Welcome to the Hermanus Chess Club

The Hermanus Chess club is expanding and we would like all current and past players of this wonderful game to join us. All chess lovers, both those who can play and those looking to learn. The Hermanus Chess Club is located at the Hermanus Sports Club. We play every Thursday afternoon from 15:30 to 18:00. If you are interested in joining the club and becoming a member, head on over to our registration page or send us an email. We charge a yearly fee of R120 for both junior and players.

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Our History

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The Hermanus Chess Club was first founded in 2016 and has been growing ever since. Our goal is to help grow the game of chess in the local area of Hermanus aswell as the greater Overberg Region. The Hermanus Chess Club has competed in numerous club championships such as the 2019 Overberg Club Champs where Hermanus came 1st in the A and B division. The club has also hosted local tournaments in the Hermanus area. We would like to welcome all players of any strength to join us and help grow and spread the beauty of the game.

Exco Members



Martin Brink



Hennie Greef



Ethan Higham



Philip Hough

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“Every chess master was once a beginner.” – Irving Chernev

“Chess is a war over the board. The object is to crush the opponent’s mind.” – Bobby Fischer