Welcome to West Nottingham Chess Club

Welcome to the home of Nottingham’s largest chess club. The club welcomes players of all ages and standards – you can come along and play casual games in a friendly atmosphere, or join one of our teams in the Nottinghamshire League or the Derby and District League.

This site contains news about the club, its teams and its players, as well as links to other web sites of interest to chess players.

The club meets on Monday evenings from 6:15 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. for juniors and from 7:30 p.m. for adults and juniors involved in league matches at Bramcote Memorial Hall, Church Street, Bramcote, Nottingham NG9 3HD. Click on the links for more details about where to find us and how to join.

Winter break is upon us!

Our last session of the year is Monday 17th December, no league matches so all welcome at any time. We reopen on Monday 7th January 2019. New players of all strengths are always welcome, why not check us out!

Membership Form 2018/19

Our membership form for new members this season is available to download. For more information go to our Membership page. To all league players, please don't forget to join the ECF at Bronze level or higher. To be compliant with the Data Protection Act 2018 we need all members to complete this form.

Junior session

The junior session runs from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Parents are asked to collect their children well before 7:30 p.m. so that the later match session can start on time. Children playing in matches, or who have other family members playing in matches, are welcome to attend during the post-7:30 p.m. session.

Club Championships 2018

U11, U14 and Open sections, and Lightning tournament. Final results are here.

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Download our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy (reviewed and approved June 2018)

Adult Safeguarding Policy

Download our Adult Safeguarding Policy (reviewed and approved June 2018)