(Established since 1959)

Club Information

Drabble House behind Nedlands Public Library

Thursday at 7:30 PM

David Barry (Secretary)    email:

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    Juniors (under 18): $120.00
2022/23 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

2023 Robert (Bob) Pilgrim Open (02/06/23)

The 2023 Robert (Bob) Pilgrim Open has now commenced.

Standings, Cross Table & PGN's after Round 5 (01/06) and the provisional draw for Round 6 (08/06) are now available on the Robert (Bob) Pilgrim Open page.

2023 Autumn Allegro (28/04/23)

The 2023 Autumn Allegro was played on the 20th & 27th of April.

Congratulations to: Keegan O'Mahoney winning with a picket fence score of 7/7.

2023 Metropolitan Chess Club Championship (15/04/23)

The 2023 Metropolitan Chess Club Championship has now finished.

Congratulations to:

Iker Hernandez Mendez for winning 'A' Division with a picket fence score (9/9).
Aaron Gibson-John & Tjermin Gunawan for sharing the 'B' Division title (6/8).
Sjef de Jong & Robin Christian for sharing the 'C' Division title (7/9).

Final round PGN's are also now available.

2023 Bernard Anton Inter-Club Match (08/04/23)

After the first leg (PCC home) of this year's Bernard Anton Inter-Club Match against Perth Chess Club on the 5th of April, Perth currently leads Metro 21.0 to 15.0.

2023 Summer Allegro (20/01/23)

The 2023 Summer Allegro was played over two club nights on the 12th & 19th of January. Congratulations to the winner: Leon Taylor.