Crowborough Congress - 26th February

Still some spaces left at this rapidplay congress in ten days time...

Horsham 2 hold Brighton 1 to a draw

Last Thursday, Horsham 2 headed down to Brighton to play Brighton 1. After a journey down to the coast - I need to get back in the swing of travelling to other clubs! – Horsham 2 were ready and raring to go. Unfortunately, Brighton’s board 2 was missing. After 45 minutes, they put a substitute in, who Peter then comfortably outplayed by simplifying into a king endgame where his king was master of the board whilst his opponent was left on the edge. This led to his opponent's king being knocked sideways and gave us a 1-0 lead.

Local derby goes to the wire

The league season started with a narrow victory for Horsham 1 over Horsham 2 last Tuesday...

UPDATED - Junior club returns 1st February

Just a quick note to confirm that the junior club is back on 1st February as Mike is not available until then.

Dick Newman wishes club members a happy Christmas

I exchange Christmas cards with HCC honourary life member Dick Newman, here is his message to club members...

Telegraph Article Celebrates Phil's success

Telegraph Article

More coverage of Phil Stimpson's successes...

Phil 3rd at British Seniors

(Photo credit: Brendan O'Gorman) Current club champion Phil had a great return to over-the-board tournaments by finishing equal third in the over-65 section of the British Senior Championships...

Horsham win MSL online Summer Swiss

After a couple of second place finishes in earlier online MSL competitions, Horsham emerged victorious in the Summer Swiss...

First Round of Quickplay

Chess pieces

It was great to see everyone back playing competitive chess last night . While most were playing in the Quickplay there was even the first Rook game taking place.

Above all it was great to see competitive chess returning for the first time in too long!

Junior club may return in October - watch this space...

Discussions are ongoing to see if the junior club can return in some form in October. I will email parents when more detail is known.

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