International Chess Park

4.2362 Votes Currently Closed
  • Address: Promenade near Santa Monica Pier, Ocean Front walk, Santa Monica, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
  • Tags: Park, Landmark, Entertainment, Play, Family And Kids

Come and put your grey matter to use at one of the built-in chess tables, or watch intense rivalries among the regulars, including some master-level players. Santa Monica’s International Chess Park has permanent chess tables and boasts of a human-size chessboard.

How to Reach International Chess Park

  • Ocean/Colorado Bus stop

  • The Lobster
  • Pier Burger
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

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  • International Chess Park Address: Promenade near Santa Monica Pier, Ocean Front walk, Santa Monica, United States
  • International Chess Park Timing: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm
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  • 37.95% of people who visit Santa Monica include International Chess Park in their plan

  • 50% of people start their International Chess Park visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see International Chess Park

Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting International Chess Park

People normally club together Mt. Olive Lutheran Church and Santa Monica Pier Aquarium while planning their visit to International Chess Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

International Chess Park Reviews & Ratings

  • We go each year to take part in summer chess tournament...area set up with plated chess boards on each table...bring your own pieces...they have large kid size chess pieces you can play..think you have to rent them out...near bathrooms and where the acrobats go out to show off...can come to pick up a game with the locals.

  • I loved walking all the way from Venice beach to Santa Monica beach.

  • If your gonna be homeless do it here

  • Fun stuff! Like being a kid again...

  • Pretty awesome little area just for chess. I got there in the evening on a Tuesday and no one was there though. Perhaps daytimes and weekends is the best time to go.

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