The Bristol Chess Times is an online magazine showcasing the latest news and updates on the chess community in Bristol, UK. It is the voice of the Bristol & District Chess League and features regular news, match reports, interesting games, general chat, history of chess in the south west of England as well as local tournament updates.  If you are looking for a club to “push some wood” for then get in touch and we will find you a local hook up.

Originally The Bristol Chess Times was a printed publication setup in the year 1980.  It showcased al the best chess that the Bristol & District Chess league had to offer and regularly featured interviews and game compilations from local players.  Unfortunately the printed editions of The Bristol Chess Times closed down in the early 2000’s.  In July 2017 it was reborn online to kick start the league and pull together this great community. If you love Bristol.  if you love Chess. We are always looking for contributors to the magazine, no matter what the topic!

We seek permission of use for all photos and games published on the Bristol Chess Times.  Any problems or questions then please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Get in touch:

Jon, Editor