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Tuesday 21 January 2020

Three full sets and boards are available for members' use. They can be found trailing around in the Club room or lodged behind the reception desk (just ask for one).

Somewhat more serious players prefer to play with a clock* and so as to preserve these highly valuable items they are locked away in a special chess cupboard. To access to these clocks Chess Club Section members are asked to contribute 15€ to get their own key.

Chess can be played anywhere!
Chess on the balcony

There are only about 10 of us and we would welcome new members as we have big expansion ambitions to overtake some other sections in size!



Members are friendly (yes, really!) and usually ready to play a game with any new arrival, most of us playing 2 x 20 minute games, with others preferring 'blitz' games - though we have no 'blind' players (yet).

We do not play outside matches, with little interest being shown for these weekend tournament obligations, nor have we ever managed to set up or complete any internal tournament or league table. We seem to prefer a less competitive environment.


* There are clocks ... Let's play Blitz

Coming soon

21 Jan 2020
03:00PM - 05:00PM
Water cut off
24 Jan 2020
11:00AM - 05:00PM
Bridge Workshop
25 Jan 2020
08:00PM -
Burns Night
26 Jan 2020
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Oysters and Black Velvet
31 Jan 2020
"Season's Greetings" Play
01 Feb 2020
Kids' English Carnival
04 Feb 2020
Ladies' Tennis - ALT's play Vanves
04 Feb 2020
07:30PM -
Bridge Dinner/Tournament
06 Feb 2020
07:00PM -
MC/Member Meeting
09 Feb 2020
02:30PM -
SAC Cricket Section AGM
10 Feb 2020
09:00AM - 06:00PM
Junior Tennis Camp 10-14 Feb
17 Feb 2020
09:00AM - 06:00PM
Junior Tennis Camp 17-21 Feb
17 Feb 2020
09:00AM - 05:00PM
Yoga & Vegetable Cookery in English for Children
29 Feb 2020
08:00PM -
President's Dinner
07 Mar 2020
09:00PM -
70s and 80s Party
21 Mar 2020
08:00PM -
St Patrick's
25 Apr 2020
08:00PM -
Flamenco Evening
01 May 2020
Golf Spring Weekend
16 May 2020
Golf 40th Spring Cup
17 May 2020
SAC AGM

Chess Puzzle