Chess Club


at the Plymouth Bridge Club
1 Moor View Terrace
Plymouth PL4 7EB

Session dates for 2019/20:
(Mondays and Wednesdays 6pm-10pm)

Monday 16th September 2019 – Monday 16th December 2019
Monday 6th January 2020 – Wednesday 20th May 2020
Always Closed on Bank Holidays


Plymouth Bridge Club,
1 Moor View Terrace,
Plymouth PL4 7EB

(near the Fortescue pub)


Refreshments are normally available from 8pm-8.30pm.

Car parking:

There is a large pay & display car park, just two minutes walking, situated over the railway line, on the other side of the main road (Mutley Plain). Free car parking is available in some of the adjoining streets which do not have restrictions.

Annual Subscription:

The subscription is £28 for full Members. Unemployed & Students £14. Juniors under 18 free. The English Chess Federation ‘Bronze’ membership is £18.

Newcomers are welcome to attend a few sessions without charge, until they have made up their minds whether they wish to join. Just come along to the Club on the dates listed above.

The Club runs a number of internal Club competitions to suit different levels of players strength and also participates in the Torbay Chess League and the Devon County Chess Association.

Club contacts:

Martin Quinn
Tel: 07871 076291

Tony Tatam
Tel: 01752 300620

Brian Medhurst
Tel: 01822 853337


'Club closed until further notice due to Coronavirus'

Plymouth Rapidplay Chess Congress cancelled
The Plymouth Rapidplay Chess Congress normally held in December has been cancelled due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and will not take place in 2020.

Plymouth Chess Club online
From September 2020 the club will be running some online competitions on . This will provide opportunities for members to play each other until normal club competitions can resume. If you are not yet a Plymouth Chess Club member but are interested in joining in the future, you are welcome to join us online. Email for further details.

Simon Bartlett Memorial Congress, 25-27 January 2020
Rob Wilby won the Intermediate section scoring 4.5 points is the 5 rounds with a 165 grading performance. Results at:  ( Web Link )

Plymouth Rapidplay, 1st December 2019
Jos Haynes (Tiverton) and Jonathan Underwood (Seaton) tied for first on 5/6 at the Plymouth Rapidplay, finishing half a point ahead of Steven Levy (South Hams) and Michael Stinton-Brownbridge (Plymouth). Results at: ( Web Link )

Amateur World Senior Chess Championship,
Crete 14th-23rd October 2019

Read the full article here ( PDF Link )
See Tony at the awards ceremony here ( Image Link )