Heywood Chess Club


Venue: Hopwood Constitutional Sports and Social Club, Manchester Road, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 2AP.

Telephone: 01706 360003.

Website:  www.heywoodchessclub.org.uk
Meeting Times: Wednesday 7.30-11.00 p.m.
Details: We are a friendly club, dedicated to playing and enjoying chess. We cater for young and old. Several of our players play for Lancashire county and junior teams, and have won national titles.
Club Contact: Bill O’Rourke, 101 Queens Park Road, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 4JR. Telephone: 01706 627874.

Steve Flaherty (Secretary). Telephone 0161 761 3650.

Contact E-mail: Bill O’Rourke –worchess@ntlworld.com

Steve Flaherty – s.m.flaherty@talk21.com

Leagues: Central Lancashire Chess League

Heywood have two teams in the league, one each in the first and second divisions.


Manchester Chess Federation League

Heywood have four teams in the league, one each in the first, second, fourth and fifth divisions.


Bury & Rochdale Chess League

Heywood have three teams in the league, one in the first division and two in the second division.

Directions: The club is on the LEFT side of Manchester Rd., on your way into Heywood from J19 of the M62. Get to J19 of the M62. Take the A6046 into Heywood.

After 100 yards go straight over first mini-roundabout. At second mini roundabout 100 yards later, turn left onto Coronation Avenue. After 100 yards come to traffic lights at T-junction. Turn right towards Heywood on Manchester Road (the A6045). Follow road for 300 yards where it will turn sharp left. IMMEDIATELY after this bend the Hopwood Constitutional Sports and Social Club is on the left hand side. Pull into lane and immediately turn right into car park. Enter club via the double doors which are 30 yards to the left of the car park. Take the right hand door which leads to the function room.