Updated - 28/09/2023
A very warm welcome to the Wimborne Chess Club website. WCC was founded in circa 1978 (see brief History) by Tony Buckfield.
The club operates out of the Merley Social Club , with meetings on Wednesdays from 7:15 p.m. and is open to all age groups and abilities. In addition to this, the club has a number of additional platforms to enjoy playing the great game of chess.
- For those of you with a little more time on their hands, meetings are held on Friday mornings at the Kings Head Hotel in Wimborne from 10:00 a.m. onwards, lunch is optional but often enjoyed, but please bring your own chess board. There also a Monday evening club at the same Venue , 6-45 to 9-30 pm
- Online chess – Details of our online foot print can be found on the menu item at the top of the page.
- Junior chess – Every Saturday morning a Junior Chess club is held from 10-12 am at Wimborne Library
- Competitive chess – The club is represented in both the Dorset League (2 teams) and Bournemouth & Poole Leagues (5 teams), proving a platform for a wide range of chess abilities and experiences.
For those who simply want to get in touch or learn more please access the FAQ section at the top of the page, where you will find other useful links or use the contact form below.