Olton Chess Club


Olton Chess Club Home Page

Olton Chess Club has been in existence since 1944 and is one of the larger and most successful chess clubs in the Birmingham area. It meets every Tuesday from 7.00pm at Tyseley Working Mens Club, Warwick Road, Tyseley, Birmingham. Click here for directions to the venue.

These pages have been set up to provide members and non-members of Olton Chess Club information about the club's activities. Use the buttons above and to the left-hand side of each page to navigate around the site.

There are also further links at the top of each page, including a contents page, links to other sites and a club history page.


Club Profile

Olton Chess Club has five teams in the Birmingham & District Chess League, plus four teams in the Leamington & District Chess League and one in the Worcestershire League.

Tyseley WMC provides Olton Chess Club with a high-quality and spacious venue for the purposes of playing chess and social activities. It is regarded by many as the best chess venue in the Birmingham League.

The club is run by a committee consisting of five annually elected officers, the Club Life-President, plus captains of the various teams.

Overall, we feel that we cater for players of all strengths and can offer help to those just starting out in the game, or thinking of doing so. We offer a friendly atmosphere in the pleasant surroundings at Tyseley Working Mens Club.


Contact Information

For more information or to arrange an introductory visit to the club, please email the webmaster at :   

occinfo<at>blueyonder.co.uk   remembering to replace '<at>' with '@'.

or visit our Membership page for joining information and the views of a long-standing member of the club.