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Teignmouth Chess Club has existed continuously for over 122 years, having come through two World Wars, and is one of the friendliest clubs in Devon. The club meets on Tuesdays in the pleasant surroundings of the Alice Cross Centre from 6.45 pm.  The Club opens its doors from the 1st Tuesday in September and closes on the last Tuesday in May. Members are able to participate in English Chess Federation rated internal competitions and in the DCCA League and Torbay Chess League. We welcome anyone who wants to enjoy a game of chess in comfortable surroundings, in a friendly atmosphere.

The annual subscription (Pro Rata) for adult membership is £35.00 and for Juniors (U16) £10. There is board fee of £2.00 per session to be paid on the night and includes, tea, coffee and biscuits.

The English Chess Federation requires that, in order to participate in competitions and matches and be awarded a ECF rating, members must apply to the English Chess Federation for minimum of a Bronze membership. (The club is happy to advice you in your personal application to the English Chess Federation).

For Further Information you can contact our secretary Ray Chubb:

Mobile: 07871 275258   Email:

The Club runs six internal tournaments, these are the:

Championship                          Challengers                         Handicap

Knock-out                                 Rapidplay                             Summer Cup 

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