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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Simul with IM Lorin D'Costa

19 February, 2024

We are delighted to announce that IM Lorin D’Costa, a popular figure on the English chess scene and a long-time friend of Hendon Chess Club, will be giving a simultaneous display on Thursday 21st March at our home venue, the Cumberland Club.

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Three-way tie in January blitz

14 January, 2024

A very happy New Year to all our members and friends!

Our first event of 2024 took place on Thursday, with an excellent turnout at our monthly blitz. The tournament ended, somewhat unusually, with a three-way tie for first place between Tom Shepherd, Lut Yin Luke Lau and Harry Bryant on 5/6.

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Christmas cheer for Hendon 1

18 December, 2023

Last week, Hendon 1 finished the year strongly with a third consecutive victory, this time away against Kings Head 2! The teams looked close on paper, but we ran out convincing 4½–1½ winners.

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