The SIR Chess sessions are now held weekly.  More chess and more fun!  Here is the schedule for each month.

First and third weeks – Wednesdays, 10:00 am to noon.

Second and fourth weeks – Fridays, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.

We play in the Game Room in the Pleasant Hill Senior Center, 233 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA 92523. 

Please join us to learn and have fun with chess.  Regardless of your knowledge and skill, we look forward to seeing you.  Each month, we have two great opportunities to challenge our brains and improve our knowledge of this great game.
The PH Senior Center serves lunch beginning at 11:30 am. 
Lunch is only $5 for residents and $7 for non-residents.
Upcoming dates:

Friday, January 10
Wednesday, January 15
Friday, January 24
Wednesday, January 29
Feel free to bring a friend. Beginners are welcome!  We share chess tips as part of our group learning of the game. Remember to bring your chess boards!

Chess is a wonderful board game of strategy and skill that has been played worldwide for centuries. The SIR Chess group will gather semi-monthly to continue this tradition by pairing off for several games each session. 

For more information, contact Steve Schramm (

The costs are minimal.  Beginning in 2020, players must join the Pleasant Hill Senior Center.  The annual cost for all Senior Center activities is only $20.  In addition, some players choose to purchase their own chess sets and books on chess.

Contact Steve Schramm if you would like to play (  If you own a chess set, please bring it to our events.  See you there!  

1/04/2020  SES