Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

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Chess Scotland Membership

Membership of Chess Scotland is on an annual basis, apart from life membership, and the table below gives the various types of membership.

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

When taking out Junior membership or Family membership, please can you email the Membership Secretary with the details of the person taking membership out.


Includes e-Magazine, e-Grading Book



Membership for ages 17+.



Membership for under 17s.



Membership for students with a valid student ID.

Family Adult


Up to both parents and any number of their children under the age of 17.

Family Junior


Any number of juniors under the age of 17 in the one family.

Patron & Life Membership



Patron membership also includes a copy of the current grading list.



Membership for life.


E-Magazine (Annual)


An annual subscription of the E-Magazine.

E-Magazine (Single)


A single issue of the E-Magazine.

Grading List PDF


A copy of the grading list, sent by email.

100 Club


1 unit per month in the draw.

Pay by cheque or postal order

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. The form can be downloaded from here

What happens next?

Once your application has been processed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

If you would like any further information please email