About the Club
The club meets every Thursday at the Royal British Legion, Bull Street, Stratford-upon-Avon from 7:30pm.
The club welcomes both serious minded chess enthusiasts and beginners looking to improve their chess. There are many opportunities for competitive play against other teams in Warwickshire and also nationally at County level, and friendly games against other members.
We have around 20 active club members that range in ability, experience and age. The club plays in the Leamington and District Chess League and various tournaments in Warwickshire. We organise a summer tournament with the opportunity to have some fun games and improve your chess throughout the whole year.
The club hosts a pre-season social evening every year held on the last Thursday in August in which we arrange friendly tournament against neighboring clubs and provide a buffet on the night.
If you wish to find out about club membership you should visit the Membership Details page. If you wish to find out about the club policies, please visit the Club Policies section. For those with a historical interest you might like to learn more about the Club History.
The Royal British Legion is the UK's leading Armed Forces charity and one of its largest membership organisations. Membership is open to everyone, whether they have served in the Armed Forces or not.
For information on how to find us and local parking please visit the how to find us page.
Juniors are very welcome to join the club and participate in all the club's activities. The club take their responsibility for child protection seriously and has a Child Protection Policy which parents and guardians of under 18's and vulnerable people need to familiarise themselves with. The Policy does impose some requirements on the parents/guardians which needs to be adhered too.
Please Note: Although we do not impose age restrictions, the club's venue is predominantly an adult environment and meets at a time in the evening that may be inappropriate for children under the age of 11 year.
The club has a number of administrative roles who are appointed by the membership each year at the Club's AGM.
- Membership Secretary & Data Controller
- Child Protection Officer
- Trophies Officer
- Press Officer
JOIN THE CLUB
We are always looking to welcome new players to the club no matter what your ability.