St. John’s Chess Club meets all year round at 7:30 pm on Thursdays at ... The Coachmakers Arms, 9 St Stephens Road, NORWICH NR1 3SP.
There are two multi-storey car parks within easy walking distance - on Queens Road and on Chapelfield Road. Paid up club members and Visiting chess clubs can use a free car park near the club venue
Club members play in league games, in competitions or just for enjoyment.
Meet upstairs on Thursday night - Start at 7.30pm. No set finish time, usually 10.30ish
Founded in 1992.
Currently 25 members
We enter 4 Teams in Norfolk Chess League. One (The St John's Crusaders) in Division One. Another,(The St John's Bishops) in Division Two, whilst The St John's Templars and St Johns Knights are in Division Three.There are a few club members who do not play in the League, but play just for fun.
Club Subscription £20 per year (plus £15 per annum English Chess Federation membership fee – payable if you play 3 or more Norfolk Chess League games.
Join for first 3 weeks free
Most beers in Bar cost £3.20 per pint
Two internal competitions per year for club members -the League and the Rapidplay plus a Christmas blitz.
Sometimes social evenings and parties with food and drink. We are informally known as the friendliest chess club in Norfolk!
Players of all strengths from advanced to beginners are all welcome!