Half Season Memberships now available for new members joining in 2023
Covers the period January 2023 to end of May 2023
Adult Half-Year Membership £55
Junior Half-Year Membership £40
Full Membership covers the season September 2022 to end of May 2023
Adult Membership £90
Junior Membership £65
Family Membership £110
All membership queries please email the
Online Club Page
League Management System Club Page
Over The Board chess every Friday Evening from 9th September 2022.
Crowborough Community Centre TN6 1FE downstairs meeting rooms.
Parking is limited immediately outside the Community Centre but plenty of very close free parking on the other side of Pine Grove signposted to Waitrose.
6:30pm Junior Club starts with a short training session followed by the 10+5 Junior Blitz Club Championship
7:30pm Adult Club starts with the 25+10 Rapid Club Championship
We have hired both Meeting Rooms 2 & 3 so plenty of space for parents to sit either in MR3 or the Café Area until 7:30pm
At 7:45pm we will close the dividing screen so that Meeting Room 2 can be used for the Rapid Play while Meeting Room 3 can be used for analysis and casual games.
The older juniors are encouraged to join the adults and play in the Rapid play.
Club will close at 9:30pm.
Cover your nose and mouth when you cough and sneeze.
Stay at home if unwell to reduce the risk of passing on other illnesses onto friends, family, colleagues, and others in your community.
Consider any individual risks, such as clinical vulnerabilities.
We will ask each member to complete a membership form
For new parents please note that we are not acting in Loco Parentis and it is a condition of membership that you or a nominated adult supervises your child throughout a session.
If you are not remaining within the Community Centre please inform us at the beginning of the session who your child’s nominated supervisor is.
Adults and Juniors playing in Teams or the Rapid Club Championship will also need to be members of the English Chess Federation as these will be nationally rated games.
We have a team on Lichess
Over The Board Team matches in the Mid Sussex Chess League recommence in October 2022.
The Crowborough Chess Congress was on Saturday 26th February 2022
Next Congress planned for Saturday 17th September 2022
English Chess Federation
All club members are encouraged to be at least bronze members of the ECF.
Club members playing for our teams in the Mid Sussex League will need to be at least Bronze members.
If you play in tournaments outside of the club you will need to be a Silver member while Gold membership is required for International FIDE events.
Club members can join the ECF online at
Annual ECF subscriptions for the year to 31st August 2022.
Bronze ……………£ 18.00 ( Junior Bronze £6.00 )
Silver ………………£ 27.00 ( Junior Silver £6.00 )
Gold ……………….£ 39.00 ( Junior Gold £ 19.50 )
Juniors are free for their 1st year.