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

As we celebrate our 75th anniversary, all our in-person activities are back up and running, and ready to welcome players of all ages and levels!

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Siddharth Gopakumar dominates November blitz!

5 November, 2022

Our November blitz tournament was won by Siddharth Gopakumar with 5½/6, ahead of a field including WGM Elmira Mirzoeva. Congratulations to him!

He could have been joined by one of the Badacsonyi brothers, but they drew with each other in the final round, which I’m sure will have done wonders for family harmony!

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Recognising the maturity of older juniors

3 November, 2022

As Child Protection Officer, I and the club committee have completed our annual review of the Safeguarding Children Policy. The new policy is here (for comparison, the old policy is here).

This post explains the main changes.

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Second team starts with a bang!

21 October, 2022

I’m pleased to report that Hendon 2 got their Middlesex League season off to a flying start this week, with a resounding away victory at Muswell Hill!

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