Liverpool 1 are Merseyside Champions 2020!
Liverpool win the Merseyside Division 1 Chess league for the first time since 1986 stretching their lead as the most successful club in the history of the competition.
Welcome to our club!
A warm welcome to chess players of all standards
History of club and its players from foundation in 1837Club History
Fixtures and Results
Teams latest tables, results and fixtures. CLICK HEREFixtures and Results
Chess Club for ages 7-17 every Tuesday from 6pmJunior Chess
Liverpool v Manchester
The 100 year old rivalry between the 2 cities re-ignited in 2018. The Centenary match took place in 1965Liverpool v Manchester
LIverpool Congress 2017
Liverpool Chess Club and Signature Living hosted the English Rapidplay Chess Congress 2017 at the famous Liverpool Cunard Building in September 2017. Read what happened here!LIverpool Congress 2017
Dave Welch - Obituary
Liverpool Chess Legend Dave Welch sadly passed away peacefully on Saturday 9th November 2019Dave Welch - Obituary
Developing Your Game
We encourage players of all ages and standards to have fun playing chess and improve
Mentors will coach individuals on particular styles of play
See the club internal ladder and table latest standings, results and fixtures
Previous years Ladder and Table winners/runners up are listed
We have special events including simultaneous displays
Grandmasters and International masters visit the club and challenge members
Joining The Club
Come along Tuesday at 7.30pm
Liverpool Chess Club Overview
Liverpool Chess club today is thriving in the heart of Liverpool at our home in The Vines Public house on Lime Street in the centre of Liverpool which is a tremendous venue in terms of location, vibrance and its perfect atmosphere for playing chess. In 2018/19 season we will have five teams represented in all Divisions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the Merseyside Chess Association leagues and Liverpool Juniors who won the first Merseyside Junior League from May 2017 will play in the Junior League
The Club was founded on 15th December 1837 in the Lyceum building in Bold Street, the club is one of, if not the oldest existing chess club in England today although a number of other clubs were founded before 1837. In 1892 Liverpool was seen to be the largest chess club in the world with 150 members
New members are very welcome, we are always looking for new members of all standards to join the club so please join us any Tuesday from 7.30pm or from 6pm -7.30pm for Juniors (aged 7-17)
Free coaching is provided for all members of the club, our Senior players of a variety of styles will gladly help you develop your game and the club run Internal competitions all year round to allow all members to challenge for trophies and places in the various club teams
We also have special events for new members, juniors, and simultaneous displays with Grandmasters and International masters visit the club to challenge up to 20 members at once
Liverpool Juniors win Merseyside Division 4 adult league!
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Liverpool 1 are Merseyside Chess Champions once again!
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Liverpool Chess club goes online from 31 March on LiChess
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Liverpool win 4 MCA 2019 Titles and Individual Awards
22nd May Liverpool Chess Club collected a number of team trophies and individual awards at last nights Merseyside Chess…