We are the Premier Chess Club in South Miami. We have become the best chess facility in Florida by taking a multi-level approach to promoting the game of chess.

We are a chess community where players of all skill levels and abilities, from beginner to expert are welcome to participate in tournaments, attend lectures, private lessons and more.


Pinecrest Valentine Open

Saturday February 15th

Sections: Open, U1800, U1300, U600

Min. Rating of 1600 for Open

4 Rounds (Dual Rated) - G/40; + 10

5 Rounds (U1300, U600) - G/25 + 10

Sections may be combined,

for pairing purposes only, if necessary

Tournament Fee: $20 - if paid before

Thursday Feb 13th, $30 after.

Players that register on-site after 10:00am

will get a 1/2 point bye for Round 1.

Open Section Prizes

1st $100 (Trophy), 2nd $75 3rd $50 

U1800 Section Prizes

1st Place $75 2nd Place $50 3rd Place $25 (Trophies)

U1300 & U600 Section Prizes

Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place

Location: Evelyn Greer Park, Leslie Bowe Hall

8200 SW 124th St, Pinecrest, FL 33156

Tournament Schedule

1st Rd: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM (1st & 2nd Rd for G/25)

Lunch 12:10 PM- 12:45 PM

2nd Rd: 12:45 PM - 2:25 PM 3rd Rd: 2:25 PM - 4:05 PM 

4th Rd: 4:05 PM -5:45 PM

For more information visit www.southmiamichessclub.com

Email: southmiamicc@gmail.com or call (786) 226-5514


Pinecrest Gardens Meetup

South Miami Chess Club hosts its weekly Meetup at the Pinecrest Gardens Public Library.


Thursdays from 6PM to 7:30PM.


Address: 5835 SW 111th St, Pinecrest, FL


For more information email southmiamicc@gmail.com or Call Diego Milla at (786) 226-5514

Tea & Poets Blitz

Sunday - January 26th

We are partnering with Tea & Poets to host our

102nd Blitz Tournament Sunday Jan 26th

7 Rounds (Blitz Rated) - 3 min w/ 2 sec increment
Tournament Fee: $15
(If paid via Paypal before Jan 24th, $20 after)




Sections: Open (Limited to 20 players)
70% of Entry Fees Paid out in Cash Prizes
1st Prize 40% 2nd Prize 20%

Under 2000 1st Prize 30% 2nd Prize 10%

Blitz: 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: 5701 Sunset Dr #126, South Miami, FL 33143


Current USCF membership is required for players in all sections. Membership registrations will be available on-site or you can register online by clicking here.


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