• Glasgow Polytechnic Chess Club

    Glasgow Polytechnic

    Chess Club

    1919 - 2019

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Glasgow Polytechnic Chess Club

Glasgow Polytechnic Chess Club at Wellington Church, University Avenue, Glasgow
Wellington Church, University Avenue, Glasgow

Founded in 1919 our club is believed to be the oldest active chess club in Glasgow. This Scottish chess club’s name is derived from its original meeting place, the smoke room of the John Anderson Royal Polytechnic Warehouse, which was located at 93-99 Argyle Street.

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Location

We meet at Wellington Church, at the corner of University Avenue and Southpark Avenue, in the West End of Glasgow.

About Us

We hold our meetings on Thursdays throughout the chess season which is from late September until late April. Competitive play is usually from 19:30 until 22:00.

Calendar

View the calendar for up-to-date information about our chess events and chess matches in which we participate.

People

As always, we extend a warm welcome to new members. Our activities cater for chess players of all skill levels from novice to grand master. You are welcome to attend up to three times before you decide to become a member.

  

Benefits of membership

  • All members are entitled to compete in the Polytechnic Championship.

  • We run several teams in the Glasgow Chess League and the Dumbarton & District Chess Association league. All members will be able to find a team that suits their playing ability.

  • We play in the Richardson Cup. We were runners-up 2017-18 and winners in 2016-17.

  • We organise two open Quickplay tournaments each season ( in September and April).

  • In November we organise a special event such as a demonstration or simultaneous display.

About Us

About Us: This page gives you information about the club, such as membership subscriptions.

Location

Location: Find out where we meet, and how to travel to our chess club.

Calendar

Calendar: You will find a list of all the chess club events throughout the season.

Blog

Blog: Keep up-to-date with the latest news, events and results.

Blog

Contacts: Contact information for our office-holders and team captains.

Email Us

Contact Us: Send a message using our web forms.

History

History: Discover the history of our Scottish chess club and our achievements.

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Club Championship: The rules of our club championship and a list of recent champions can be found here.

Mail

Links: Chess-related links

© 2018-19 Glasgow Polytechnic Chess Club

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Glasgow Polytechnic Chess Club at Wellington Church, University Avenue, Glasgow
Wellington Church, University Avenue, Glasgow

Founded in 1919 our club is believed to be the oldest active chess club in Glasgow. This Scottish chess club’s name is derived from its original meeting place, the smoke room of the John Anderson Royal Polytechnic Warehouse, which was located at 93-99 Argyle Street.

Read More

Location

We meet at Wellington Church, at the corner of University Avenue and Southpark Avenue, in the West End of Glasgow.

About Us

We hold our meetings on Thursdays throughout the chess season which is from late September until late April. Competitive play is usually from 19:30 until 22:00.

Calendar

View the calendar for up-to-date information about our chess events and chess matches in which we participate.

People

As always, we extend a warm welcome to new members. Our activities cater for chess players of all skill levels from novice to grand master. You are welcome to attend up to three times before you decide to become a member.

  

Benefits of membership

  • All members are entitled to compete in the Polytechnic Championship.

  • We run several teams in the Glasgow Chess League and the Dumbarton & District Chess Association league. All members will be able to find a team that suits their playing ability.

  • We play in the Richardson Cup. We were runners-up 2017-18 and winners in 2016-17.

  • We organise two open Quickplay tournaments each season ( in September and April).

  • In November we organise a special event such as a demonstration or simultaneous display.

About Us

About Us: This page gives you information about the club, such as membership subscriptions.

Location

Location: Find out where we meet, and how to travel to our chess club.

Calendar

Calendar: You will find a list of all the chess club events throughout the season.

Blog

Blog: Keep up-to-date with the latest news, events and results.

Blog

Contacts: Contact information for our office-holders and team captains.

Email Us

Contact Us: Send a message using our web forms.

History

History: Discover the history of our Scottish chess club and our achievements.

Trophy

Club Championship: The rules of our club championship and a list of recent champions can be found here.

Mail

Links: Chess-related links

© 2018-19 Glasgow Polytechnic Chess Club

Poly Chess Club Facebook

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Glasgow Polytechnic Chess Club

Glasgow Polytechnic Chess Club at Wellington Church, University Avenue, Glasgow
Wellington Church, University Avenue, Glasgow

Founded in 1919 our club is believed to be the oldest active chess club in Glasgow. This Scottish chess club’s name is derived from its original meeting place, the smoke room of the John Anderson Royal Polytechnic Warehouse, which was located at 93-99 Argyle Street.

Read More

Location

We meet at Wellington Church, at the corner of University Avenue and Southpark Avenue, in the West End of Glasgow.

About Us

We hold our meetings on Thursdays throughout the chess season which is from late September until late April. Competitive play is usually from 19:30 until 22:00.

Calendar

View the calendar for up-to-date information about our chess events and chess matches in which we participate.

People

As always, we extend a warm welcome to new members. Our activities cater for chess players of all skill levels from novice to grand master. You are welcome to attend up to three times before you decide to become a member.

  

Benefits of membership

  • All members are entitled to compete in the Polytechnic Championship.

  • We run several teams in the Glasgow Chess League and the Dumbarton & District Chess Association league. All members will be able to find a team that suits their playing ability.

  • We play in the Richardson Cup. We were runners-up 2017-18 and winners in 2016-17.

  • We organise two open Quickplay tournaments each season ( in September and April).

  • In November we organise a special event such as a demonstration or simultaneous display.

About Us

About Us: This page gives you information about the club, such as membership subscriptions.

Location

Location: Find out where we meet, and how to travel to our chess club.

Calendar

Calendar: You will find a list of all the chess club events throughout the season.

Blog

Blog: Keep up-to-date with the latest news, events and results.

Blog

Contacts: Contact information for our office-holders and team captains.

Email Us

Contact Us: Send a message using our web forms.

History

History: Discover the history of our Scottish chess club and our achievements.

Trophy

Club Championship: The rules of our club championship and a list of recent champions can be found here.

Links

Links: Chess-related links

Poly Chess Club Facebook

Sitemap

© 2018-19 Glasgow Polytechnic Chess Club

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