Basingstoke Chess Club is over 100 years old, established in 1898. The Club has had its up's and down's over the years but as a club with a varying membership number, it has survived. Core members like Roy Ashmor , John Shaddick, David Graham and Joe French (Sadly Joe French died in 2016 and he will be very much missed at the club, (Joe's junior initiatives over the past 25 to 30 years have ensured that the new blood for the club keeps coming through the doors at Basingstoke Chess Club) This gives the club a sense of continuity and family, while members like David Graham (Club Secretary) keep the club going by holding Family days where the youngsters can get an insighte into the way to play chess and meet other chess enthusiasts. Gasingstoke Chess Club, Maydene, Corner of Sherborne and Richmond Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 5TG

Chess Board and Chess Pieces

Established in 1898

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