill, …

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$32 – $45

October Blitz

Join us for some Blitz!   Schedule and Location Tournament Rounds: Starting Tuesday, 6:30PM, October 24, 2023 Location: The Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217 Capacity: There is a maximum capacity of 32 players. It is recommended to register early. Parking: There are many places to park around Squirrel Hill, all within …

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Event Series 35th Richard Abrams Memorial

35th Richard Abrams Memorial

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

The Pittsburgh Chess Club is proud to host our 35th Richard Abrams Memorial. Schedule and Location Tournament Rounds: Tuesdays, 6:30PM EST, November 7 - December 12, 2023. Location: The Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave., 2nd Fl, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 Tournament Format Prizes Eligibility Byes Tournament Rules Fair Play Contact Registration Advance Entries

$40 – $55
Event Series 35th Richard Abrams Memorial

35th Richard Abrams Memorial

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

The Pittsburgh Chess Club is proud to host our 35th Richard Abrams Memorial. Schedule and Location Tournament Rounds: Tuesdays, 6:30PM EST, November 7 - December 12, 2023. Location: The Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5869 Forbes Ave., 2nd Fl, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 Tournament Format Prizes Eligibility Byes Tournament Rules Fair Play Contact Registration Advance Entries

$40 – $55

Tournament Results

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