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11 January 2018: Lions win against visitors Ealing

The Lions saw off the league’s dark horses Ealing, ending the match with an impressive 7½-½ scoreline despite some early setbacks.

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9 January 2018: Ocelots lose relegation clash

The Ocelots lost a hard-fought home match to relegation rivals Harrow.

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4 January 2018: Sowray, Hammam & Joslin win January blitz!

FM Peter Sowray, Ayman Hammam and Tim Joslin shared first place in our January blitz with 5/6.

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27 December 2017: Middlesex League Christmas Round-up

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How are our 5 teams are doing in the Middlesex League this season?

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14 December 2017: Jaguars beat Hammersmith in thriller

The Jaguars edged an exciting match against Division 2 title rivals Hammersmith, who were led by IM Tom Rendle.

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12 December 2017: Ocelots too strong for Metropolitan

The Ocelots improved their chances of survival in Division 2, notching up another vital match point against visitors Metropolitan.

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7 December 2017: Bang wins December blitz

Dominique Bang won our December blitz with 5.5/6! Runner-up was Tommaso Penna, and top Hendon player was Salvatore Pepe.

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30 November 2017: Ocelots beat visitors Hammersmith

The Ocelots notched up an unexpected match point, when strong club Hammersmith uncharacteristically defaulted 3 boards.

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27 November 2017: Juniors win at Ealing

Our junior team Hendon Barnet Knights scored another fine victory last night, in a close match at Ealing.

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23 November 2017: Juniors go down to visitors Muswell Hill

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Our juniors suffered a reverse, losing to a visiting Muswell Hill 2 team.

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22 November 2017: Jaguars go top of Division 2

Aided by a couple of defaults from the home team, the Jaguars went to the top of the Division 2 table with a comfortable win at West London

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21 November 2017: Lions see off challengers Muswell Hill

In a top of the table clash, the Lions stepped up a gear in an excellent win against league front-runners Muswell Hill.

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20 November 2017: Albany too strong for Ocelots

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In another hard-fought away match, the Ocelots eventually lost to central London club Albany.

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16 November 2017: Lions convincing against visitors Athenauem

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A strong Lions team roared to a convincing victory against visitors Athenaeum, with a final score of 7.5-0.5.

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13 November 2017: Hendon Barnet Knights clinch brave draw at Hammersmith

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Our junior team made the long journey to Hammersmith, and found themselves heavily outgraded on all boards. Undaunted, they came home with a well-deserved draw!

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13 November 2017: Jaguars hold strong Hammersmith 1st team

Piano hammers

The Jaguars visited Hammersmith 1st team, and came home with a well-deserved draw after a hard-fought match.

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9 November 2017: Tigers surprised by visitors Ealing

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Visitors Ealing overturned their grade disadvantage to edge a hard fought match by the narrowest of margins.

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6 November 2017: Ocelots go down at Hammersmith

Hammersmith Bridge

The Ocelots took a tumble against a strong Hammersmith 1st team, eventually losing 8-0.

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2 November 2017: Pein & Mitra win November blitz!

Hendon’s Jonny Pein and Roman Mitra shared top place in our November blitz with 5.5/6!

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31 October 2017: Tigers too strong for Athenaeum

A youthful Tigers team proved too strong for our visitors Athenaeum on Halloween night, with Hendon 2 emerging 6.5-1.5 winners.

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26 October 2017: Lions overcome feisty Tigers

The Tigers v Lions return match eventually ended in another comfortable victory for the Lions, though the score could have been a lot closer.

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19 October 2017: Lions see off Tigers challenge

The Lions and Tigers kicked off their season with a hard-fought match that eventually ended in a comfortable victory for the Lions.

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17 October 2017: Jaguars maintain 100% score

Our talented Jaguars team maintained their 100% record in Division 2, with a convincing home win against Albany 1st team!

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10 October 2017: Jaguars see off Harrow 1

The Jaguars maintained their 100% record in Division 2 tonight, with a convincing home win against Harrow 1st team

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5 October 2017: Richardson & Rubeck top October blitz

Hendon’s John Richardson and Jonathan Rubeck shared top place in our October blitz with 5/6!

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3 October 2017: Hendon Barnet Knights surprise Kings Head 2

Our junior team had a fantastic start to the season, with a victory over the mighty Kings Head 2 team.

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28 September 2017: Jaguars do the double over the Ocelots

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The Jaguars came out top in the return match against Ocelots last night, with another convincing 6.5-1.5 victory.

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14 September 2017: Jaguars & Ocelots start their seasons

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The Jaguars and the Ocelots kicked off our season in Division 2 of the Middlesex League. A fighting match ended in a 6.5-1.5 victory for the Jaguars.

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12 September 2017: R.I.P. Peter Poobalasingam

In early September we were shocked and saddened to learn of the untimely death of our friend & long-time Hendon clubmate Peter Poobalasingam.

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7 September 2017: IM Max Berchtenbreiter wins September blitz

German IM Max Berchtenbreiter & Tom Villiers shared 1st place in our September blitz. Runners-up were Hendon’s Federico Rocco, Karim Reed & Luis Ortiz Sanchez.

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