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Seattle Chess Club

Update! The club is reopening for limited events at a new temporary location, 7212 Woodlawn Ave NE at the Orlov Chess Academy, beginning on Monday June 14, 2021, 7-10:30 p.m., for casual chess. A capacity limit and other restrictions apply.
Address See note above.
City Seattle, WA
Contact Fred Kleist or John Selsky (President & Outreach Coordinator),
Phone (206) 242-7076
Meeting Times Wed, Fri beginning at 7 PM (may vary during reopening)
Website or Facebook page
Activities (may vary after reopening)
  • Casual play at Seattle Chess Club every Wednesday evening from 7:00 p.m. All levels welcome.

  • SCC Fridays. The typical Friday fare is one round of an ongoing tournament (free to SCC members, no prizes) played at a rate of 40/90 followed by 30/60. The exceptions are the G/15 Championship, the Firecracker Quads (G/25), the Workingman’s Quads (G/25), and the SCC Championship (35/100, 25/60). In addition, the two Championships offer prizes and have entry fees. Casual play also possible.

  • See calendar or NWC magazine ad for weekend tournaments.