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About us.

Bolton Chess club runs 4 teams in the Manchester League and 2 adult and 2 junior teams in the Bolton League. Bolton Juniors meet from 6:30pm-7:30pm  Bolton Adults meet from 7:30pm-10:00pm.

There is a long tradition of chess in Bolton and 2 International Grand Masters and one International Master started at our club. Bolton first won the Manchester League in 1893-94 and the Reyner Shield in 1896-97 seasons. We are the only club to win this knockout trophy in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

We run 2 Chess Congresses each year and hold talks during the summer close season.

Bolton Chess Club

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