Welcome to Eastbourne Chess Club

We are happy to announce that we have reopened the Chess Club after closing for Covid-19. This includes the junior section.

This friendly Club meets every Friday 7.30 at RAFA Bridge Club, 11 Wish Road, BN21 4NX..

The club runs a junior sessions from 6.15 – 7.30 on Fridays

All members are invited to come along to what promises to be enjoyable and entertaining evenings. We also have use of the RAFA bar downstairs.

With so much to choose from, fell free to come along.  Drop in on the night, or contact one of the club officers.  Your first 3 weeks are free with no obligation to join.

We will have sole use of both rooms on Friday evenings from 3 September.

All are invited to return to the Club and new members are most welcome. If you do not plan to return to the Club, please let the club secretary know.

Due to Covid we expect you to follow these basic rules:

Do not come to the Club if you have Covid symptoms
Anyone with cold or flu symptoms is also asked to stay at home, please
On arrival please use the hand sanitizer
Wearing a mask is optional
Windows will be open as much as possible during play
No refreshments. If you need tap water please wash your glass up afterwards

The Club is currently running a number of online events, including matches against other mid-Sussex teams. Please see the News page for additional information.

The President’s evening takes place in December.
There is a friendly tournament on the evening plus food and drink.
You are all welcome.

We run chess talks which are very popular and well-attended.

The new season begins shortly.   The club will host teams within the Mid Sussex League, along with numerous in-house competitions.  Chess talks are planned for the end of season and the ever-popular President’s Evening will take place before Christmas.

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