The Maison des Echecs de Toulouse Lardenne is a french association approved by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and affiliated to the French Chess Federation under the number V31023.

With its 167 members it is the 30th French club.
The club places particular emphasis on young people (68% of members) and women (35% of members) which is why it has been labelled as such by the FFE.
The club has 8 referees, 2 coaches and 8 animators and initiators.
Its members take part in all national and regional competitions.
In 2019/2020, METL joins the Top Jeunes group which gathers the 16 best teams in France.
METL regularly organizes chess events and also assures the organization of some regular events programmed by the Occitan Chess League and the Departmental Chess Committee.

METL also assures trainings :

  • in schools with more than 320 h annual face to face pedagogical training in schools of west Toulouse (Emilie de Rodat School, Lardenne Public School, Ste-Marie des Ursulines School, Collège Jean Moulin (Empalot), Ecoles des Pradettes : Gaston Dupouy, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Viollet le Duc,...).
  • but also in clubs with more than 500 hours a year of face to face pedagogical training with weekly courses, youth training courses, adult and initiation training, training and coaching for young people during competitions.