Milton Keynes Chess Club

About | We offer a relaxed and enjoyable environment for casual or competitive over the board play.



Come along and meet us.

If you are thinking of joining our chess club, why not come along on a Thursday evening and meet us, play a few games and have a chat about what we can offer you. You would be most welcome. Children under sixteen must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact us.

If you would like to ask some questions or get more details about our club, please go to the Contact page and fill in our message form. We will reply to you via email or telephone, which ever you prefer.

A Chess Club For All


Sign up for a wealth of chess.

If you decide you would like to join us, we charge a low  annual subscription of £15.00 for normal, full membership, or £10.00 per year  for concessions, which includes under-18s , over-65s and the unwaged. For playing in graded competitions, membership of the English Chess Federation is required. For their Bronze membership, ECF fees start at just £16.00 per year.

Our Chess Club welcomes players of all playing abilities over the age of 12. Although we do not provide any formal tuition, if you are a beginner just learning chess, you would be most welcome to come along and watch games being played under both friendly and strict match conditions. If you are under the age of 16, you must be accompanied by an adult.


We meet every Thursday evening in the Hub at the Open University (See maps) between 7:30pm and approximately 10:30pm, All equipment is provided, including boards, sets, digital clocks and score sheets. Every year we enter teams into the Bedfordshire League, as well as other events, such as the EACU Club Championship. We also run a number of club competitions, awarding trophies to the winners and runners up at our popular Christmas social event.