I’m pleased to announce two simultaneous displays coming up in the near future which might interest readers.

West London Chess Club are hosting a simultaneous exhibition by IM Tom Rendle on Wednesday 8th September at 7:15 p.m. at the Chiswick Town Hall. There will be a £20 board fee for participants. If you’d like to reserve a place, just email Andy Hayler:

Guildford Chess Club is celebrating its 125th anniversary, and is running a special event in Guildford High Street on Saturday 11th September from 10.30 – 16.00 – a 125-board simultaneous display given by some of the top chess players in England, including Grandmaster Gawain Jones [former British Champion and current European Online Blitz Champion] and Grandmaster Nick Pert, former World Under 18 Champion! There is no charge for this event.

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