Play chess!

Would you love a game of chess?

Whether you play chess at home with family, online with friends, you’re a serious competitor or you’ve never played before — Kalmar chess club welcomes you!

Joining Kalmar chess club is a great opportunity to meet up with locals and become a member of a group who all share the common interest of chess. We want our chess society to be a comfortable and accessible environment for everyone; so if you have any specific requirements, please do let us know! It’s not a problem if you don’t speak Swedish, after all chess is a language of its own.

We hold various events every week which should suit all our members, including:

• Club tournaments

• Rapid chess and blitz evenings

• Junior club 

We also host beginner courses for people who want to learn to play chess. These are held whenever enough people have signed up as interested and goes over five evenings. Normally we have a course like this two times a year.

Other things we do include:

• Sweden’s largest outside chess tournament each summer

• Training evenings with great chess players

• Compete in the national tournament Allsvenskan

In Kalmar chess club we meet every Wednesday from 18:30 in our club space at the Skälby farm. In our activity calendar you can see our different activities, either we play rapid chess or blitz, and other times we play long matches as part of our club tournament and sometimes we have training.

The junior club meets for training on Saturdays from 10:00-12:00 in our club space. Here we welcome juniors of all levels!

So whether it’s a serious or a social game you’re looking for, this is the place for you!

The membership fee for a year is: 

From 26 years: 800 SEK

Under 26 years: 400 SEK

Junior: 200 SEK

The beginners course costs 400 SEK and goes over five evenings.


If you have any questions or would like to join us, don’t hesitate to send us an email through the contact form below!

How to find

How to find the club space: We meet at Skälby farm in Skälbyallén 10, one staircase up – the staircase is equipped with an elevator for wheelchairs.