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

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are running two teams in the London Online Chess League, and hosting other online events.

We look forward to being able to return to our traditional over-the-board events, such as Middlesex League matches (we are title-holders and nine-times champions!), social chess, and regular blitz tournaments.

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Victories, hollow and solid: an interview with Michael Bennett

5 December, 2020

In my last interview, I talked to the man who turned Hendon into a go-to destination for chess events. Continuing the series, I’m talking to the man who turned the club into serial competition-winners.

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Both Hendon teams beaten in the LOCL

2 December, 2020

Two weeks ago both Hendon teams won; last week both drew; tonight we unfortunately completed the pattern, with both Hendon A and Hendon B losing.

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A tale of two ties on Tornelo

25 November, 2020

Both Hendon teams drew their matches in the London Online Chess League this evening. However, one result feels like a win, the other more like a defeat… equilibrium on the match cards, perhaps, but not in this captain’s heart!

Hendon A continue unbeaten in the Open division, and can be very proud of their performance against a team almost 130 grading points stronger on average, featuring three titled players!

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