We are a thriving, friendly and successful chess club in North-West London.

Hendon offers a wide range of chess-playing opportunities, for players of all ages and levels. We are proud to have been part of London’s chess community for over 75 years!

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Zoltan Repasi wins new FIDE Open Rapid!

19 January, 2023

Tonight we held our first FIDE-rated open rapid tournament for many years. The format was five rounds of 10+5 (10 minutes with an increment of 5 seconds per move).

The event was well attended, and was won by Zoltan Repasi from Hungary, who conceded just one draw, to Stanley Badacsonyi in the final round, thus finishing on 4½/5. Congratulations to him! David Amior was the top Hendon player, in joint 5th place with 3½/5.

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January Blitz kicks off 2023!

5 January, 2023

Happy New Year to all our members, and to our friends in the chess community in London and worldwide! We hope you enjoyed the holiday period and wish you every success and happiness in 2023.

The new year kicked off today with our January FIDE-rated Blitz tournament. Stanley Badacsonyi started 2023 as strongly as he finished 2022, winning the tournament with a perfect score for the third time this season. Congratulations to him!

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Stanley Badacsonyi crushes the field in December blitz!

1 December, 2022

Our December FIDE Blitz tournament was won by young Stanley Badacsonyi with a perfect score of 6/6 – his second of the season! Congratulations to him!

Second place was shared by Avyukt Dasgupta and Harry Bryant on 5/6; top Hendon players were Javier Ramos Cabrera and Salvatore Pepe with 4/6.

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