Children's Museum

10 am–5 pm Daily

Let's Play Chess Outside

Featured Programs & Events

July 15, 2018

Join the Queen's Gambit Chess Institute outside on the checkered tables to learn everything you need to know about playing chess! Whether you are a first timer or an expert player, you can enjoy learning about the game from these chess experts. Discover new strategies, learn the names of all the pieces, and checkout different sets, including a Pittsburgh themed set!

All ages and abilities welcome!

The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute is a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching chess to the community, ensuring every child has the necessary opportunities and tools to learn the game through a 21st-century approach and promoting, sharing, and encouraging the educational and social benefits of playing chess. In partnership with the Pittsburgh city government, Pittsburgh Public Schools, and other educational organizations, Queen’s Gambit seeks to make city a portable classroom for chess. Queen’s Gambit was founded on the belief that chess provides relevant, engaging, and equitable learning experiences that can remodel how youth learn and grow.