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We are happy to announce that we are reopening the Chess Club on Friday 3 September. This includes the junior section.

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 Mid Sussex League AGM is on Tuesday 7 September. Only one representative per club is allowed at the meeting. If you have any proposals for the meeting please contact one of the club representatives.

I hope to see you all on 3 September.

Eastbourne Chess Club is running a number of on-line events

Please see the Contact Us if you would like to join us for these events.

The Mid Sussex Chess League (MSCL) is running online competitions on lichess.org . The full details can be found on the LMS system (see Fixtures page).

The Club has an adult team (Eastbourne) in the Summer Online League Swiss which has 8 teams of four players. This plays on some Wednesdays between June and September and Colin Clark is captain.
There is also a junior division summer online league, in which Eastbourne juniors have 2 teams of 4. These both have Rasa as (non playing) captain.


The Club is running a 25|10 competition on chess.com 4 times a year. The requirement is to be a member of the Eastbourne Official chess club. The summer competition is about half way through, with 10 rounds.

The online Eastbourne team is currently halfway through a Swiss tournament –

https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/68906  

The club has also entered an “Eastbourne Juniors” team in the online mid Sussex juniors league –

https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/64657