Club History
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Immortal Games
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Welcome to Surbiton Chess Club's Website!

Below are some highlights of the latest news but you can also check our twitter feed directly by using the following link, follow on Twitter.

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Stefano Bruzzi 1935 - 2022

Our COVID policy can be found here.

Online Chess: Survey Results

Happy New Year 2021! Whats Happening Online?

Club Statement: Surbiton teams withdraw from 4NCL Online due to unfair player treatment

Surbiton family compete in 2020 International online tournament

We Have Gone Online! Plus famous 4NCL victory in round 1

Jasper's Immortal Game! How did he answer 39...Be8? Its a cracker!

Mark Josse first place in the 2019 British Championships Over 50 tournament

Surbiton Chess Club History

We are 70 years old! Celebration on Sunday 23rd June 2019. Save the Date!

Surbiton 5th in the 2019 version of the 2020 Grand Chess Final

Carlsen vs Caruana in London - Special Club Night 14th Nov 2018

Koby and Ranesh walk away with top honours from 2018 UK Chess Challenge

Surrey Chess Congress 26th-28th October 2018

Surbiton members excel themselves at the 2018 British Championships

Surrey County Chess Needs You!

Surbiton win the Alexander Cup for the first time

Surbiton win 4NCL Division 4

The Flanders Panel - a chess based novel

Surbiton win 2020 Grand Chess Final: Our first National Title!

Koby and Ranesh successful again at the 2017 British Championships

Surbiton Players Excel In The Surrey Individuals

Jonathan Wright 1952-2017

Archive of older news items, members news and captains reports

A selection of Game Positions

A Crisp Finish by Tony Stewart

A Classic Sacrifice

Recognize the position? It’s the first diagram from Alexander Kotov’s classic book “Think Like a Grandmaster”. Find out what he missed.


Never give up! Here is a position that occurred in one of our club matches this season. It is White to play and seal his move. Find out how Black survived this.

Here is a nice finish by Angus James. For those who find the idea of producing an "Immortal Game" a bit daunting please consider sending parts of games or ends of games that you think would be entertaining or instructive to the webmaster.

How did this happen to White after only 14 moves?

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