Dorchester Chess Club

Colliton Club
Colliton Park

Club Secretary: Mark Potter

Telephone: 01305 269 143 and mob. 07707 639 587

Email: markpo[email protected]

Open: Thursday 7:15pm

Match Starts: 7:30pm

The Dorchester Chess Club welcomes players of all standards. We meet regularly on Thursday evenings from September to May to play informally or in club conditions. There is also an opportunity to play inter club matches as we participate in the Dorset League controlled by the Dorset County Chess Association.

Highcliffe Chess Club

Highcliffe Community Association

Waterford Road

Dorset BH23 5JL

(Greystones has a lift to assist less mobile members and visitors)

Club Secretary: Ron Salinger Tel: 01425 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

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Poole Chess Club

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

Club Secretary: Graham Morris Tel: 0791 3988386 & email: [email protected]

Meets: 7:15pm-11pm

Match Starts: 7:30pm

Wed 3pm an informal session for all at the Flirt Cafe Bar in Bournemouth.

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]

Meets: Mondays from 7pm between September and May

Match Starts:  7:30pm

Members of the Purbeck Chess Club have made arrangements with the Tratt Caffe in Swanage so that anyone can play chess on Thursday mornings from 10.15 to 12.15. There is no fee, but players are expected to buy a drink or something to eat.

Ringwood Chess Club

Original White Hart

4 Market Place

Ringwood BH24 1AW

Club Secretary: Rob Davenport

Tel: 01425 657694 & 07792 998850

Email: [email protected]

Meets: Mondays from 7:15pm Matches Start: 7.30pm

Match Starts: 7:30pm

Note: Home matches in the Dorset League 1 are played at Greyfriars, Ringwood. All other matches take place at the Old White Hart.

Parking: There is on street parking in the Market Place, although the White Hart is only a 5 minute walk from the main Furlong Car Park

Weymouth Chess Club

10 Sept ’19 Please note the club no longer meets at Weymouth Conservative Club on a Monday. For season 2019/20, club nights and home matches will be on a Thursday and at this venue:

Colliton Club
Colliton Park

Club Secretary: Allan Pleasants

Telephone: 07967 350553

Email: [email protected]

Meets: Monday 7:00pm

Match Starts: 7:30pm

Wimborne Chess Club

Merley Community Centre
Harrier Drive
Merley, Wimborne
BH21 1XE

Phone at Centre: 01202 841 330

Club Secretary: Phil Wallace

Telephone: 01202 886696

Email: [email protected]

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

Match Starts: 7:30pm

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