Northampton is home to two chess clubs both of which provide the perfect environment for both friendly and competitive over the board games.
The Chess Mates Northampton Club meet on Tuesday evenings each week and play in Northamptonshire league and cup
The Northampton Chess Club meet on Wednesday evenings and play in Bedfordshire league and cup competitions.
Many players are members of both clubs.
Otherwise Junior players that wish to compete both internally with a club and at junior competitions may wish to try Northampton Junior Chess Club