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Welcome to Hendon Chess Club!

RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP by completing this form!

We are a thriving, friendly and successful chess club in North-West London. With over 50 members, we run 5 teams (including a junior squad) in the Middlesex League, plus a rapidplay team in the City of London Rapidplay League over the summer. In addition to regular blitz and rapidplay tournaments, we also run other events throughout the year.

The club meets at Golders Green Unitarians Church, 31½ Hoop Lane Golders Green, London NW11 8BS (5 minutes from Golders Green tube station). Buses H1, H2 and H3 pass along Hoop Lane.

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The club meets every Thursday from 7.30pm to 10pm.

Take a look at the calendar for matches and special events.

Visitors and club members not playing in matches are welcome to play social or blitz chess on any Thursday night the club is open.

New members of any age or ability are always welcome. We offer a stimulating evening in a friendly atmosphere – visit the club and see for yourself. And your first two visits are free.

We are open every Thursday for social and blitz chess, plus:
- Thursday 2nd April for our monthly FIDE-rated blitz tournament
- Thursday 23rd April for the Hendon Barnet Knights v Enfield 1 match
- Thursday 7th May for our monthly FIDE-rated blitz tournament
- Thursday 14th May for the Hendon 2 v Imperial College 1 match

Membership Rates

Join the club by completing this form!

  • Annual subscription: £60.00
  • Students, unemployed and juniors: £45.00

There is a £5 discount if you pay your membership fee before 31st October!
There is a pro-rata Summer Membership after 31 May (end of the playing season).

OR download our Subscription Form and send it in today!


17 December 2014: Jaguars hold West London 1st team!

The Jaguars visited West London’s 1st team, and came home with a hard-earned half a match point despite being thoroughly outgraded!

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11 December 2014: Ocelots top of Division 3!

The Ocelots fought off the challenge from the juniors of Hendon Barnet Knights, to go top of Division 3!

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2 December 2014: Jaguars beat Muswell Hill 2!

The Jaguars went to the top of the Division 2 table with a great win against Muswell Hill 2!

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27 November 2014: Jaguars taken down by Metropolitan

On a visit to Central London, the Jaguars narrowly lost a match against Metropolitan’s 1st team.

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