Olton Chess Club Home Page

Olton Chess Club has been in existence since 1944 and is one of the larger and most successful chess clubs in the Birmingham area. It meets every Tuesday from 7.00pm at Tyseley Working Mens Club, Warwick Road, Tyseley, Birmingham.

These pages have been set up to provide members and non-members of the Olton Chess Club information about the club's activities. Use the side menu to navigate around the site to learn more about the club.

Club Profile

Olton Chess Club has four teams in the Birmingham & District Chess League, plus three teams in the Leamington & District Chess League and one in the Worcestershire League.

Tyseley Working Mens Club provides Olton Chess Club with a high-quality and spacious venue for the purposes of playing chess and social activities. It is regarded by many as the best chess venue in the Birmingham League. The club is run by a committee consisting of five annually elected officers, the Club Life-President, plus captains of the various teams.

Overall, we feel that we cater for players of all strengths and can offer help to those just starting out in the game, or thinking of doing so. We offer a friendly atmosphere in the pleasant surroundings at Tyseley Working Mens Club.

Contact Information

For more information or to arrange an introductory visit to the club, please email the webmaster at:

Alternatively, visit our Membership page for joining information and the views of a long-standing member of the club.