Notice of The Athenaeum’s Chess Dinner

On 29th November the Athenaeum hold their annual Chess Dinner followed by a simultaneous display given by 1965 British Champion Peter Lee.

The evening starts at 6pm with drinks, with the meal starting around 6.30 pm to allow enough time for the chess afterwards.

Anyone who is interested in attending the evening, with or without a partner, should get in touch with Peter on

There may also be limited places for those who just wish to come to the simul.


Oxford & Cambridge beat Athenaeum

The Oxford & Cambridge won at home to The Atheneaum 4-2.

Terry Chapman(W) – Peter Lee  0-1

Nigel White – Stephen Lowe 1-0

Ian Coleman – Russell Campbell 0-1

Peter Webster – David Shankland 1-0

Vivian Woodward – Kester George 1-0

David Jones – Brian Gilmore 1-0

A fascinating battle took place on Board One. See the game with notes by Peter Lee and Terry Chapman, by clicking T Chapman v P Lee

This Week’s Friendlies

24/10/16         Roehampton v RAC (Woodcote Park)            3-6

25/10/16         National Liberal Club v RAC                             2-4

26/10/16         East India/Oriental  v Hurlingham                     1-5

26/10/16         Chelsea Arts v Reform                                     3-3


The NLC and RAC team photo


RAC beat Hurlingham in the Cup

The RAC defeated Hurlingham at home in the Cup 5-1, they also won the friendly boards 3-1:

1 W Natasha Regan 1 0 Stephen Goss
2 B Stephen Meyler 1/2 1/2 Stephen Quartermaine
3 W Lee Green 1 0 Michael Yeoh
4 B Fred Edge 1 0 Chris Clark
5 W Rob Matthews 1 0 Robert Gordon
6 B Roderick Palmer 1/2 1/2 Paul Mustafa

7 W Mike McKinlay 1 0 Richard Paterson (default)
8 B Colin Ferguson 1 0 Michael Clappe
9 W Anthony Field 0 1 Gavin Graham
10 B David Merrigan 1 0 James Grogono


Friendly Results

Recent friendly results:

27/09/16         Lansdowne v Chelsea Arts                      0-4

28/09/16         Oxford & Cambridge v Roehampton       5-0

04/10/16         Athenaeum v RAC                                   2.5-2.5

06/10/16         Oxford & Cambridge v Chelsea Arts       2-4