Morpeth Chess Club

Playing chess in Northumberland's county town


Morpeth Chess Club meets every Wednesday (for exceptions, see the About Us page) at 7.15pm at Morpeth Rugby Club.  Go up the stairs to the first floor and you'll find us there.  This website has information for people wanting to join the club and info for people who just want to get better at chess

Chess at Morpeth - Summer 2019 schedule: The chess club rapidplay tournament continues every Wednesday through to 31 July.  If you are a new member, just turn up and you can play in a friendly game.  We also have two teams in the Northumberland Chess Association Summer Knockout tournament.

Contact us

Club Secretary   David Watson 0191 280 1091

Website  James Turner  


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Join Our Club

There's no better way to get better at chess than to join a club: you can never get the same enjoyment (or frustration!) playing on the internet.

If you live in Ashington, Blyth, Ponteland, Cramlington (or, of course, Morpeth), then we're your local club.  Give David or James a call and come down one Wednesday.  We'll make sure that you get introduced to the regulars and set you up with a game.  We've got players of all standards from the so-so to the pretty decent, so unless you're either a complete beginner or a former junior international, there's bound to be someone at about your level.  If you are a former junior international, come down anyway: we'll make room for you on our A Team!


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