Bury St Edmunds Chess Club

 
Membership
Bury St Edmunds Chess Club welcomes players of all standards and of all ages, though familiarity with the rules of chess is assumed. Potential members are welcome to attend the chess club once or twice before paying full membership fees.

Juniors also have the option of attending the Bury Knights Junior Chess Club, but are encouraged to come to the main club (or both clubs) as soon as they are mature enough to mingle with adults.
Membership Rates
The 2019-20 Season
To play as part of a team, you will need to join the ECF as well as the club. ECF membership will cost from £18 for adults or £6 for Juniors (or free in your first year) The ECF have some put together some instructions for those joining for the first time and for those renewing a previous membership. Feel free to ask questions either at the club or via our contact page. You may also contact the ECF for assistance (Tel: 01424 775222 or Email: membership@englishchess.org.uk).

Club membership fees for the 2019-20 season are as follows:

Adult (under 65) :£30
Adult (over 65) :£20
Junior (18 and under) :£20
Unwaged :£20
Second Club * :£10 off the above

While team members will need to pay for ECF membership, the changes at the ECF have allowed us to lower our membership fees.

Please get in touch with our Treasurer, Hugo Smith, to arrange payment. As ever, new players are welcome to attend an evening or two before joining.

In addition to the above, to help us cover our costs, members are expected to pay a £1 attendance fee on each club night.

* For Bury St Edmunds to be considered your secondary club, you must be a full member of another club which competes in one the same leagues as Bury St Edmunds Chess Club and, on that account, play for Bury in only the other of the two leagues.
Membership List
Club Members and their Grades
The most reliable source of player grades is the ECF. You can find their full list of players associated with the Bury St Edmunds Chess Club on this page. The table below is a snapshot of how things stood in July 2019. Click on any row to see the player's ECF profile, or hold the 'Shift' key while you click to see a list of recent results within local competitions. Alternatively visit the Suffolk Grading Website.

NameStandard
Grade
Rapidplay
Grade
Balogh, Jan168
Carter, Matt105
Collins, Jonathan L164154
Donnelly, Andrew J150
Dorrington, Chris J220
Garcia, Laureano128
Garcia-Leon, Daniel98
Harris, Michael218217
Hart, Greg62
Harvey, Adam119
Jermy, Jaden185176
John, Adam148129
John, Amy104116
Jones, Robert146
Kent, Rowan9699
Kent, Tim79
Kosviner, Emile87
Le-Vine, Mark202
Lepley, Robert93
Lewis, Stephen174
Lovell, Steve152
Lunn, Timothy182
Magpuyo, Jay140
Martin, Tia68
Martin, Toby4572
Martinez, Rene M143
Moody, William97
Myhill, Richard110
Pack, James159
Peters, John188
Player, Edmund207
Pott, Laurie140
Pride, Stephen137
Quader, Zia161
Roberts, Colin135
Roy, Tom114111
Ruthen, Stephen167
Saenz de Villaverde, Mario94
Scott, Robert K89
Shepherd-Rose, Christopher N97
Smith, Hugo104
Taylor, Anthony111
Wallis, Ian171
Watkins, Alan149
Wiles, Kevin2511
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