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Exeter Chess Club [MAP] is a strong and thriving club in Devon (South-West England), established in 1895, which plays in the Exeter and District Chess League and the leagues organised by the Devon County Chess Association.

This website tells you about the club and its junior wing and keeps members and visitors up to date with developments; you might be particularly interested in our coaching materials and Dr.Dave's Chess Coaching Blog.

 
 

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Recent articles

The French Defence for Beginners II: Key Variations

An introduction to the Sicilian Defence

Levels ratings and grades

Just a guide to the system of 'level' labels used on this site. Every so often they revise ratings and gradings, so some older pages may use different guidelines.

1903: King's-side Attack

Game Hockin,CS - Gundry,WH, Exeter Chess Club tourney, 1903

Exeter Chess Club Simul 1995

Exeter Chess Club: Simultaneous Display Post Mortem

[Index to games at end of page]

  Although he obviously knows a lot of theory International Master Gary Lane wasn't out to play right down the line - he deviated in the sharper bits of theory against Mark and Steve. Rather, he played mostly solidly - certainly in only a few games did he set out for mate straight away.