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   English Chess Federation
Affiliated to FIDE


    East Anglian Chess Union  
        Founded 1893
         A constituent unit of the BCF


Bedfordshire (7)
Bedfordshire Chess Association

         Norfolk (68)

           Norfolk chess association
  Lowestoft Chess Club (New!)


London Chess League (44)  
Founded 1983
A constituent unit of the BCF

Middlesex Chess Association   
Albany Chess Club
Athenaeum chess club
Battersea chess club  
Drunken Knights Chess Club (New!) (Facebooked!)
Dulwich Plough chess club
Ealing Chess Club
Greater London Club
Hammersmith Chess Club
Hackney Chess Club
Harrow Chess Club
Hayes Chess Club
Hendon Chess Club    
Ilford Chess club
Imperial College chess club  
Insurance Chess club
Kings Head Chess Club  
Lewisham Chess club   
London Deaf Chess Club
Metropolitan chess club
Morley Chess Club  
Muswell Hill Chess Club   (The 1st DOT COM Chess Club?!)
Streatham and Brixton Chess Club
Wanstead and Woodford Chess Club    
West London Chess Club    
Willesden and Brent chess club  
Woolbridge Chess Club

English Primary Schools Chess Association

Richmond Junior Chess Club

Suffolk (91)    

Adastral Park, Ipswich
Brandon Kings Gambit Chess Club

Bury St Edmunds Chess Club  
Bury Knights chess club  
Clacton Chess Club
Felixstowe Chess Club  
Hadleigh Chess club

Ipswich Junior Chess Club
Lowestoft Chess Club
Manningtreechess Chess Club
Saxmundham Chess Club
Stowmarket Chess Club
Sudbury Chess Club  
Woodbridge School Chess Club  

Manchester and District Chess Association  
Founded 1890
A constituent unit of the BCF

Manchester Chess Federation  

     Greater Manchester (45)

        3Cs (Childrens Chess Club)
    Chorlton chess club  
East Cheshire
        Great Lever Chess Club  

        Stockport chess
        Wilmslow chess club  

Midlands Counties Chess Union   (19,26,45,39,59,72,74,82,84,89,97,100)
A constituent unit of the BCF

    Cheshire (19)
East Cheshire Chess Club
    Macclesfield Chess Club
     Warrington and District Chess League
     Padgate Chess Club   

Hereford and Worcester (49)
  Worcester Chess Association

Redditch Chess Club (New!) (Facebooked!)
     Stratford Chess Club
 St James Chess Club
Worcester City Chess Club

    Leicestershire (59)
    Leicestershire and Rutland Chess Association

  Littlethorpe Chess Club  
Leicestershire Primary Schools Chess Association  
Loughborough Chess Club  
    Northamptonshire (72)
      Northamptonshire County Chess Association

Daventry and District Chess Club
        Northampton chess club  


    Derbyshire (26)

       Derbyshire County Chess Association
Derby and Mickleover chess club
Lichfield chess club

       Spondon Chess Club

    Nottinghamshire (74)   

Nottinghamshire chess association  
Nomads Chess club        
West Nottingham Chess Club

    Rutland (82)
    Leicestershire and Rutland Chess Association  

      Shropshire (New!) (84)

  Church Stretton chess club     (New!)
      Coddon chess club     (New!)
      Newport Chess Club (New!)
     Oswestry chess club
     Telepost Chess Club

  Staffordshire (89)
North Staffordshire and District chess association
Cheddleton and Leek Chess Club
Fenton Chess Club
   Newcastle-under-Lyme Chess club    

    Warwickshire (97)
    Warwickshire chess association  

Warwickshire Juniors
Mutual Circle Chess Club
Nuneaton Chess Club
Olton Chess Club
Redditch Chess Club
University of Warwick Chess Club
Whoberley Chess Club

  West Midlands (100)

Coventry Chess Club
      HalesOwen Chess Club
       Lucas and Birmingham Settlement Chess Club
       Olton Chess Club
      Shirley and Lucas Chess Club
      South Birmingham Chess club
      Solihull Chess Club
      Stourbridge Chess Club
Stratford Chess Club
Sutton Coldfield Chess Club  
Mutual Circle Chess Club
      Tamworth Chess Club
Walsall Kipping Chess Club  
      Wessex Chess Club
      Warley Chess Club  
      Whoberley Chess Club  

Northern Counties Chess Union   (24,58,61,32,71,88,102,95,73,37)
Founded 1899
A constituent unit of the BCF

          Cumbria chess Association   (24)  

Lancashire chess association (58)  
East Lancashire chess association

        Atherton chess club
        Leyland chess club
        Rochdale Chess Club  

Merseyside (61)
Merseyside Chess Association
Aigburth Chess Club (New!)
Atticus Chess Club
Formby Chess Club (New!)
Hoylake and Great Meols Chess Club (New!)
Prescot & Knotty Ash Chess Club (New!)
Skelmersdale chess club (New!)
Southport chess club
Wallasey chess club
Waterloo chess club   (New!)

    Durham (32)
      Durham chess association  


   Yorkshire chess Association      (71,88,102,37)

   North Yorkshire (71)

   South Yorkshire (88)
Rotherham chess club  
Stannington chess club  
West Yorkshire (102)
Alwoodley Chess club
          Bradford and District Chess Association
          Leeds County Chess Association  

Leeds Chess Club
          Rose Foregrove Chess Club

           Wakefield chess club  

East Yorkshire (37)
      Hull and District Chess Association  
Hull University Chess Club
Hull Chess Club  
City of York
    University Of York Chess Club

    Cumbria Chess Association

    Northumberland (73)
    Northumberland chess association  

    Northumbria Junior chess association  

   Tyne and Wear (95)

Southern Counties Chess Union   (8,13,15,38,39,50,57,76,91,92,101)
Founded 1892
A constituent unit of the BCF

   Berkshire (8)
     Berkshire Junior Chess Association

     Berkshire Chess Association  

Buckinghamshire (13)
    Buckinghamshire Chess Association

    Bucks Youth Chess Association  

    East Sussex (38)

      Crowborough Chess Club  
East Grinstead Chess Club  
     Sussex Junior chess
     Brighton and Hove chess club
     Horsham Chess Club   

    West Sussex (101)

     West Sussex Chess Info

     Sussex Junior chess
  Bognor and Aron chess club
     Chichester Chess Club
     Worthing Chess Club

      Essex (39)
Essex Chess Association

Basildon chess club
    Brentwood chess club  
  Essex U175 team  
Essex Junior Chess News
    Roding and Loughton Chess Club

    Southend-on-sea chess club
    Thurrock chess club

    Upminster chess club (New!)
    Wanstead and Woodford chess club
    WestCliff Chess Club  

    Hertfordshire (50)

    Hertfordshire Chess Assocation

Barnet chess club ( :-) )
Barnet knights chess club
Bishop Stortford and District Chess Club
Hemel Hemptead Chess Club

Hertford Chess Club
Little Heath and Brookmans Park and Potters Bar Chess Club  
Royston Chess Club
St Albans Chess Club  
Stevenage Chess Club
Watford Chess Club

    Kent (57)

Hastings Chess Club
Kent Junior Chess Association
Maidstone Chess Club

Weald of Kent Chess Club

    Surrey (92)

Surrey County Chess Association
Camberley chess club    
Castle Junior chess club
Coulsdon chess fellowship

Dorking chess club
Guildford chess club

Surbiton Chess Club

    Cambridgeshire (15)
Cambridge City Chess Club  
         Cambridge University Chess Club

    Oxfordshire (76)
          Oxfordshire Chess Association  

            Oxford University Chess Club
            Oxford University - Jesus college Chess Club   

   The Isle of Man (53)

    The Isle of Man Chess Association and Southern chess club  

    West of England Chess Union (12,23,27,28,85,48,103,43)
        Found 1st June 1947
        A constituent unit of the BCF

Bristol (12)
    Yate and Sodbury Chess Club
   Bristol University Chess Club (Facebooked!)

Cornwall (23)
    Cornwall County Chess Association

Devon County Chess Association (27)
    Exeter chess club

    Dorset (28)
Dorset Chess

Southbourne Chess Club
     Wimborne Chess Club

Hampshire chess association (48)
Fareham chess club
   Southampton chess club
    Waterlooville Junior Chess Club

Somerset (85)
Somerset County Chess Association  
        Sedgemoor Chess Club


Wiltshire (103)
  Swindon Chess Club  
    Wiltshire Junior Chess information  

  Gloucester Chess Club  


   Chess Scotland
Affiliated to FIDE


                     Borders (Scottish) (10)

                    City of Edinburgh (20)

Edinburgh Club  
Edinburgh University Club
Wandering Dragons Chess Club  
Wardie Chess Club

                     City of Glasgow (21)

Cathcart Chess Club
Cumbernauld Chess Club  
Glasgow Montrose Chess Club
Glasgow Polytechnic chess club
Phones Chess Club  

Troon Chess Club  

Dundee City (31)

Castlehill Chess Club

East Dumbartonshire (34)

Bearsden Chess Club

East Renfrewshire (36)

Giffnock & Clarkston Chess Club

Fife (41)

Tayside and Fife Chess Association
Glenrothese Chess Club

North Lanarkshire (70)

Cumbernauld Chess Club  

Perthshire & Kinross (78)

Carse of Gowry Chess club

South Ayrshire (86)

Carrick Chess Club

South Lanarkshire (87)

East Kilbride Chess Club
Pentland Hills Chess Club

Stirling (90)

Stirling Chess Club

West Lothian (99)


Scottish Correspondence chess association


   Welsh Chess Union  
Affiliated to FIDE
(1,4,9, 11, 14,16,17,18,25,42,47,62,64,66,67,77,79,81,93,94,96,104)

Bridgend (11)
Bridgend chess club

Cardiff (16)

Cardiff chess club  


Dyfed Chess Association

Gwent (47)

Gwent chess association

North Wales

Chess in North Wales
Rhyle Chess Club

South Wales

Chess in South Wales

Swansea (93)

Swansea Chess Club

Vale of Glamorgan (96)

Wrexham (104)



    Irish Chess Union
Affiliated to FIDE

     Ireland chess information

    Leinster chess union

        Bray Chess Club
        Dublin Chess Club
    Elm Mount Chess Club  
        Tallaght Chess Club
Lucan Chess Club
        Malahide Chess Club
Phisboro Chess Club  
        St Benildus Chess Club

            Affiliated to the Irish Chess Union


Cork Chess Club
Limerick Chess Club
Tralee Chess Club (Facebooked!)

   Ulster chess union    
   Ulster chess union (old version)
Ulster Chess Chronicle     

    Bangor Chess Club      
    RVH Chess Club  
Derriaghy Chess Club
Qub Chess Club


Castlebar Chess Club
Galway Chess Club

Irish Correspondence Chess Association


Guernsey Chess Club  
Affiliated to FIDE

Jersey Chess Club
Affiliated to FIDE

Other British associations on the web

The Friends of Chess  
Affiliated to the British Chess Federation

The David Wood Memorial Trust  

   Greater London (44)

        Insurance chess club
Centenary Year 1993
Affiliated to the British Chess Postal Federation
Registered with the British Chess Federation via Game Fee

           British Correspondence Chess Association

Braille Chess Association

British Chess Problem Society

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