Upcoming Tournament Flyers Available

Tournament flyers are now available for the Pacific Southwest Open and the San Diego County Championships on the Resources page. Save the dates !!! 

Playing Schedule

Please note that although the Wednesday night and Friday Jedi Knight programs continue at the club in the park, some of the Gambito schedule continues play at its alternative locations in May.

Gambito Location Schedule

April 29 – San Diego Chess Club
May 6 - San Diego Chess Club 
May 13 - San Diego Chess Club 
May 20 - Rancho Bernardo
May 27 - San Diego Chess Club 

Gambito Alternate Locations

The Gambito has two temporary locations. One is in National City, the other is in Rancho Bernardo. Please see the Gambito playing schedule. 

The Gambito on Saturday March 25th is in Balboa Park.

Addresses of Gambito Temporary Locations:
J B Income Tax
1341 E 8th St., Suite E
National City, CA 91950

The Radisson Hotel
11520 West Bernardo Court
Rancho Bernardo, CA 92129


Club Facility Operating Hours: The Balboa Park location has reopened and playing sessions are at that location (2225 6th Avenue @ Ivy) for the Wednesday (7 PM) and Friday (6:30 PM) Jedi Knights scholastic program. In May, one Saturday Gambito event is at the Rancho Bernardo alternate location. Please see the Gambito playing schedule on this page. The club is only open during scheduled playing sessions.

Wednesday Night: Tournament play is back at the club (in Balboa Park at 6th & Ivy).

Saturday: Although most Gambitos will now be at the club there are two alternate playing sites for the weekly four round rapid Gambito tournament. Those locations and their dates are listed above. Entry fee for most Saturdays is $25 (Including $5 to cover the cost of the room). However, the first Saturday of the month is $30 (the Super Gambito). 

Registration is from 10:00 to 10:25. First round is at 10:30. Call the club's number 619-75-CHESS to register early. 

Friday Night: Jedi Knights is an excellent program for kids. This program meets in Balboa Park and runs from 6:30pm-9:00pm and costs $10 per student per session.

Registration and Hot Topics

Site Registration Process: 

Get periodic event notifications by email. See the Contact Us page for registration process steps. Please feel free to use the membership form on this page to provide us with your contact information. We want to be able to contact you.

See the Calendar page for a complete list of scheduled events. 

See the Resources page for the Wednesday night schedule and selected event details.

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