The South Australian Chess Association

South Australian Chess Clubs..

If you are looking for a casual game of chess , seeking out your nearest club might help.  Look below at the list of clubs.  Please note some of these clubs are for coaching ( of juniors and/or adults) while others provide social chess.

If you are a member of a chess club that does not appear on this list and you would like it added or if there is information about your club that needs changing, you can email us at [email protected] or get your President/Representative to contact us.

Here is a list of Chess Clubs in South Australia:

Chess ClubsArea
AberfoyleAberfoyle Park
AdelaideAdelaide, 5000
Athol ParkAthol Park, 5032
Adelaide UniversityNorth Terrace, 5005
ChessNut Deli Brighton, 5048
Christie DownsChristie Downs, 5164
ElizabethElizabeth, 5118
Flinders UniversityBedford Park, 5042
Ingle FarmIngle Farm, 5098
Knights & Bytes AdultsTorrensville, 5031
Knights & Bytes RookiesTorrensville, 5031
ModburyModbury, 5092
NorwoodNorwood, 5067
West TorrensNorth Plympton, 5037
WhyallaWhyalla, 5600

Aberfoyle Park

MeetingsSaturdays, 1:30-3:30 pm
WhereAberfoyle Community Centre56 Sunnymeade Drive, Aberfoyle Park
Members Fee 
ContactMatthewPh. 0421 633 953


MeetingsSunday Afternoons
WhereSA Chess Centre10 Ranelagh StreetAdelaide. 5000 SA
Members Fee 
ContactRoly EimePh. (08) 8268 1374

Athol Park

MeetingsThursdays, 5-6:30 pm
WhereCopernicus Hall (Dom Kopernika260 Grand Junction Rd, Athol Park
Members Fee 
ContactMatthewPh. 0421 633 953

Adelaide University

The Adelaide University Chess Club is open to both students and non-students.

MeetingsTuesdays and Fridays, 1-4 pm
WhereWP Rogers Room, 4th Floor Union BuildingAdelaide University; North Terrace 5005In the WP Rogers Room
Members Fee$5 for students$10 for non-student
ContactPresident Andrew [email protected]. (08) 8332 3752

ChessNut Deli

MeetingsAll the time. Regulars meet Sunday afternoons.
Where47 Jetty Road, Brighton 5164
Contactph (08) 8298 4480

Getting tired of the Chess Centre?  Want to try something different?

Now you can play chess with friends and family at a deli in Brighton.  The owner, is a true “chessnut” and is inviting you all to come and have a social game whenever you want. 

Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere down at Brighton, have a bite to eat and play a game.

Christie Downs

MeetingsSaturdays 3.30 pm-6.30pm
WhereElizabeth House112 Elizabeth Road Christie Downs, 5164
Members FeeNothing
ContactGeoffph (08) 8387 1220 Matthew-Juniors ClubPh. 0421 633 953


MeetingsFriday Nights 7 pm – 11pm
WhereRegency Institute of TAFEElizabeth Campus, Woodford Road, Elizabeth
Members Fee$1/night (could change)
ContactH. VinkPh. (08) 8522-3372

Flinders University

MeetingsThursday afternoons
WhereClub’s & Society, Main Campus, (under the tavern), Bedford Park 5042
Members Fee 
ContactPh. 041-354-1345

Ingle Farm Library Chess Club

Meetings3-5pm every Friday [except public holidays]
Wherec/-Ingle Farm Library
cnr Roopena and Beovich Roads, Ingle Farm 5098
Members Feefree
ContactDavid Merrifield 8265 4717
DetailsPlay chess in a fun and friendly atmosphere.  All ages and Beginners
welcome. Its FREE!!

Knights and Bytes Adults

MeetingsMonday Nights, 7pm-9pm
Where183 Henley Beach Road, Torrensville SA 5031
ContactAlan GoldsmithPh. 8211-9149

Knights and Bytes Rookies

A club for the kids.

MeetingsSaturday – 5pm
Where183 Henley Beach Road, Torrensville SA 5031
Cost/day$8 ( $12 per family)
ContactAlan GoldsmithPh. (08) 8211-7189


Members Fee 
ContactAivars LidumsPh. (08) 8379-1496


MeetingsFriday Nights 7.45pm
WhereBurragah Recreation Centre140 Kelly Road, Modbury, 5092
Members Fee 
ContactW. Anderson-SmithPh. (08) 8251-1743


MeetingsMonday Nights 7.45pm
Where1st Floor, 110 The Parade, Norwood, 5067
Members Fee 
ContactGeorge HowardPh. (08) 8271-2757

West Torrens

MeetingsWednesday Nights, 7.45pm
WhereKandahar House327 Marion Road, North Plympton, 5037
Members Fee$10 per year
ContactDon PricePh. (08) 8356-3670


MeetingsSaturdays, 11am- 12:30 pm
WhereWoodcroft-Morphett Vale Neighbourhood Centre175 Bains RdMorphett Vale
Members Fee 
ContactMatthewPh. 0421 633 953


Members Fee 
ContactD, BabiPO Box 193, Whyalla, 5600