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Reading Chess Club

The club meets every Thursday evening from 7.15pm until 10.30pm on the first floor of the New Hope Church, 95 York Road, Reading RG1 8DU.

Annual Membership: Adults £65 plus £16 ECF registration fee; Juniors £40 plus £9.50 ECF registration fee. Those already registered with the ECF do not have to pay the club ECF fee.

Reading Chess Club has three teams in the Berkshire League and one team in the Surrey Border League.  Many of the club members also play for the Berkshire County teams.

The Club runs an internal winter tournament where games are graded.  It also runs a summer tournament where the games are ungraded.

The club runs several Rapid Play tournamnents during the year and occasional simuls and themed coaching classes.

The club does have some junior members who are already competent players but is not geared up to offer coaching for beginners.  The Berkshire Junior Chess Association has a website  bjca.org.uk which gives information on junior chess in berkshire. 

 

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Witek Koreywo
Contact Position
Club Secretary
Telephone
0118 941 5960
Website
www.facebook.com/ReadingChess

Where to go

Address
New Hope Church
95 York Road
Reading
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 8DU

Time / Date Details

Time of day
Evening
Session Information
Thursday 19:15-22:30

Other Details

Costs

Is there a charge for
using this service?
Yes
Details
Annual Membership: Adults £65 plus £16 ECF registration fee; Juniors £40 plus £9.50 ECF registration fee. Those already registered with the ECF do not have to pay the club ECF fee.

Availability

Referral required
No

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