Liverpool Chess Club, the one and only...

Liverpool Chess Club, the one and only...

Liverpool Chess Club is the oldest existing chess club in England. Founded in 1837 Liverpool Chess Club celebrated the 175 Jubilee in 2012

Liverpool Chess Club welcomes everyone interested in Chess.

Contact:

James Gallagher 07789 924983

Dave Leeming on 0151 342 2911 or 07921 765144

Tony Morley on 07796 885668 

See you on Thursday!

Club Address:
Cross Keys
13 Earle Street
Liverpool, L3 9NS

Grading Database: List of all Players of Liverpool CC

Website:https://www.facebook.com/LiverpoolChessClub/

Club Night: Thursday

Match Start Time: 19:30
Disabled access, U-18 Welcome

Club e-mails:

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A brief history of Liverpool Chess Club you will find here.

Some Highlights:

1855: Series of matches against Manchester Chess Club

8th October 1887: Liverpool CHess Club -v- Irish CHess Association

1867 - 1925: Amos Burn was a member of Liverpool Chess Club and: Amos Burn - a Chess Biography and: Amos Burn (wiki)

1880: Liverpool Chess Club -v- Calcutta Chess Club via telegraph

1891: London Chess Club -v- Liverpool Chess Club

1892: North -v- South of England

1893: J. S. Edgar, "Liverpool Chess Club: A Short Sketch of the Club from Its First Meeting ..." (full text online)

1899: Wilhelm Steinitz -v- Liverpool Chess Club

1929: Frederick Dewhurst Yates – Allies (‘members of the Liverpool Chess Club consulting’)

1931: William Herbert Wallace; the case inspired many books and films... see f.e.: The Killing of Julia Wallace (2012)

(to be continued...)

 

 

 

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