Eastbourne Chess Club is closed until further notice

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Welcome to Eastbourne Chess Club website.

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

The venue is a 5 minute walk from Eastbourne train station and boasts a large, comfortable lounge area, members’ bar, stairlift, and a continuous season of events throughout the year.  We have four teams playing in the mid-Sussex league with chess players, and games, suiting all abilities. The Club also organises a number of very popular chess lectures throughout the year..

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.

The club runs a junior sessions from 6.30 – 7.30 

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What’s on the Website today

The President’s evening is on Friday 20 December from 19.30.
There is a friendly tournament on the evening plus food and drink.
You are all welcome.


John’s Chess Talk is scheduled for Friday, April 24th 2020, entitled:

 Two Club champions, and two fine games

Adrian’s Chess Talk took place on Friday 22nd November, 2019.

Adrian’s talk was entitled:

“Catastrophes in Openings with Early Queen Sorties”

A full report can be found on the News page.

These events are very popular and well-attended.  All members are invited to come along to what promises to be an enjoyable and entertaining evening.

Club President Doug Stevenson can be contacted on dougstevenson@uwclub.net 01424 272581.

Alternatively, you can contact the club secretary Colin Clark on

colindavidclark@hotmail.com  01323 737432

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.