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Chess Scotland Membership (see the benefits)

Membership of Chess Scotland is on an annual basis, apart from life membership, and the table below gives the various types of membership.    Included in Full membership, Patron membership and Life membership is one year's subscription to Scottish Chess magazine at a reduced rate.

We have now simplified Junior and Family Memberships.

As an alternative to paying for membership online, you can download a Membership Application form, fill in the the requested details and send to the the Membership Secretary at the address given below, along with a cheque or postal order made payable to Chess Scotland for your fee.

Chess Club membership can be paid via PayPal in the same way as individual membership.

Please note that in order to offset part of the PayPal charge to Chess Scotland, we must charge a small processing fee of 3% for any subscriptions renewed online.  This will show up as' Postage & Packing' when you complete the registration process.

All Scottish Chess subscribers outwith the UK should purchase the required added postage.

On this page, you can also place an order separately for Scottish Chess, the current Grading List, or the 100 Club.< (100 Club Details)


Full Membership
Includes one year's subscription to Scottish Chess
Overseas subscribers should use the overseas postage panel, below

Adult 41.00
Student £29.00
Junior (Under 17) 29.00
Family adult 50.00
Up to both parents and any number of their children under the age of 17
Family Junior £38.00
Any number of juniors under the age of 17 in the one family
Adult Monthly Subscription £5.00 / month
Full Adult membership paying £5 per month
Patron Monthly Subscription £10.00 / month
Patron Membership paying £10 per month

Basic Membership
No magazine subscription, but still with the other benefits

Adult 22.00
Student £10.00
Junior (Under 17) 10.00
Family adult 31.00
Up to both parents and any number of their children under the age of 17
Family Junior 19.00
Any number of juniors under the age of 17 in the one family

Patron and Life Memberships
Both of these options include one year's subscription to Scottish Chess

Patron 80.00
Patron membership also includes a copy of the current grading list
Life 350.00
Life members on their first anniversary will be invited to take out a subscription for Scottish Chess

Club Membership
Club membership entitles a member club to free grading of all of its internal club games to a maximum of 500 results (irrespective of whether or not individual players are members of Chess Scotland).

Club membership 33.00
9 or more members
Small club membership 16.50
8 or less members

Chess Scotland publications, and overseas postage

Scottish Chess
(single issue)
Magazine postage
Magazine postage
(Rest of world)
Grading List Booklet 5.00 (includes P&P)

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Grading List - PDF file 1.50 (distributed by email)
100 Club 12.00

The benefits of membership
5% discount on purchases at Chess Direct Ltd
Reduced entry fees to most congresses
Entry to Grand Prix for players graded =< 2150
On-line grading information via CS website
Entry to the Scottish Championships
6 Magazines a year dependent on membership type
You are supporting chess in Scotland

On receipt of your application you will be sent an email showing your:

  • Name
  • Player Number
  • Login details for the Chess Scotland Website (required for Online Grading)

If you would like any further information please email


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