Welcome to Holywell Chess Club

  • Holywell Chess Club
  • Stamford Gate Hotel, Holywell

Recent News

This is where we publicise any news which may be of interest to the club or its individual members.

2nd May 2017 - Club AGM Summary.

Not a great many changes were enacted tonight. Jon Maybery takes over the Secretary's post form Steve Williams, Haydn Parry replaces Max Coventry as 1st Team Captain, Max takes over the KO team from Liam Jefferies and Sue Parry will run the club Minor Championship.
Haydn Parry was presented the trophy for Club Champion by the President Max Coventry and Sithi Medagedara received the trophy from Max for Club Minor Champion.

18th April 2017 - Chester & District Management Meetings.

The dates for this years CDL meetings have now been announced. The Executive General Meeting (EGM) will be held on Wednesday, 31st May 2017 at the “Drover's Arms” in Mold, commencing 19:30. The subsequent Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Tuesday, 20th June 2017 at the Stamford Gate Hotel in Holywell, commencing at 19:30. Any items for the agenda must be submitted to the League Secretary, Angus Weir, by 10th May 2017.

Would all current trophy holders please contact Max Coventry to arrange for their return in advance of these meetings.

17th April 2017 - A New Junior Chess Club is Formed.

Starting on Wednesday 26th April 2017, a new junior club is being run at the Highways Church Hall, Ewloe, from 18:00 - 19:30. The club will cater for U12 children of any standard. Focused towards playing chess and letting children enjoy the game, there is no intention to run any teams - just to provide coaching for those who want it. The club will be run by Niki Taylor and coaching will be provided by Jon Maybery with ocassional guest presenters. The fee will be £1 per night and any enquiries should initially come through Jon Maybery of Holywell Chess club.