The Shanghai Chess Club

Established 2007; welcomes everyone

Looking for playing the most exciting tournaments on a weekly basis? The Shanghai Chess Club is not just the place for this, we also value our atmosphere of fun and competition. Are you up for this? If you are free on a Thursday evening, you can pop along to our weekly Blitz tournament where challengers are welcomed (and rewarded – with a weekly challengers’ prize). Read on…




Thursday’s at Park Tavern

Shanghai Chess Club deal with Park Tavern 6pm-10pm drinks offer: 20rmb Carlsberg, 30rmb 1664, 30 rmb house spirits with mixer. You are welcome to enter our weekly prize giving Blitz Tournament with a low 30 RMB entry or just play a friendly game on the side. We are pretty approachable here – so just scan the WeChat below and we’ll give you the run down.

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The weekly blitz has a first, second, third and challengers prize with points earned also to go towards the Grand Prix every season. Our Blitz is normally 6 minutes blitz (4 sec increment), Swiss style tournament. Starts at 8pm, with registration beginning at 7:30pm. Please don’t be late! Park Tavern is next to Xuejiahue. 840 Hengshan Lu, near Tianping Lu 衡山路840号 近天平路 Subway: Line 1 and Line 9

Park Tavern Map - Shanghai Chess Club
Park Tavern Map – Shanghai Chess Club



Monday’s at Maya

Maya is located in Shanghai Grand Plaza Club house, in a residential compound on Julu Road in the former French concession. Since 2009 Maya has been regarded as one of Shanghai’s best Mexican restaurants, and the owner is a keen chess player and supporter of the club. He gives over the back room to the chess club every Monday with a range of Chess Club specials available to the players. There is a Chess League here, 300 RMB for 6 round Swiss tournament over 10 weeks.

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Just turn up to any of our regular locations to get a game or follow us on WeChat. 

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