Category Archives: Regulars

Junior Club

School holiday closures.  The juniors club meets only in school term-time, for the half-term holiday, there will be no meeting on Friday 2 June, for the summer holidays the last meeting of the Juniors club will be Friday 21 July, when the club will be closed for the next six weeks.”

Opening times change. Hours for juniors club are changing, and are now 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.on Fridays, starting this Friday 31 March.

Our club for Juniors is run by our members Mark Brougham and Keith Hossack. All young persons aged five to eighteen are very welcome, and parents who wish to accompany their children are very welcome too. The Juniors club is for all ability levels: we are happy to teach beginners the moves, and we welcome all who enjoy playing chess, whether for fun or more competitively. And Hastings and St Leonards Chess Club has plenty of expert members who will be happy to give tips to any budding chess prodigies!

The Juniors club meets on Friday evenings 5.00 till 6.45 p.m. during school terms, in the lower playing room at 2 Cornwallis Terrace.

For further details please contact Keith Hossack at

Hastings and St Leonards Chess Club has an approved and rigorous safeguarding policy. 



Club Night

Friday night is Club Night!

Come and join us as we host our regular ‘friendly’ Club Night each Friday. We currently hold ‘friendly’ rapid-chess matches once a month, timed and/or with appropriate handicap measures agreed accordingly between opponents.

Open to members & non-members* from 6:30pm ’til 9:00pm every Friday night. Register before 6:45pm for 7:00pm start when matches are planned

*non-members may attend free of charge for three sessions before being invited to apply to become a member of the club.