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October 21, 2019

Barnes Bonfire Night tickets are now on sale!

They can be purchased from the following local retailers:

Apparent Properties Estate Agents

Two Peas in a Pod

Focal Point Opticians

Riva Newsagents

Barnes Fish Shop

Brown Dog Pub

Clubhouse during opening hours.


October 3, 2019

We will be running half term holiday camps over 2 weeks - from 21st October to 1st November 2019. There will be activities for all!

Top Tennis Coaching offers an opportunity to improve your tennis skills in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Learn about the program and sign...

September 5, 2019

Congratulations to our star Penguin Saahil Bansal on his sensational performance at the 2019 European Chess Championship. He achieved the highest performance of the England team (1905 FIDE) and showed incredible chess skills and knowledge. Saahil`s 8th game against a v...

August 23, 2019

September is nearly here and our clubs are ready to welcome back existing members as well as new children. We run an extensive program for children of different ages and interests. All our coaches are fully qualified and experienced practitioners with a lot of enthusia...

August 7, 2019

The 2019 European Youth Chess Championship is under way in Bratislava, Slovakia. Desert Penguins Chess Club is very proud to have Saahil and Anika representing ENGLAND at such a prestigious event. 

After 5 games played, Anika has 1.5 points in the Girls Under 14 ye...

August 2, 2019

We congratulate our very experienced player, Yad on taking joint 6th place at 106th British Chess Championships in Under 9 years old category. Yad had a great tournament scoring 129 ECF grade performance.

Yad came Tie for 2nd place at U9 years old boys Southern Gig...

July 24, 2019

After weeks of countrywide battles for Golden Tickets to TERAFINALS - the ultimate stage of Delancey UK School Chess Challenge - we are pleased to announce great success that our Penguins had in these competitions.

Congratulations to Anika who won U13 girls Southern Gig...