Potomac Youth Chess League (PYCL)

The U.S. Chess Center is pleased to offer a new, upcoming season of the Potomac Youth Chess League (PYCL), the middle school chess league we ran from 1997 through 2010.  The league is open to all interested middle schools in the Washington Metropolitan Area.  The 2023-2024 season will kickoff in October 2023.

Schools that are interested in participating should contact us at:  ms-league@chessctr.org

  • Any middle school in the DC metro area may field a team.
  • Matches will be played Saturday afternoons at 4:30 pm ET on lichess.org.  The schedule, when announced, will be published below.
  • Teams are four players, not necessarily the same four each match, all registered students in their schools in grades 5-8.
2023-24 Schedule of Rounds & Results
Participating Schools
Previous League Champions