Club List

Coronavirus: Most Go clubs have stopped meeting in person at present, however some clubs are running online meet-ups on a Go server. Check with the club contact to check latest arrangements.

Click on the Venue entry to see a map of the area around the club in a separate tab or window.
If there isn't a club in an area please check our requests page to see if anyone is trying to form one already or email the Membership Secretary for a contact. Please send club changes to web-master AT britgo DOT org.

From June 2023 the BGA is also running an online club on alternate Saturdays from 19:00. It is held on the BGA’s discord server and OGS OGS Group 13219.

Clubs: A-C | C-L | L-P | R-Y

When visiting a club please remember it is best to check their meeting is happening as planned before attending.

Title Meets Postcode Venue Contact See
Charlton Chess Club Monday 19:00 SE3 7SE Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road, Blackheath, London Tony Stebbings
Cheltenham Thursday 19:30 David Killen
Chester Wednesday 20:00 - players are normally present from 19:30 CH1 2LB Ye Olde Custom House Inn, 65-67 Watergate Street Tony Pitchford Tel: 07870 893153
Colwyn Bay Tuesday 19:00 LL28 4SF Parkway Community Centre, Park Way, Rhos-on-Sea, North Wales Mike Vidler Facebook
Durham Monday 19:00-21:00, Thursday 19:00-21:00 DH1 4PS The Elm Tree pub, Crossgate Andrew Ambrose-Thurman
Edinburgh Tuesdays in person from 7.15pm, Thursdays online from 7pm Varies each week - see for details Rob Payne, OGS Group
Epsom Occasionally KT19 Epsom Matthew via mobile: 07752 - 301 096
Exeter Monday 19:00 EX1 1ED White Hart Inn, South Street David Storkey Tel: 01392 461182
Exeter University Wednesday 18:00 EX4 4PZ The Forum, Devonshire House, Exeter University, Devon
Rasul Verdi 07452 842631, Ben Bwye Facebook
Glasgow Thursday 19:00 G12 8SH Curler’s Rest (upstairs), 256 Byres Road, Glasgow Quinlan Morake Facebook
Guildford Wednesday evenings from 7pm (give or take ten minutes) GU2 7TU Astolat pub, 9 Old Palace Rd, Guildford George Leach
Hull Thursday 19:00 HU5 2ES The BoardRoom (games cafe and shop), 135 Newland Road, Hull Mark Collinson Tel: 01482 341179
Isle of Man Sunday 20:00 IM3 3HD 4 Ivydene Ave, Onchan IM3 3HD - Phone/email to check if meeting David Phillips, 4 Ivydene Ave, Onchan IM3 3HD Tel: 01624 621192
Keele University Monday 16:00-1900 in term-time ST5 5DY KPA Clubhouse, Keele University Oli Bustos Langton
Lancaster Thursday 18:00-21:00ish every week. Some players stay until 22:00. Feel free to drop in at any point. LA1 4YT Welcome Centre (LT1), Lancaster University Nathan Worsley (, Tayyib Maqsood ( , Hopkins Cheung ( Website
Leamington Thursday 16:00, not Easter Thursday CV35 8EP 22 Keytes Lane, Barford, Warwickshire Matthew Macfadyen Tel: 01926 624445
Leeds Wednesday 18:30-21:30, once a month LS1 5RG Foleys Tap House, 159 The Headrow Dan Rice
Facebook group
Leicester Tuesdays 19:45 LE6 0HH Normally Toby Manning's house, 26 Groby Lane, Newtown Linford Toby Manning Tel: 01530 245298; 07798 825299
Letchworth Junior Chess and Go Club Junior Section: Mondays 5.30-6.30pm (age 7-11), Senior Section: Mondays 6.30-7.45 (age 11-17, and including some younger players with more advanced skills) SG6 4UB The Settlement, 229 Nevells Road, Letchworth Garden City Alison Bexfield
Lichfield Wednesdays from 6pm WS13 6RX The Inkwell in Lichfield Alistair Cushnie