London Chess

Chess clubs for adults and children of all ages in North, South, East, West, Central London, beginners to tournament players. Club venues, school holiday camps, courses & tuition, tournaments, leagues, news and events. Also online chess playing for kids, with resources for teachers and parents.

    Kings Head Chess Club
    London's most exciting and friendly, central pub-based chess club. Welcome players of all strengths and nationalities from woodpusher to GM, whether for a night or a season.
    Wargrave Arms, Crawford Place

    Barnet Chess Club
    The Club meets every Monday evening.
    Barnet High Street

    English Chess Federation
    Comnprehensive source of information for clubs, officials and players.
    TN33 0YD
    01424 775222

    The London Chess League
    Information on leagues, fixtures, results, clubs, venues, rules and notes.
    TW1 2BU
    020 8891 1739

    Metropolitan Chess Club
    One of the oldest clubs in London, it was founded in 1890. Over 60 members and welcomes new members of all abilities. Teams play in both the London and Middlesex Leagues.
    City of London

    Streatham & Brixton Chess Club
    A friendly south London club with teams in the London, Surrey and Croydon Leagues. For social games we also meet at the Woodfield Grove Tennis Club on the first Tuesday of each month during the chess season (October to April.)
    SW16 1LR

    Little Heath, Brookmans Park and Potters Bar Chess Club
    A junior-orientated club with a strong adult section. The club meets twice a week and runs thee teams in the Herts League.
    Potters Bar
    01707 642027

    Internet Chess Club
    Founded in 1995 as one of the first premium gaming sites on the internet, the ICC now has more members, Grandmasters, volunteers and more loyalty from members than any other classical game service on the internet.

    London Deaf Chess Club
    This website is aimed at everyone who is deaf, hard of hearing or deafened with an interest in chess.
    Crystal Palace
    SE20 8DN
    020 8659 9903

    Hertfordshire Chess
    Covers all aspects of junior and senior chess. Club venues, contacts, tournaments, league, results, news and events.
    01763 250833

    Chess & Bridge Ltd
    One of the largest specialised games mail order companies in the World. A large range of classical games together with secure shopping will give choice coupled with peace of mind
    369, Euston Road
    NW1 3AR
    020 7388 2404

    Barnet Knights Chess Club
    Barnet's Junior Chess Club meets in West Finchley on Monday evenings. All welcome from beginners to champions, ages 5 to 15.
    Moss Hall Junior School
    N3 1NR

    Hampstead Junior Chess Club
    For children aged 5-12 years. Meets on Monday evenings during term time. Organises tournaments and termly championships. Parental help welcome.
    All Hallows Church
    020 7485 8902

    chessKIDS academy
    How to play chess: free online chess lessons for kids. Play against the computer. Chess resources for teachers and parents

    Hackney Chess Club
    Thriving chess club in Hackney.

    Richmond Junior Chess Club
    Organizes chess clubs, tournaments and coaching for children in West and South West London. Panel of chess tutors who are available for both private and school tuition.
    020 8898 0362

    Dulwich Chess Club
    New and exciting chess club in south east London. Formed just a few years ago the club has been a remarkable success. If you are a beginner, want to improve your chess, play league chess, casual chess or any kind of chess, come along.
    Dulwich Village
    SE21 7BJ

    Junior Chess in Surrey
    Website dedicated to junior chess players and clubs in Surrey.

    Wallace Chess
    Wallace Chess Ltd runs holiday chess camps & Rookies clubs fortnightly in Central London, Swiss Cottage and Baker St. Chess workshops & chess clubs for schools in addition to private coaching. They email information about upcoming events.
    Baker Street - Swiss Cottage
    07879 655581

    West London Chess Club
    Founded in 1893 and caters for players of all types and abilities. 1st teams play in the Middlesex and London Leagues, others play friendly or 'blitz' games every Wednesday, juniors meet on saturday mornings.
    07768 940789

    The London Junior Chess Championships
    Titles are awarded for seven age groups, Under 8,10,12,14, 16,18 and 21. To play in the Under 8,10 or 12 Finals you must first qualify, either via a qualifying tournament or by grade. Qualification is not required for the older age groups.

    Morley Chess Club
    One of the most active chess clubs in the United Kingdom and maintains an excellent dedicated facility in London.
    Morley College
    SE1 7HT
    020 7609 2016