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.

The Senior Section of the club meets every Monday night from 7.30pm to 10.30pm in the Southport Railway Club.

Here 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 are two Senior 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 Monday evening to give it a try. You can attend for three times before deciding to become a Club member.

The Junior Section of the club meets on Monday nights during term-time from 6.30pm to 8.30pm in the Leyland Road Methodist Church Hall

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 two Junior teams in the Merseyside League and we also compete in other tournaments in the region.

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