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Monday 26 October 2020

Coronavirus: COVID-19 latest


At the Standard Athletic Club, we will keep the main entrance open to access the tennis court but the bar will be closed. The clubhouse will remain open but members are requested to respect the Government Recommendations.
Only outdoor facilities or activities for children may remain open; though the Gym Rom may be used subject to restrictions.
Every person entering the club should use their badge on the entrance door to allow tracking.
Download the application ‘StopCovid’
No more than six persons at a table.
Wear a mask at all times, indoors and outdoors.
The changing rooms are temporarily closed.
Respect the maximum number of people allowed in the clubhouse - 30.
Respect the ‘gestes barrières’ and social distancing.
In general, the Government has requested that people limit their movements to the strict minimum, we hope that members will take this into account.

Three full sets and boards are available for members' use. They can be found trailing around in the Club room or lodged behind the reception desk (just ask for one).

Somewhat more serious players prefer to play with a clock* and so as to preserve these highly valuable items they are locked away in a special chess cupboard. To access to these clocks Chess Club Section members are asked to contribute 15€ to get their own key.

Chess can be played anywhere!
Chess on the balcony

There are only about 10 of us and we would welcome new members as we have big expansion ambitions to overtake some other sections in size!



Members are friendly (yes, really!) and usually ready to play a game with any new arrival, most of us playing 2 x 20 minute games, with others preferring 'blitz' games - though we have no 'blind' players (yet).

We do not play outside matches, with little interest being shown for these weekend tournament obligations, nor have we ever managed to set up or complete any internal tournament or league table. We seem to prefer a less competitive environment.


* There are clocks ... Let's play Blitz

Chess Puzzle

Coming soon

08 Nov 2020
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Junior Football - match vs Le Vésinet
21 Nov 2020
02:00PM - 04:00PM
Junior Football - match vs British School
21 Nov 2020
02:30PM -
AGM (Zoom)