Pretoria Chess Club – Pretoria Skaakklub

The best chess since 1889 / Die beste skaak sedert 1889

About Us

If u enjoy chess, this is the club for you.

We are a social chess club, but take our chess seriously. The place where friends meet, new friendships start, where anyone can play a game of chess, be it a friendly or serious match.

The club caters for beginners to masters, young and old. So if you’re a Patzer or a Novice, there will be a place for you.

Need coaching? We have a Chess Academy to help any aspiring player.

Turning 130 in 2019, the club has many traditions and events that make it stand out from the rest. The Club Championship tournament was first played in 1923 and is still being played to date.

The club opens every Wednesday at 19:00 and stay open till late.

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Membership

Champions

Year Program 2019

FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME

99
Years Old
99
Games of Chess
99
Current Members
99
ONE LOVE: CHESS

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Latest News

Friday Puzzle
March 15, 2019
White to play. Find the best continuation.
Lecture on Computer Chess
March 12, 2019
On Wednesday 6 March 2019 Fred Senekal gave a lecture on Computer Chess. The lecture covered the history of computer chess, topics such as opening books and e...
New Website
March 12, 2019
The Pretoria Chess Club has a brand new website. We will be posting new content to the website weekly and encourage our members to visit the website often. ...