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Welcome to Hendon Chess Club!

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 . 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 club 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 5th January for our monthly FIDE-rated blitz tournament
- Thursday 12th January for the Hendon 2 v Muswell Hill 1 match
- Thursday 19th January for the Hendon Barnet Knights v Harrow 2 match
- Thursday 26th January for the Hendon Barnet Knights v Kings Head 3 match

Membership Rates

Join the club and register for our weekly newsletter by completing this form!

Annual Membership:

  • Annual Membership fee – full: £60.00
  • Annual Membership fee – students, unemployed and juniors: £45.00

OR download our Subscription Form and send it in today!



7 December 2016: Ocelots close against West London

The Ocelots took 3 points from their match at West London, despite being heavily outgraded.

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5 December 2016: Jaguars maintain momentum in Division 2

Another excellent win for the Jaguars at Willesden & Brent, taking their total for the season to 6/7 match points.

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1 December 2016: Klingher wins December blitz!

Rising star Dominic Klingher won our December blitz with a perfect 6/6! Runners-up were Jonathan Rubeck (5/6) and Vincent Sagues (4.5/6).
33 players participated.

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30 November 2016: Juniors hold Kings Head 3

Hendon Barnet Knights visited central London club Kings Head, and held their 3rd team to a 4-4 draw.

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