Welcome to Croydon Chess Club

Based in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, we are a family-friendly club for chess players of all ages and skill levels.

2024 Memberships

Beginners, Junior Club & Youth Club are full. New applicants are being waitlisted.

Senior Club is approaching capacity.

Prospective members should check our ‘New Members‘ page for application details.

 

Beginners - Mondays 6:15pm to 7:15pm . . . . . .

Our Beginners group is for Primary School aged children wanting to learn the basics of the game. The moves of the pieces, rules, elementary tactics and strategies are all explored through fun activities, puzzles and game-play. The group meets at Croydon RSL Hall, 6:15pm to 7:15pm on Mondays during school terms.

Prospective members should check our ‘Membership‘ page for details.

Junior Club - Thursdays 6:15pm to 7:15pm . . . . . . .

Our Junior Club is for Primary School aged children who want to play chess at a competitive level. It meets each Thursday during school terms. Normally, we have a group coaching session followed by a tournament game.

Prospective members should check our ‘Membership‘ page for details.

Please see our Learn Chess page for alternatives.

Youth Club - Tuesdays 6:15pm to 7:15pm . . . . . . . .

Our Youth Club is for capable Secondary School aged children and skilled younger players. It meets each Tuesday during school terms. Normally, we have a group coaching session followed by a tournament game.

Prospective members should check our ‘Membership‘ page for details.

Senior Club - Thursdays from 7:30pm . . . . . . . . . . .

Our Senior Club is for adults and capable juniors wanting to play competitive chess. It meets each Thursday during school terms. The focus is on  tournament play with occasional coaching nights.

Prospective members should check our ‘Membership‘ page for details.