Welcome to Eastbourne Chess Club

The Club is now fully open and welcomes new and existing members.

This friendly Club meets every Friday 7.30 at RAFA Bridge Club, 11 Wish Road, BN21 4NX..

The club runs a junior sessions from 6.15 – 7.30 on Fridays

All members are invited to come along to what promises to be enjoyable and entertaining evenings. We also have use of the RAFA bar downstairs.

With so much to choose from, fell free to come along.  Drop in on the night, or contact one of the club officers.  Your first 3 weeks are free with no obligation to join.

We will have sole use of both rooms on Friday evenings.

All are invited to return to the Club and new members are most welcome. If you do not plan to return to the Club, please let the club secretary know.

Please see the News page for details of recent and forthcoming events.

Due to Covid we expect you to follow these basic rules:

Do not come to the Club if you have Covid symptoms
Anyone with cold or flu symptoms is also asked to stay at home, please
On arrival please use the hand sanitizer
Wearing a mask is optional
Windows will be open as much as possible during play
No refreshments. If you need tap water please wash your glass up afterwards

The President’s evening took place in December.
There was a friendly tournament with food and drink available.
Thanks due to Doug for providing refreshments..

We run chess talks which are very popular and well-attended.

The new season has begun.   The club is hosting teams within the Mid Sussex League, along with numerous in-house competitions.  Chess talks are planned for the end of season