Club Profile #9: Battersea Chess Club

Hello ChessJournal Fans! I’ve been a little preoccupied following the British Chess Championships this week in Llandudno, North Wales.  The coverage has been excellent and a special shout out to both Andrew Martin’s Game of the day videos as well as the excellent tweetage from Phil Makepeace (@alteredcourse). As a result, I realised its been […]

40% off ChessJournal Premium in our Summer Sale

Hello ChessJournal Fans! Just a quick one from me today to bring some exciting news in the normally quiet Chess month of August.  For the whole of August we will be offering ChessJournal Premium for a massively reduced 40%, down to just £2.99 / €3 / $4 a year.  If you are still uncertain then […]

Club Profile #7: Newton Abbot Chess Club

Hello ChessJournal Fans, Today we swing down to the south west of England to talk to Newton Abbot chess club.  Despite coming from Bristol, I’m not very familiar with the chess scene further south so it was nice to get contacted by Trefor from Newton Abbot.  The story of Newton Abbot chess club is a […]

Club Profile #4: Hammersmith Chess Club

Hello ChessJournal Fans, Today we have another instalment in our popular club profiles feature, Hammersmith Chess Club.  Based in west London, the story of Hammersmith is encouraging to every chess club member nationwide.  As little as three years ago the club was in a very different state, with finances and membership numbers becoming a greater […]

Club Profile #3: Phones Chess Club, Glasgow, UK

Hello ChessJournal Fans! Not wanting to slow down, I thought I would finish off the weekend with yet another club profile as they have been proving popular.  This time we head north to our first “international” club profile from the fair city of Glasgow in Scotland.  My thanks to Luke Barker who volunteered Phones chess […]

The Top 5 British Chess Club Websites

  Hello ChessJournal fans, Its been a little quiet on the blog as we have waited to see what the reaction to ChessJournal v2.0 would be but also because I’ve been busy running email campaigns out to as many chess clubs as I could find! We don’t have a large marketing budget here at ChessJournal […]