Poole Chess Club

Est. 1999

Read our latest article by Graham Morris (October 29, 2020) Ex-Servicemens request for Covid19 ruling.. Or read more articles

Welcome to Poole Chess Club

This is the official website of Poole Chess Club which is located at the British Legion Club, 66 North Road, BH14 0LY. Tel: 01202 744515.

Club Night

With Covid 19 ruling the waves, we currently meet every week on Friday nights at 7.30pm for social games at the British Legion Club.

Poole Chess has a long history of league and competitive chess, and has a reputation as being a welcoming and friendly arena for all levels of chess players. All chess players are welcome.

We are truly international and currently have five teams in the local B & D Chess leagues and two teams in the Dorset League and three teams in the Bacchus league, an overall total of 10 teams.

Junior Chess at Elstead Hotel, Bournemouth

An Independant Junior club operates weekly at Elstead Hotel every Saturday morning, two one hour sessions from 10 to 11am and 11.30 to 12.30 pm.
All juniors are welcome, from beginners upwards.
For further details look up the website:-

How to Join

Or for Further information about Poole Chess Club contact:-
Eric Sachs – Mobile – 07968 472596 or eric.sachs@btinternet.com
or Ciprian Stanciu Tel 07938 922679 or
Graham Morris  mobile 07913988386


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Wider Area Chess

Check our regional chess website for more information www.dorsetchess.co.uk.


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Recent news

Ex-Servicemens request for Covid19 ruling.

October 29, 2020 by Graham Morris

I’ve had a call from the Ex-Servicemens Club asking all our members that attend the club to play chess on Friday nights, to ensure that they wear masks when not at their tables and to leave the building promptly at 10 o’clock. Apparently, this has been an issue with some of our members, so please […]

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Club updates and news of Fees/Renewals

October 8, 2020 by Eric Sachs

Firstly, I hope all our club members and families are keeping safe and to date I have not heard of any adverse Covid infections from anyone related to chess which is good news. I am really pleased to advise our Friday night club sessions have continued by popular demand  from some of our members, keeping […]

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Friday Club Nights Postponed Due To Latest Govt Guidelines

September 23, 2020 by Eric Sachs

I am sorry to advise we will have to postpone our proposed Friday night club sessions as a result of the latest Covid-19 guidelines. The rule of ‘6’ makes it impossible to arrange over the board games and at the same time for players of similar grades to compete. In view of the increased level […]

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