Last updated 18 September 2016. Click on the post code for approximate location of the club.

Hereford Chess Club


Our venue is The Herdsman, also Widemarsh Street, Hereford HR4 9HG, opposite the multi storey car-park. The club welcomes players of all ages and abilities. For more information, please contact the secretary, Alan Leary (telephone, 01432 358259). To see the latest news about club members visit Steve Katona's blogspot.

Meeting day and time

Monday evenings at 7:15pm September to May




Alan Leary (telephone, 01432 358259)

Teams and Captains

Occasional friendly matches played with nearby clubs.

Further Information

The club welcomes players of all ages and abilities.

Internal tournaments:

Club championship, Division 2 Tournament, Premier and Major Knockout tournaments. The club also hosts the Herefordshire County Championship.

The 2016 club champion is Lee Davis also current Herefordshire county champion and winner of the club's knock-out tournament. Kieran Lappin won the 2016 Major Knock-out tournament.

Hereford may have beeen the first English city outside London to host a chess club which was first formed in 1812.