Barrow CHESS CLUB      Site updated 17th March 2018 site stats


  Club News

Chess Theory

International news page (2012) (2013) (2014) W.Ch 2016

 Final Barrow Club Championship table here

Local Events in the North West and beyond

  A list of top current British players

  Chess Historic Games


Chess Jokes

New members are welcome. If you are keen to learn more about the game, and, improve your play we have many standards of player who can help you.

If you are already an established player and want serious competition games, we have many tournaments at the Barrow club, and also play in the Cumbria League.

so donít be shy - get yourself to the British Legion on a Monday and a Wednesday! We look forward to seeing you.

contact details for club secretary (who isn't the web master)


Barrow Chess Club meets at the British Legion, Holker Street in Barrow-in-Furness

Meeting times are from 7.30pm Mondays and 7.30pm Wednesdays

Home   Competitions   Games   Trivia   (recently updated)South Lakes Chess Congress       The Fide Laws of chess

Online Chess Quiz    Second Chess Quiz


The latest news is that Barrow A are looking strong, Dave Cole looks favourite for champion and Matthew looks favourite for ko but george and myself are still in it.

South Lakes entry form. click here





County Chess Section (All the tables, results, fixtures and averages for the county scene)

Cumbria County Individual Championships 2012

 New        Cumbria Team Handicap Rapidplay 2016

New       Cumbria County Championships 2017:Results

Members Area (for password secured details of members eg telephone numbers)

The games section includes a game played by 

Matthew Meckenzie (a barrow club member) against a British Grandmaster.

It also includes a link to where you can see Martin Gawnes games.


John Moore Remembered

Clippings from local press over the years click here.


For the Roll of honour -the results from previous years


Minutes to 2016-2017 AGM

Minutes to 2009 AGM


     New  Video with commentary of few games

World famous Chess playing computer program-it adapts to your standard- play online Fritz for free here

Links to other sites:

ChessJournal - Record, analyse and store your competitive ...

Record, analyse and store your competitive 'over-the-board' games in the cloud. Enjoy your personal game collection anywhere!

The Federation Internationale des Echecs

The Northern Counties Chess Union

The Cumbria Chess Association

The English Chess Federation

The Internet Chess Club (play online chess in competitions for a small subscription) (a free site to play online chess)

Chess Maze International (a site full of great chess pieces to ogle over if you havent the money like me)

ChessBase (for all your chess programs needs)