Southport Chess Club provides a friendly and supportive environment for chess players of all ages: the Senior Section of the club has members ranging in age from 16 to 80+, and the very active Junior Section caters for children of age 7 years and upwards. New members are always welcome.

Southport Chess Club  currently meets every Tuesday evening in the Conservative Club, Bath Street. The Junior Section commences at 6pm and the Senior Section runs between 7:30pm and 10:30pm.

In the Senior Section of the club you can partake in friendly games against other members with a broad range of ability. Competitions are held throughout the year ranging from one-night Lightning or Blitz tournaments through to all-against-all competitions running over several months.

 We have  two  teams in the Merseyside League and we also compete in Merseyside Cup and Lightning Competitions.

 If you are interested in playing Chess on a friendly or competitive basis, just turn up to the Club any Tuesday evening to give it a try. You can attend for three times before deciding to become a Club member.

In the Junior Section of the club structured tuition is provided to develop the chess skills and competences of the members, who also participate in friendly games and competitive tournaments.

 We have a team in the Merseyside Junior League, some Junior members play in the Senior teams and we also compete in other tournaments in the region.

 The Junior Club is also a a Learning Destination for the Children’s University.

  To find out more about the Junior Section click on the tab in the menu bar above.
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Recent Announcements

  • Christmas Closure  The last club meeting of 2016 will be on Tuesday 20th December. There is no meeting on Tuesday 27th. The first meeting in the New Year will be ...
    Posted 19 Dec 2016, 12:02 by Kevin Walsh
  • Junior Chess Update  Karl Nadin, our Junior Club organiser, has provided the following  update on the progress of the Junior team.  Southport Juniors played three matches In the MCA Junior League on Saturday ...
    Posted 28 Nov 2016, 03:36 by Kevin Walsh
  • Resounding win against Hoylake   On Thursday 3rd November, Southport 2 travelled to Hoylake and achieved an emphatic 5-1 victory over Hoylake 3 in Division 4 of the Merseyside Chess League:Hoylake 3 ...
    Posted 14 Nov 2016, 12:00 by Kevin Walsh
  • New Venue for Southport Chess Club  From the 19th July onwards the Chess Club will meet at a new venue - the Conservative Club, 20 Bath St, Southport PR9 0DA   This is a very convenient town centre ...
    Posted 24 Jun 2016, 10:23 by Kevin Walsh
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