South West Chess

Exeter Chess Club and Exeter Junior Chess Club play in the East Devon Chess League. We are a member of Devon County Chess Association, which is in turn part of the West of England Chess Union. We are also affiliated to the English Chess Federation.

Chess in Exeter and East Devon

Local Devon Chess Clubs and websites

Local Devon Chess Leagues

  • Exeter and District League:http://www.chessdevon.co.uk/HTML/News/e&d/base.htm
  • http://www.chessdevon.co.uk/HTML/News/e&d/base.htm

Chess in Devon

Other Devon Clubs and Websites

Devon Chess Leagues Online:

Chess in the West of England

West of England Chess Clubs and Websites

County associations:
Clubs:
Individuals:

West of England Chess Union

Chess in England

Chess in Britain

International Chess

Chess Quotes

XLVIX.
"'Tis all a Chequer-board of Nights and Days
Where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays:
Hither and thither moves, and mates, and slays,
And one by one back in the Closet lays.
"
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald, First Edition
http://www.teachersoft.com/Library/poetry/fitzgrld/chapt01.htm
"Impotent Pieces of the Game He plays
Upon this Chequer-board of Nights and Days;
— Fifth edition, http://www.nmaa.si.edu/vedder/slide37p.html

 There are other editions, and other translations, but none, I think, on the Web.