Welcome!

We are an active, welcoming chess club in Edinburgh.

We are located at Slateford Bowling club, where we have access to a spacious playing hall.

The Edinburgh League is not resuming this season, but we are actively running club nights with club championship, ladder and social chess games available.

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Douglas wins Peter Elders Quaich

9 August 2022

Douglas Heatlie has achieved the largest grading increase for any Chess Edinburgh and Lothians player, so wins the Peter Elders Quaich.

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Club gradings at end 2022 season

30 July 2022

Chess Scotland website is now showing new grades for 2022-23 season.

You can hopefully view this at this link

You need to be a Chess Scotland member to see live grades throughout the season but as no new standard games have been played this should reflect correct gradings for start of the new season.

I have included details of gradings below to save you accessing the Chess Scotland website.

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Chess Edinburgh Update

30 June 2022

A Chess Edinburgh and Lothians update from David Stewart..

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