The 1972 World Chess Championship between challenger Bobby Fischer of the United States and the defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union for the World Chess Championship caused a worldwide sensation. . The match took place in the Laugardalshöll arena in Reykjavík, Iceland and generated a huge boom in chess playing. The impact was event felt in Borehamwood UK, where a new club was born

Borehamwood Chess Club plays in the Hertfordshire league. Club nights are some Tuesdays at:

The Manor House or Allum Hall,2 Allum Lane, Elstree, Hertfordshire. WD6 3PJ.


Please contact us via this website or borehamwood@hotmail.com  or @borehamwood in twitter

We are few in number, and don’t bite. The more people that join, the more club nights we can hold and spread the chess gospel wider.



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