Hendon Blitz #Chess, Golders Green Rapidplay, Hampstead Congress

|highlights for june|

june 7: Hendon Chess Club Blitz is rated by FIDE and is open to everyone. Just turn up at 7.30pm with £5.00 and play six (ten minutes per player) games. First Thursday of each month at Golders Green Unitarians Church, 31½ Hoop Lane, Golders Green, London NW11 8BS (5 minutes from Golders Green tube station). Buses H1, H2 and H3 pass along Hoop Lane.

june 9: Golders Green Rapidplay (www.goldersgreenchess.blogspot.com) at St Albans Church Hall, West Heath Drive NW11 7QG. Four sections based on ability! Enter online, pay on the day.

june 23-24: Hampstead Chess Congress (http://hampsteadchess.blogspot.co.uk/) takes place minutes walk from the Northern Line Underground.  Two sections, only space for 40 players, all profits to our two charities, Henderson Court and The Children's Society.

|chess books for sale|

I have a large stock of new chess books for sale, and I have just listed all the Everyman volumes here.  Have a look - the books are priced competitively at about 25% off list price.  Here is the Everyman website, which has the descriptions of content.
How to purchase: tell me which volumes you are interested in purchasing, and request a Paypal invoice or to pay by cheque.  Do not send payment until requested to do so in case the book has already been sold.  You can then either collect your books from any Golders Green Rapidplay or Hendon Chess Club blitz but if you want the books posted then I'll have to add £4.00 a book.

|now get out and play chess|

+ Golders Green Rapidplay (www.goldersgreenchess.blogspot.com - monthly)
+ London Rapidplay (www.londonrapidplay.co.uk - bi-monthly)
+ Docklands Rapidplay (www.spanglefish.com/docklandschessclub - bi-monthly)

18-24 June: Hampstead Summer Festival 18-24 June (www.hampsteadsummerfestival.com) will feature at least one small weekender and a training weekend for juniors.
EACU Congress (http://www.eacu.org.uk/) at Newmarket

22 July-4 August: British Chess Championships (North Shields) 22 July-4 August (www.britishchesschampionships.co.uk/)

|planning the future|
March 2013 will see the Candidates matches in London
Start thinking about the 100th British at Torquay, July/August 2013
2014 Norway, Olympiad, 1-14 August


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Best wishes

Adam Raoof

President: Middlesex County Chess Association
FIDE International Organiser & Arbiter
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Hendon, London NW4 4UY

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