The #1 Chess Club In The Overberg

The Home of Chess in Hermanus

Our aim at the Hermanus Chess Club is to help grow chess in Hermanus as well as the greater Overberg region, by engaging in numerous chess development programs and stimulating chess for both youth and federation players.

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Benefits of Joining a Chess Club

Skill Development: Chess clubs provide a structured environment for players to improve their skills. Regular play against diverse opponents helps in honing strategic thinking, tactics, and overall gameplay.

Competition: Chess clubs provide a platform for regular, competitive play. Engaging in tournaments or club competitions allows players to test their skills, learn from their mistakes, and gain experience in a competitive setting.

Learning Opportunities: Clubs often organize workshops, lectures, and training sessions conducted by experienced players or coaches. These events offer valuable insights into various aspects of the game, helping players enhance their understanding.

Meet our Executive Committee

Martin Brink

Mariette Pretorius


Ethan Higham

Tiaan Rabe

Additional Member

Leta Higham

Additional Member

Lynne Opperman

Additional Member

Where To Find Us

We are currently situated at The Brewery in the Hemel en Aarde village, playing every Thursday afternoon from 15:30 until 18:00 in the evening. If you are interested in joining the club and becoming a member, head on over to our membership page or send us an email.