Metro Chess Club METROPOLITAN CHESS CLUB
(Established since 1959)



Club Information


Venue
Drabble House behind Nedlands Public Library

Time
Thursday at 7:30 PM

Enquiries
David Barry (Secretary)    email: dw.barry@gmail.com

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: $155.00    Concessions: $140.00    Students (under 18): $120.00
2021/22 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, coffee & biscuits, vehicle parking.

Other Attractions:
Central location, good club rooms, good range of player strength.

Latest News


2022 Summer Allegro (28/01/22)
The 2022 Summer Allegro was played on the 20th & 27th of January. Congratulations to the winner: Ihsan Ferozkohi.

2022 Metropolitan Chess Club Championships (21/01/22)
The 2022 Metropolitan Chess Club Championships will commence on the 3rd of February. If you wish to play in this event, please write your name on the entry sheet on the notice board at the club or get in touch with Tournament Organiser - Peter Roza. Peter's contact details can be found on the
Metro Committee page.

Slight Change to Calendar of Events (18/01/22)
Owing to a change in FIDE rules regarding the rating of round robin tournaments, there has been an amendment to the Calendar of Events
Postponement dates for the Club Championship and Respini Tournaments have been changed.


Metro Chess Club Lichess Team (17/05/20)
Message from Lichess Tournament Organiser Keegan O'Mahoney:

Please join the new Metro Chess lichess team I've created here: https://lichess.org/team/metro-chess-club-perth.
Rather than having a password, future tournaments will require you to be a member of this team.

Important: Please join as soon as possible. I need to approve you and if you try to join just as a tournament is starting I can't guarantee I'll be online.

Important #2: When you are applying to join, please leave your name in the comment box provided. If I don't know who you are I won't approve you. These are supposed to be friendly tournaments with people we know from the chess club, so staying anonymous isn't really in the spirit of what is intended. If you have any trouble joining just let me know. I think you may have to solve a mate in 1 puzzle to "prove you are human" but otherwise should be quite straightforward. Just please remember to leave your name.

If want more information about playing at Lichess or want to participate in future events, please get in touch with Keegan at: keeganomahoney@gmail.com