About Ringwood Chess Club

Where we meet

We meet Monday evenings from 7:00 pm at the Greyfriars Community Centre in Ringwood, in either the Megan Holman room or the Hilary Christie Room.



A list of current or recent members with their ratings can be found here.


How to Join

You are welcome to visit the club for a chat and a friendly game or two to see if you like it. To ensure you get the most out of your visit, please contact our club secretary, Martin Clancy, in advance at mjclancy999@gmail.com

The membership year runs from 1st July.  Members are required to also be members of Greyfriars. Costs are as follows:

  • Full membership: £55 per year plus £15 per year Greyfriars membership.
  • Student membership: £20 per year plus, for those aged 18 or over,  £15 per year Greyfriars membership.
  • Associate membership: £20 per year plus £15 per year Greyfriars membership.

Family membership rates are also available.  If you have any queries concerning membership, please contact Martin Clancy, at mjclancy999@gmail.com

Members wishing to play in leagues are also required to be English Chess Federation (ECF) members, Bronze or above, and must make sure their ECF membership is up to date before playing in matches. This cost is not covered by the club. Details of ECF membership are here