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About Checkmate!
Birmingham


Checkmate! hosts events that bring people together to play chess & socialise.


You don't need any experience playing chess. Whether it's your first game or your hundredth game, Checkmate! offers a safe, relaxed environment for everyone to enjoy the game.

Checkmate! is a way of helping to improve people's mental health, connecting our communities following the pandemic, and challenging stereotypes around chess being stuffy and old-fashioned.

We are bringing a fresh and fun perspective whilst playfully challenging the stigma attached to the game!

Free To Play Chess

Image by Josh Appel

Interested in having Checkmate! in your city?

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