Bournemouth Chess Club

Kinson Community Centre

Pelhams Park

Millhams Road

Bournemouth BH10 7LH

Email: Bournemouth Chess Club

Club Chairman: Paul Errington (01202 527736)

Opening Times: Monday 1.45pm to 4.30pm. Matches played on Tuesday evenings

Matches Start: 7.15pm prompt, club opens 7pm

Details of activities on club website: Bouremouth Chess Club

Bournemouth teams compete in the B&DCL leagues.

Founded in 1880, the club celebrates 138 years this season. The club is proud to have Mr Emmanuel Lasker, World Chess Champion, and the Grandmaster Mr C. Mansfield as early members

If you wish to polish up your game, spend an afternoon discussing opening gambits, or are a complete beginner, we are the club for you.             

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Highcliffe Chess Club

Highcliffe Community Association Greystones
Waterford Road
Highcliffe
Christchurch
Dorset BH23 5JL

Club Secretary: Ron Salinger Tel: o1425 277 514

Email: [email protected]

Meets: Mondays at Greystones, 7.15pm. Then Wednesdays at the Amberwood Inn, Walkford around 8pm and Thursdays at Greystones, 1.45pm

Match Starts: 7:30pm

More about the club may be found on their website: www.highcliffechessclub.co.uk

 

New Milton Chess Club

New Milton Conservative Club
24 Station Road
New Milton
BH25 6JX

Club Secretary: John Belinger

Telephone: 01425 280943 & mobile 07851 045975

Email:  please click: [email protected]

Website: https://newmiltonchess.wordpress.com/about/

Meets: Tuesday 7pm to 11pm and Thursday from 2pm to 5pm. Because of the arrangements with the Conservative Club, members also have the freedom to play at any other times they may wish.

Aims and objectives: To encourage, foster and teach the playing of Chess under the aegis of The English Chess Federation. To participate in tournaments and matches, including those of the Bournemouth & District Chess League.

Activities offered: We are the only chess club in the area surrounding New Milton including Ashley, Barton-on-Sea, Bashley, Lymington and Milford-on-Sea – and welcome experienced players and beginners alike.

Meeting place facilities and membership: Our premises, as part of New Milton Conservative Club, are recognised as the most comfortable for many a mile. Members are entitled, as of right, to all the benefits of the Club’s activities and facilities (see http://www.newmiltonconclub.co.uk)

Fees: Membership fees are modest; details on request.

Special needs are catered for: There is wheelchair access to all areas.

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Poole Chess Club

Poole Ex-Servicemens Club (Royal British Legion)
66 North Road
Parkstone
Poole
BH14 OLY

Club Secretary: Ciprian Stanciu Tel: 0793 8922679

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Meets: Thursday 7.15-11pm

Match Starts: 7:30pm

Details of the club’s activities may be found on the club website

 

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Purbeck Chess Club

Mortons House Hotel
45 East Street
Corfe Castle
BH20 5EE

Honorary President: Brian Beard

Club Secretary: Steve Peirson

Telephone: 01929 552504

Email: [email protected]

Match Starts:  7:30pm

Purbeck Chess Club meets between September and April.

Ringwood Chess Club

Original White Hart
4 Market Place
Ringwood
BH24 1AW

Club Secretary: Pete Donaldson

Email: [email protected]

Meets: Monday 7:30pm

Match Starts: 7:30pm

Aims and objectives: To promote chess playing within Ringwood and its environs.
Services and activities offered: The club offers members an opportunity to play friendly chess games and if they wish, to compete in teams entered in both the Bournemouth and Southampton leagues.
Restrictions: There are no age restrictions, although as we play in a room over a licensed premises, under 18’s may not have access to bar areas.
Parking: There is on street parking in the Market Place although it’s only a five minute walk from the main Furlong Car Park.

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Southbourne Chess Club

Tuckton Social Club
222 Tuckton Road
Southbourne
Bournemouth
BH6 3AA

Club Secretary: Chris Lane  93, Tuckton Road, Bournemouth BH6 3HT

Telephone: (mob.) 0794111 5433

Email: [email protected]

Meets: Friday (Tuckton Social Club) 7:00pm and Tuesday (More relaxed chess at the Ludo Lounge, Southbourne Grove 2:30pm to 5pm)

Match Starts: 7:30pm

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Wimborne Chess Club

Merley Community Centre
Harrier Drive
Merley, Wimborne
BH21 1XE

Phone at the Centre: 01202 841 330

Club Secretary: Phil Wallace

Telephone: 01202 886696

Email: [email protected]

Meets: Wednesdays from 7:15pm. Matches Start 7.30pm

Thu 10am (informal chess coffee morning at The Royal British Legion)

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