Welcome to the Seattle Chess Club

Send an email to administrator@seattlechess.club to request to join our mailing list or join our discord server.

For membership dues and donations via PayPal see our Membership and Donations Page.

Currently scheduled in-person events at our temporary location 7212 Woodlawn Ave. NE, Seattle (Green Lake premises) :

  • Casual Chess Mondays: Must sign up via email as we have limited capacity! (administrator@seattlechess.club) Play with whoever is there. Chat during and between games. Come and go as you like. Hours:¬†7:00-10:30pm. No fee, vaccination and masks required.
  • Rated Tournament Game Fridays: Must sign up via email as we have limited capacity! (administrator@seattlechess.club) Start time: 8:00pm sharp; please arrive by 7:45pm and check in with the TD to be paired. Time control: 40 moves in 90 minutes, with an additional 60 minutes every 30 moves. Opponents assigned by tournament director; sets, clocks and score sheets provided by the club.
  • Saturday Quads (August 14th): Three rated tournament games at 10am, 2:15pm, 6:30pm. 4-player sections determined by rating. Time control: Game 120, 5sec. delay. Fee: $9 (paid-up SCC members) or $16 (non-SCC members). Prizes: free entry to next quad. Register in person on Mon. or Fri. evening or by mail (2420 S. 137th St., Seattle, WA 98168) Online registration coming soon, in the meantime send an email to administrator@seattlechess.club.
  • Sunday Tornado (August 22nd): More info soon
  • Simul with CM Viktor Mikhalevsk (August 9th): Viktor will offer a short lecture, then club members and friends will have a simul. Time and location: 7:30pm (please arrive by 7:15) at 7212 Greenwood Ave. NE, Seattle. Cost: $30 for paid-up SCC members, $40 for others. Limited to 14 players. Sign up by emailing¬†administrator@seattlechess.club Pay through donation tab on our website, or in person on Mondays and Fridays, or by check to SCC August Simul, 2420 S. 137th St., Seattle, WA 98168.

Currently scheduled US Chess rated online events on chess.com co-hosted by the Washington Chess Federation:

Currently scheduled free online events on lichess.org, see our team page here: https://lichess.org/team/the-seattle-chess-club

  • Wednesday Rapid Arena at 7:00pm-9:30pm: Time control is 10+10 and the tournament is in the arena format which allows joining and leaving at any time between games. See our team page to apply to join the team, and a link to the tournament will be on that page, usually a few hours prior to the tournament start.
  • Sunday Classical Arena at 7:00pm-10:30pm: Time control is 20+20 and the tournament is in the arena format which allows joining and leaving at any time between games. See our team page to apply to join the team, and a link to the tournament will be on that page, usually a few hours prior to the tournament start.