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Mechanics' Institute remains closed during the extended Shelter in Place order. In the meantime, we have numerous resources available online including financial databases, eAudiobooks, chess tournaments, group meetings, and more. We have links to these and answers to some of the more common questions regarding the Institute's closure here.

Schedule of Daily Activities

The Club is open for casual play from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on weekdays and from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on weekends.

Day Event Time
Monday Monday Night Rapid 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday Nick de Firmian's Lecture

Tuesday Night Marathon
5:15 pm - 6:25 pm

6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday Wednesday Night Blitz



Adult Beginner Chess Class with GM Nick de Firmian

Online Class with FM Paul Whitehead
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
(except every first Wednesday: 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm)

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday FM Paul Whitehead Chess Class

Young Professionals' Happy Hour
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday    
Weekend Saturday: Beginner and Intermediate Class

Sunday: Ewelina Krubnik's Class for Women

Saturday or Sunday: Scholastic Swiss
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Upcoming Events

2020

October 2020 Tuesday Night Marathon Online  — October 6 to October 27  — Register Here
Mechanics' Quads Online #3  — October 15 to October 29  — Register Here
Monday Night Rapid - Oct 2020  — October 26  — Registration coming soon.
November Tuesday Night Marathon Online  — November 10 to November 24  — Register Here
Monday Night Rapid - Nov 2020  — November 30  — Registration coming soon.
December 2020 Tuesday Night Marathon Online  — December 1 to December 22  — Registration coming soon.
Monday Night Rapid - Dec 2020  — December 28  — Registration coming soon.
IM Vincent McCambridge Tournament (G/60) - Postponed  — December 31  — Registration coming soon.
2020 CalChess Senior State Championship - Postponed  — December 31  — Registration coming soon.
2020 San Francisco Scholastic Championship - Postponed  — December 31  — Registration coming soon.
Think, Move, Play - Postponed  — December 31  — Registration coming soon.

2021