Contact & Joining


New members of any age or ability are always welcome to join the Club. We offer a stimulating evening in a friendly atmosphere, with the opportunity to learn from some highly experienced players. Our membership of over 200 players encompasses people from all ability levels, ages, backgrounds and many different nationalities – check out some of our Member Profiles. You’ll always be in good company.

Membership is inexpensive and easy to complete. Once you have joined, you immediately become eligible to represent the club in league games. You’ll also be invited to our regular tournaments and teaching evenings.

Concession rates are available for senior citizens, and the unemployed. Please contact us if you are in financial difficulty.

Membership Rates (2023/24 Season)

  • Adults: £80 per annum
  • Juniors: £50 per annum
  • Concession: £50 per annum (for senior citizens, and unwaged)
  • Women, Girls & Titled Players: £20 per annum
  • Junior Hour Access: £100 per annum (in addition to membership fee)
  • Partial Season: On a decreasing scale if joining after 31-Oct-2023 until season end in August. Joining after July 1, 2024 will be subject to 2024/25 rates.
Joining TimeStandard Price (£)Juniors and Concession (£)Female and Titled Players (£)Junior Hour Access (£)
Before 1 Nov 2023 (Full Season)805020100
Before 1 Dec 202380452090
Before 1 Jan 202480402080
Before 1 Feb 202470352070
Before 1 Mar 202460302060
Before 1 Apr 202450251550
Before 1 May 202440201540
Before 1 Jun 202430151030
Before 1 Jul 202420101020

Payment can be made by electronic bank transfer or cash. Please see bank details below:

Name: Hammersmith Chess Club
Sort Code: 40-03-21
Account Number: 91245120

If you would like to join, please fill in the form below, or contact Adam Cranston, our Secretary.

Anybody wishing to play competitive league chess for the Club will also require English Chess Federation (ECF) membership. This is available from around £18 per year. Full details are available on the ECF website:

Membership Enquiry Form:

Contact Information

The Hammersmith Chess Club venue is the London MindSports Centre!

London MindSports Centre
21-23 Dalling Road
Hammersmith, London, W6 0JD

If you would like further information please email or contact John White, our Chairman, or Adam Cranston, our Club Secretary.