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Chess & Tech

Come play bughouse, blitz chess, and more with fellow tech workers from around the city each month in the oldest chess club in the United States, home to Grandmasters Sam Shankland and Daniel Naroditsky. Sets, boards & clocks, and light refreshments will be provided. All tech workers are welcome.

For more information contact the Chess Room at


Tech Community Only - Free
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4th Floor Meeting Room
Chess Room - 415-393-0110
Register now by using the form below or calling 415-393-0101.

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