Playing chess during strange times …


Traditional over the board chess has, largely, come to a halt as a result of COVID concerns. A few of Norfolk’s Chess Clubs are exploring ways of re-starting in 2021.


A more attractive option for many has been to switch to ‘on-line chess’ – using software. It is possible to find opponents 24 hours a day, locally, nationally or internationally. Users can get started ‘free or charge’ or pay a small subscription to obtain a few more options.


Norfolk Knights is an online chess club for players of all ages and abilities.  There are opportunities to play friendly and competitive matches against people and teams from across the globe.  In order to join players will need to create an account at and go to


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