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About us

  • York Chess Club welcomes both newcomers and established players for either social evening chess or the opportunity to play in local league and competitions

  • Our thriving Junior section meets weekly for coaching, games and analysis and offers the opportunity to enter local junior only congresses and competitions for novices up to county players

Club Night

  • The club meets every Wednesday from 7:30 pm in Guppy's Enterprise Club for social chess

  • We also run club competitions throughout the year

  • If you are coming for the first time, let us know and we'll make sure there is someone to greet you

League Chess

  • Three teams (two adult and one junior) take part in the York and District midweek league

  • Four teams compete in the Yorkshire Saturday league

  • Many of our adult and junior plays represent Yorkshire in the county championships

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