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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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David Amior leads the Club Championship!

30 June, 2024

Round 3 of the Club Championship took place last Thursday. David Amior defeated Jonathan Samuel on top board, in an exciting game in which both sides had chances; Rob Willmoth defeated Salvatore Pepe on Board 2.

This leaves David Amior in sole first place with 3/3 at the half-way point, with four players a half-point behind. Still all to play for!

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Three lead after round 2 of the Championship

23 June, 2024

The second round of the Club Championship took place on Thursday. David Amior, Salvatore Pepe and Jonathan Samuel scored their second wins of the tournament, so they share the lead.

There is a large group half a point behind them, including some of the rating favourites, so it’s hard to make firm predictions at this early stage. Nonetheless, for the time being, these three are the players to beat!

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Final Middlesex League matches played

15 June, 2024

The final matches of our Middlesex League season were played this week.

On Monday, Hendon 1 were in action at Kings Head; unfortunately, as so often away from home this season, we were heavily out-rated and lost 5–1, though James Robinson and Armaan Nilim achieved very creditable draws against FM opposition.

On Thursday, Hendon 3 played away from home against Harrow Juniors 2, achieving a 3–3 tie, including wins for Gautam Sriram and Djad Ben-Eshak.

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