The Huddersfield Chess Club was founded in 1852 by John Watkinson.

For members wanting to play competitive games we have teams playing in the Yorkshire League on a Saturday and the Huddersfield & District League and Calderdale League during the week along with internal tournaments for the many trophies the Club possess.

Weekend congresses, 30 minute rapidplay and 5 minute blitz tournaments are also organised by our Club attracting players from around the country.


Venue - Lindley Liberal Club (website here)

Address - 36, Occupation Road, Lindley, Huddersfield. HD3 3EQ.

Club Night

Every Wednesday from 7:30pm

Membership fees

£20 per annum for full members in full-time occupation

£10 for juniors, students and OAP's etc

There's also an initial one off joining fee payable to the Lindley Liberal Club.



The Huddersfield Junior Chess Club meet at the Huddersfield Ukrainian Club on a Friday from 6:30 to 8:00pm during school term times.