Worthing Chess Club

Update 23rd August 2020

The Tarring Club has recently re-opened which is a positive step forward.

The club is having to adjust to the new regulations of social distancing, one-way systems, cleanliness, etc. and the chess club committee is staying in touch to see how they are getting on.

To resume chess in September, current guidelines indicate we would have to organise a risk assessment and then play potentially with perspex shields, gloves, masks etc. and cope with cleanliness issues on the sets and boards.

The hope is that over-the-board chess can resume at the Tarring Club in the new year. For now, the AGM and subscriptions are on hold until we have a planned restart date (hopefully you have all received a copy of the accounts by email recently).

The Mid Sussex League has announced that the league is on hold, probably until the new year, although they will review the situation every couple of weeks.

If you have any questions, suggestions or feedback, please get in touch.

Nick Skinner, Chairman
We are a friendly chess club with a growing membership, we welcome players of all ages and strengths.
Our membership ranges from the enthusiastic novice up to county strength players with grades ranging from 40 to 200. We also have a small, but growing, number of juniors.
From September to June we hold club nights every Monday at The Tarring Club (see map below) from 7:20pm for friendly games, club competitions and league matches.
Worthing field four teams in the Mid Sussex League - three in Division 1; and one in Division 3.
We also run several internal club tournaments which are open to all paid-up members.

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Find Us

The Tarring Club
118-122 Pavilion Road, Worthing, BN14 7EL
Press the buzzer to be admitted, then the chess club is up the stairs in the Forster Room.