Play Chess in Eindhoven

Chess players from outside of the Netherlands are often surprised by the richness of activities and competitions that are available at local chess clubs. Indeed, you can play blitz/rapid games against friends to sharpen your tactics and practice openings, but most foreign players are unfamiliar with the phenomenon of a club championship, where you can compete against other club members in games with a more ‘classical’ time control throughout the season or team championships against national or regional chess clubs. We also organize several times per year training, rapid tournaments and sessions for groups of players of comparable strength.

Monday evening is chess evening at our club: from 7.30 p.m. players gather at the Gemeenschapshuis Genderdal (Boccherinilaan 6). If you wish to learn more, why don’t you pay us a visit?
We also have a separate division for children who meet from 6.45 pm to 8.00 pm on Monday evenings International School Eindhoven (Oirschotsedijk 14B)

Monday nights from early September to late June you can walk in from 7.30 p.m. Games start at 7.45 p.m. The range of rating of our club members ranges from 1200 to 2400, so there are always interesting players for you to play chess with.

Our club participates in the 2nd national league (first team) as well as in the regional competition. These matches are on Saturdays once a month and for teams of 8 players. Apart from this, there is an official but more informal kind of competition against regional clubs for teams of 4 players. These matches take place on the regular chess evening of the chess clubs, so during the week. These matches take place once a month.

15 gedachten over “Play Chess in Eindhoven

  1. Children’s chess coach with extensive experience in sports school in Russia. I’m looking for a permanent job as a chess coach at the club. Knowledge of English, Dutch is very weak. I am ready to attend language courses for studying the language. For the first time, I’m ready to come with the students to participate in the tournament.

  2. Hello

    As per discussion with the coach, registering Vidyuth Kartik. He has completed three trial classes and want to continue the classes and play for the championships

    Vidyuth Kartik –
    DoB : 23 January 2008

  3. Hello, from which age can children join to learn to play? My daughter is 3,5, when is it best to start? Thanks in advance.

  4. Hi! I am Timothy from Indonesia. I like playing chess but have never joined a club before. I would like to play also in Eindhoven but I find it not easy to have someone to play with. I have just found the website about your club and am curious about the possibility to find others to find another players for a foreigner like me. Do you have any suggestions?

  5. Hi I am Santhosh from India, i play in the intermediate level without any rating. I would like to keep in touch with playing. What are some options in your club. Thanks in advance!

  6. Hello. I am writing you a request. My daughter is 10 years old and she is a very strong chess player. We are from in Armenia. We’ve been in this country for a month now and would not want her to stop her chess education. What can I do or where I can go for help?

  7. Hello,

    I’m an spanish living in Eindhoven, are you having any kind of event this summer? I might want to join the club at some point



    • Hello Andres,
      Nice to hear from you! There are no events planned this summer. First evening at our club is in the first week of September.

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