If playing chess is something that takes your fancy then why not take part in the Isle of Wight Chess Club which is spread over 4 towns.
There are currently 4 places to play chess on the island, these include Ryde, Sandown, Shanklin & Freshwater.
Coaching is available for anyone wishing to take part, they currently have beginners, social, club and country players among their current groups.
Ryde Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (clubhouse)
Mondays 12:00 to 14:00
Shanklin Age Concern Cafe
106 Regent Street
Tuesdays 14:00 to 16:00
Freshwater Conservative Club (upstairs room)
Tuesdays from 19:00
Sandown Conservative Club (main room/bar)
92 Station Ave
Thursdays from 19:00
For more information, you can contact John Wrench on 01983 852829 or 07913 227402.