Announcements

Southern California Open 2016: Is September 3rd to 5th at the Town And Country Hotel. $$20,000 PRIZE FUND (100% Guarenteed) 6 Rd Swiss. Two OR Three day schedule. See Flyer on the resources page for additional information.

Club Facility Temporary Closure: The Balboa Park location at 6th & Ivy is temporarily closed so the City can improve the facility. Regretfully, due to the extended facility closure the San Diego County Championships have been cancelled.

You can call the club at 619-75-CHESS and listen to the outgoing phone message in addition to checking this website for updates.

Wednesday Night: Tournament play will continue at the Musician's Association of San Diego County, 1717 Morena Blvd. San Diego, 92110. 

Saturday: The alternate playing site for the weekly four round rapid Gambito tournament is the Consulate Hotel at 2901 Nimitz Blvd. near Rosecrans. 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). 

Underground parking is free and food is nearby. Free Wifi is available. 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 will continue at the Redwood Bridge Club in Balboa Park. 3111 6th Avenue San Diego, CA 92103. This scholastic program runs from 6:30pm-9:00pm and costs $10 per student per session.

Screening of Queen of Katwe

The San Diego chess community has free access to two advanced screenings of this new chess themed Disney film! See the picture, below ...

The two dates are both Wednesdays at 7:00: 


Click one of these dates and then register at seeitfirst© to get a printable ticket for the screening. 

Queen Of Katwe



Registration and Hot Topics

Site Registration Process: Get event notifications by email. See the Contact Us page for registration process steps. 

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

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

New Phone Number

The San Diego Chess Club's new phone number is 619-75-CHESS or 619-752-4377. Please be sure to update your address books and devices.

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