Chess Park

Chess Park is for those looking for a mental workout. Though the level of play is high, and overall tone pretty serious, challengers are always welcome, as are observers.

Chess Park

International Chess Park

South of Muscle Beach along Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica’s International Chess Park features permanent chess tables and a human-size chessboard. Spectators are always welcome; open tables are free for public use.

Settle in and test your skills at one of the built-in chess tables, or watch intense rivalries among the regulars, including some master-level players. 

 

 

Request a 2013-14 Santa Monica Official Visitors Guide