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2020 Metropolitan Club Championship (23/02/20)

The 2020 Metro Club Championship has now commenced. Cross tables & playing schedule are now available from the Club Championship page.

Please note: Owing to 12 players in 'B' & 'C' divisions this year, there will be no adjournment nights for either of these divisions.

Mathew Laurenson has withdrawn from 'B' division.

Club Information

Venue Drabble House behind Nedlands Public Library

Time Thursday at 7:30 PM

Enquiries David Barry (Secretary)      email:

General The Metropolitan Chess Club is one of the Senior Chess Clubs in Western Australia, with over 40 members. The playing strength of members range from State Champions to adult beginners and juniors.

Naturally, the Metro Club is affiliated with the CAWA (Chess Association of Western Australia) which in turn is affiliated with the ACF (Australian Chess Federation). Club members must therefore be financial members of the CAWA to enjoy the benefit of participating in Australian rated tournaments held at the club.

Many members support the club through representation in the Harris/Edwardes Trophy Inter-Club competition. The Metro Club has won the Premier Division on many occasions since the competition began in 1958.

Our members are also keen to play in the WA Grand Prix events that are organised by the CAWA over selected weekends.

Annual Subscription: Adults: $115.00
Concessions: $100.00
Students (under 18): $80.00

2019-2020 Membership Form

Club Activities: Varied chess tournaments
Chess instruction/lectures
Inter-Club competition
Social chess

Provisions Include: Chess boards and pieces
Chess clocks
Score sheets
Excellent library
Tea and biscuits
Vehicle parking

Other Attractions: Central location
Good club rooms
Good range of player strength