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The club meets at 7:30 on Friday evenings at Manor Park Club, Albert Road North, Malvern WR14 2TL. This is next to the Malvern Hills college.

New players are always welcome.

The club has teams in the first divisions of the Worcester and District League and the Worcester County League.

Malvern Chess Club has a large selection of chess books which are offered for sale to club members and members of other local clubs. Prices are negotiable but will be low. Please contact John Knee at john.knee@malverncollege.org.uk if you are interested. Books for sale.

Contact: John Knee on 01684 565378

Latest News

Ian Clarke drew with Lee Davis in the Club Championship which means that Lee shares the title with Geoff Marchant for the second year in a row. Both players scored 8.5/10 and didn't lose a game. Matthew Jordan finishes third with 6.5/10.

Lee Davis drew with Ian Clarke in the Bennett Cup and goes forward to play Ray Collett in the final. The game can be seen on the games page. Here is a position from the game.

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Headlines from last season 2017-2018

The club finished second in both the County League and the Worcester and District League last season. In both competitions the teams were very competitive in the first half of the season but faded towards the end to finish behind Halesowen in the County League and Redditch in the Worcester and District League.

Matthew Jordan, John Knee, Brian Turner, Leigh Canham, Ian Clarke, Lee Davis and Geoff Marchant all played for the Worcestershire Minor Counties team.

Three Malvern players supported the Bennett Cup with Lee Davis beating Brian Turner in an all Malvern final. After two draws Lee prevailed in the Armageddon game with a second to spare. He wins the trophy for the second time in three years and for the fourth time in total.

Lee continued his excellent form in the Worcestershire Closed Congress where he took the title on tie-break from Steve Mellor of Worcester after both scored 4/5. Lee is now champion of Worcestershire and Herefordshire. Michael Butcher, Ian Clarke and Brian Turner also took part with Brian Turner becoming the Worcester Veteran Champion.

The Club Championship was close and fiercely contested last year. Geoff Marchant and Lee Davis shared the title with 6/8, half a point ahead of Brian Turner.