Athenaeum beat the National Liberal Club

The Athenaeum at home beat the NLC in the Cup 5.5-1.5

The board 1 game is available in our database.

In board order with NLC White on odd, and Ath named first

Peter Lee 1  Nick Kirby 0

Stephen Lowe 1 Ben Widdicombe 0

Russell Campbell 1 Gordon Hamme 0

David Shankland 0.5 Wolfgang Schady 0.5

David Taylor 1 Mehul Trivedi 0

Guy Morton 1 Nadim Osserian 0

Brian Gilmore 0 Mark Taylor (the Lansdowne Club) 1

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

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