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                               Club Directory 2011 - 2012



Please note:   –    Patchway Chess Club have a new venue



Home night(s) for matches

(may meet on other nights)


Wheelchair access


Tea and coffee available




Licensed bar


Number of chess clocks available for use


The Bungalow, 33 Kipling Avenue, Beechen Cliff School, Bath, BA2 4RE

( Close to the entrance gates of the school ) 

h – Wednesdays    w  t&c  18c

John Leon, 61 Entry Hill Park, Bath BA2 5ND

Tel: 01225 836067    email: jecaleon@hotmail.com


Bath University

University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY

( Please Check on Playing Room with the Secretary and on website  )

h – Thursday    w  t&c  8c

Jim Chen    email:   jjc29@bath.ac.uk


Bristol & Clifton

The Polish Ex Servicemans Club, 50 St Pauls Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1LP

h – Wednesday    b  16c

Alan Papier, 17 First Ave,  St Annes, Bristol  BS4 4DU

Tel: 07899826515 email: chinadoc@chinadoc.force9.co.uk

Website: http://www.cliftonchess.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk


Bristol Cabot

The Colosseum, Redcliff Hill, Redcliff, Bristol BS1 6SJ

Tel: 0117 9870070

h – Tuesday  b  t&c  6c

Neil Derrick, 21 Sloan Street, St George, Bristol BS5 7AD

Tel: 0117 939 3013    email: neilderrick@blueyonder.co.uk


Clevedon Cricket Club, Esmond Grove, Dial Hill, Clevedon, Somerset

BS21 7HW  Tel: 01275 877585

h – Monday    b w  12c

David Peters, 12 Nightingale Rise, Portishead, Bristol BS20 8LN.

Tel: 01275 817996    email: david@peters4005.fsnet.co.uk


Downend & Fishponds

Downend Cricket Club, WG Grace Memorial Ground, Downend Road, Downend, Bristol BS16 5UF    Tel: 0117 956 0164

h – Tuesday   b  w  14c

Richard Palmer, 27 Castle Road, Pucklechurch, Bristol BS16 9RF.

Tel: 0117 937 3761     email: richardpalmer47@tiscali.co.uk

website: http://downendchessclub.co.uk/ 


Bristol County Sports Club, 40 Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AE

Tel: 0117 927 3534

h –Tuesday   b  8c

Mike Jennings   Tel: 01179 592516    Mob: 07972073297

email: mike.jennings@naturalengland.org.uk



Hanham Community Centre, Hanham High Street, Hanham, Bristol BS15 3EJ

Tel: 0117 967 4439

h – Tuesday    b  t&c  12c

Roger Williams, 116 Mounthill Road, Hanham, Bristol BS15 8QR.

Tel: 0117 967 6734     email: rwilliams@hanhamchess.co.uk

website: www.hanhamchess.co.uk/



The Malcolm X Centre, 141 City Road, St Paul’s, Bristol BS2 8YH

h - Thursday                                     b  w  12c

Errol Campbell, Port Sea, 141 Beaufort Road, St George, Bristol BS5 8JG.

Tel: 0117 955 7148   email: errol.campbell@blueyonder.co.uk 


Horfield & Redland

1, Redland Park, Redland, Bristol BS7 4EQ

(next to United Reformed Church, Whiteladies Road)

h – Tuesday    t&c  17c

Howard Millbank, 100 Queensdown Gardens, Brislington, Bristol BS4 3JG.

Tel: 0117 971 9912    email: hmillbank@btinternet.com

website: www.horfieldchess.org.uk



J N Fear Institute, High Street, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1DQ

h – Wednesday    t&c  18c

Duncan Macarthur, 26 Henleaze Road, Henleaze, Bristol BS9

Tel: 0117 9625229   email: duncanmacarthur@tiscali.co.uk


Nailsea & Congresbury

Mizzymead Recreation Centre, Mizzymead Rise, Nailsea, Bristol BS48 2JJ

Tel: 01275 854181

h – Tuesday  b  w  t&c  14c

Terry Stone, 21 Meadway Avenue, Nailsea, Bristol.

Tel: 01275 856544     email: terencestone1@msn.com



Coniston Community Centre, The Parade, Coniston Road, Patchway

South Gloucestershire BS34 5LP    Tel:  0117 923 6878

h – Thursday    t&c w  8c

Tony Golding, 156 Gloucester Road, Patchway, Bristol BS34 5BQ

Tel: 01179 699198   mob:  07971 197233   email: anthonygolding1@hotmail.com


Pete’s Potentials

Cifton College Preparatory School, The Avenue, Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3JG

h – Wednesday

Peter Saunders, PO Box 334. Patchway, Bristol, BS34 5ZN

Tel: 07837 563523   email: chess@saundersmedia.f9.co.uk

( note:  65 min on clock Home & Away matches – finish by 9.45pm ) 

South Bristol

Whitchurch Folk House, East Dundry Road, Whitchurch, Bristol BS14 0LN

Tel: 01275 832222

h – Thursday  b   12c

Gerald Mobbs, 694 Whitchurch Lane, Whitchurch, Bristol BS14 0EJ.

Tel: 01275 836280 (989 4448)   email: Gerald.Mobbs@axa-sunlife.co.uk

website: http://freewebs.com/southbristolchess/



The Chantry, Castle Street, Thornbury, Bristol BS35 1HB Tel: 01454 414268

h – Tuesday  b  t&c  12c

Mike Minshall, 11 Chestermaster Close, Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4EH.

Tel: 01454 619965 email: mw.minshall@virgin.net


University of Bristol

The Students’ Union, Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1LN

Tel: 0117  9735035  email: unichessclub@hotmail.com

h – Wednesday    b  w  t&c 8c

Jack Paton     email: jp8861@bristol.ac.uk

website: www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/Union/Chess


Yate & Sodbury

Jackson Social Club, Station Road, Yate, Bristol BS37 5HR  

h – Tuesday  b  w  t&c 18c

Graham Mill-Wilson, 8 Lyndale Road, Yate, Bristol BS37 4DD. 

Tel: 01454 880162 mob: 0779 0167415   email: Tugmw@blueyonder.co.uk


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