Ringwood is a long established and friendly club with around 20 active members. We play in the Southampton, Dorset, and Bournemouth and District Leagues, as well as offering members the chance to play casual games, and during the coronavirus pandemic online chess too.

We are always on the look out for new members, from beginners to experienced league players.
Find out more and how to join.

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Team Battle: Ringwood second but Poole in the distance.

30/3/2021 Ringwood did one better than usual, coming second in the team battle last night. A good result for us ...
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Ringwood Players in Action at the 1st Dorset Online Rapidplay

15/2/21  Seven players from Ringwood participated in the first Dorset Online Rapidplay which was held on Sunday 14th March in place ...
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Ringwood online events

28/3/2020 While the coronavirus is disrupting local face-to-face chess, Ringwood Chess Club is offering members and other local players the ...
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Coronavirus – Club Nights Cancelled

28/3/2020 Please note that due to the coronavirus: Club nights in the Original White Hart are being suspended indefinitely Matches ...
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Online Schedule

While the coronavirus is disrupting face-to-face chess Martin Clancy is organising regular free tournaments on Lichess for players from all local clubs.
All events are 90 minutes long and played at 5 minutes + 3 seconds time controls.  The schedule is as follows:

Saturdays at 2:00 pmIndividual events
Mondays at 7:30 pmAlternates between individual events and Team Battles
Wednesday at 7:30 pmThemed individual events

Details of upcoming events, including Team Battles and Wednesday themes are here.

Interested? Please see the instructions on how to join and past results.