This annual event, perhaps better known as the Capel, Burn and Bunce, is being held:
Saturday 21st - Sunday 22nd September 2019
The Hertford Club, Lombard House, Bull Plain, Hertford, SG14 1DT
The Hertford Club has a private walled garden where you can enjoy a fine selection of real ales. It's pub food is excellent too.
Full details on downloadable entry form.
Mike Price is stepping down after 15 years as captain. We urgently need a new one if we are to enter the EACU County Championships next season. Enquiries to Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Herts Chess Association AGM will be held on Friday 5th July from 7.30pm in the first floor Committee Room of the Salisbury Arms Hotel, Fore Street, Hertford, SG14 1BZ.
Updated, 14/06/19, first posted 20/05/19.
With sadness we advise that Bryan Fewell passed away on Wednesday 15/05/19, following a long battle with dementia.
As you may remember, Bryan was a dedicated chess player, and a President of HCA for many years. He also served on the Board of Directors for the British Chess Federation.
His funeral will take place at 11am at Harwood Park Crematorium, Watton Road, Knebworth, Herts on Monday 3 June.
Worcs beat Herts, 10 - 6 in the Quarter-Final of the ECF County Championships on Saturday 18th May 2019. The match was played in the village of Braunston, near Daventry from 2.00pm. Herts, with an average grade of 111, had several strong players unavailable but they did fight to the end. Worcs average grade was 123.
Playing a home match in WGC on Saturday 13th October, Herts beat Middlesex 7 - 5 to get their new season off to a fine start. With the score 2½ - 4½ at one point, a win looked unlikely. But Herts took 4½ of the last 5 points to clinch the tie. For the full results - https://sccu-chess.com/index.php/en/component/clm/?view=runde&saison=5&l....
The next match is away to Essex on Saturday 27th October.
The next HCA Meeting will take place on Friday 26th October from 7.30 pm at the Hertford Club, Bull Plain, Hertford, SG14 1DT.
Otherwise know as the Hertfordshire Closed Individual Championships, this annual event returns to the Hertford Club, Hertford on Saturday 22nd September and Sunday 23rd September 2018.
It's friendly and there may even be cake. Full details here: http://ccgi.stevelaw0.plus.com/chess-results/files/2018-2019/cbb_entry.pdf.
It is very sad to report that Bill D'Costa passed away on 18th July. He was 84. Although long retired from chess activities Bill was once a vibrant part of the Hertfordshire chess community - and a Herts junior team captain in the 1990's. He had four children including IM Lorin D'Costa. He will be missed by all who knew him.
The funeral was held on Friday 3rd August at 11am at St Mary's Church, 6 Melbourn Road, Royston SG8 7DB.