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The Orchid-Lekki Chess Club (OLCC),
Nigeria's Leading Chess Club.

The club started formally in December 2019 following a merger between Lekki Chess Club and Orchid Chess Club in what has been described as the biggest collaboration in Nigeria’s chess history.

Lekki Chess Club started in 2013 as a gathering of friends to play chess and quickly grew into a top chess spot in Lagos. The club organized and participated in many chess events and also hosted local and international chess stars including the legendary English Grandmaster, Nigel Short (now FIDE Vice President) in June 2018.

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The Orchid-Lekki Chess Club (OLCC), Nigeria's Leading Chess Club.

The club started formally in December 2019 following a merger between Lekki Chess Club and Orchid Chess Club in what has been described as the biggest collaboration in Nigeria’s chess history.

Lekki Chess Club started in 2013 as a gathering of friends to play chess and quickly grew into a top chess spot in Lagos. The club organized and participated in many chess events and also hosted local and international chess stars including the legendary English Grandmaster, Nigel Short (now FIDE Vice President) in June 2018.

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What We Offer

Chess in Schools Program

OLCC provides instructors for schools to teach fundamental chess principles and educational values learned through chess. Classes focus on chess fundamentals while incorporating lessons on critical thinking, planning, and logic. The students are also encouraged to demonstrate good sportsmanship and to strive for success in the classroom as well as over the chessboard.

Coach Training Program

OLCC provides coaching and instructional resources on either an individual or small group basis. Classes occur on a weekly schedule and the training is individualized based on prior chess knowledge and ability, the instruction time ranges depending on the needs of the individual or group.

Tournament Support

OLCC is a resource for all of your tournament needs. We offer rentable venues for chess tournaments, experienced arbiters and tournament directors who can organize, manage, and direct tournaments on site.

OLCC MEMBERSHIP

Orchid-Lekki Chess Club (OLCC) is open to all members of the public who are interested in chess and are happy to align with the values that guide the club. Membership is open to both adults and children. Children members of the club belong to the thriving OLCC Junior Club, an arm of OLCC. Our members range from those who are just learning to play to more experienced players who have been honing their skills for many decades.

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