Cambridge University Chess Club: Minutes and match reports

Scope and Content

1. Minute book, 1925-1966

2. Match record book, 1956-1961

3. Match record book, 1961-1968

4. League results, 1979-1980

5. League results, 1980-1982

6. Vice-Presidential records: Results of Inter-College League and Cuppers. Vol. I, 1965-1985

Administrative / Biographical History

Cambridge University Chess Club is a student organisation that seeks to promote chess within the university and in the surrounding area. The club organises inter-collegiate league and cup competitions, and competes in the national county championship, the annual varsity match and friendly matches against local clubs. The society also holds social events, including an annual dinner, and publishes its own magazine.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Cambridge University Chess Club, 1978.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, with reference to the website of Cambridge University Chess Club (

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