01 - SVG Chess, Site Section


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    We play in Heicher Hall, a multipurpose room at the Altadena Community Church, 943 East Altadena Drive in Altadena CA 91101. We are open on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Please see our Calendar for a list of events:

    Drive up this driveway just East of the Church:

    Multipurpose room is in the back:

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    Masks are strongly recommended, but not required.

    02 - Blog Section



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    Summer Fun 2 Draws 57 Players

    Summer Fun 2 Draws 57 Players With an undefeated score of 4.5-0.5, top seed Karl Tolentino won clear first place in the SGVCC’s Summer Fun 2 upper section. The 5-round event ended July 18, 2023. .

    2023 Calendar

    Following is a list of our recent and upcoming tournaments: End of Summer07/25/23 – 08/22/23 .

    03 - About Us Section


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    San Gabriel Valley Chess Club meets in Altadena!

    San Gabriel Valley Chess Club (SGVCC) was founded in March of 2020 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the game of chess. We hold tournaments rated by the United States Chess Federation on Tuesday evenings at our Altadena location. On this website you can see our calendar of events, past results, and view news about the Club. Both adults and kids play in the same tournaments and all persons who play must be SGVCC members. But anyone is welcome to drop by and check things out before deciding to join. We also have an area set aside for those who just want to play a casual game of chess. So, whatever your chess interest, we hope to see you soon.