The Markowski

The classic Markowski, in honor of Alina Markowski started January 4th. This is the club's qualifying event for the club & reserve championship tournaments. 

Join this event in round 4 on Wednesday January 25, 2017 @ 7:00 at the club's temporary Wednesday location: 1717 Morena Boulavard 92110. This is a seven round event. Get two half point byes.

Gambito Location Schedule

Jan 28 - Rancho Bernardo

Feb 4 - Rancho Bernardo

Gambito Alternate Locations

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

We still do not have a specific date on which the park location will reopen. Wednesday program continues at its temporary location.

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

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Mid December Walk-Through


Club Facility Temporary Closure: The Balboa Park location at 6th & Ivy is temporarily closed so the City can improve the facility. Check this website for updates on the facility's status.

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: 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. Its temporary location is 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.

Registration and Hot Topics

Site Registration Process: 

Get periodic 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.

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