Welcome to the Hermanus Chess Club

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. We are situated at the Hermanus Sports Club, open 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.

Our History
Hermanus Chess Club
The Hermanus Chess Club was first founded in 2016, and has been growing ever since. We have competed in numerous club championships and matches, such as the Ovberg Chess Leauge and Western Cape Club Championship. We afilliated with the Hermanus Sports Club in 2021 and have been playing there ever since on Thursday afternoons. Our goal has always been to grow the sport and share the love of the game, and we will continue to do so in Hermanus and the greater Overberg.

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Latest News Article

Cover Image for Curro Hermanus hosts second Overberg Rapid for 2022

On the 14th of May the Overberg Chess Federation hosted their second rapid tournament of 2022. The tournament took place at Curro Hermanus.

HCC Admin
HCC Admin

2022/2023 Executive Committee
Martin Brink
Michael Arnold
Ethan Higham
Fouche Scholtz
Additional Member
Lynne Opperman
Additional Member
Jonas Crookes
Additional Members

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