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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Thomas Bonn wins June blitz!

3 June, 2023

On Thursday our June FIDE Blitz tournament was won by Thomas Bonn with 5½/6. Congratulations to him!

Second place was taken by Stanley Badacsonyi and Branko Bijeljic with 5/6. Top Hendon players were David Amior, Lion Lebedev, Salvatore Pepe, and Davi Diniz Afonso with 4/6.

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In Memoriam: David Jones, 1923-2023

26 May, 2023

We are saddened to learn that David Le Brun Jones passed away on 18th May, six months short of his 100th birthday.

David served as our chairman from 2008 to 2013, and the trophy awarded for winning the rating prize in our Club Championship is named after him. David won it the first time it was awarded, in his final tournament as chairman.

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Stanley Badacsonyi wins May blitz!

19 May, 2023

Last night we held our May FIDE Blitz tournament at the Cumberland Club. The event was won by Stanley Badacsonyi with 5½/6. Stanley conceded just one draw to Nigerian FIDE Master Chukwunonso Oragwu, who took second place alongside Mohammad Hossein Mozaffari with 5/6.

Congratulations Stanley for winning this tournament for the fourth time this season!

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