Chess Club SW Harburg

"Schwarz Weiß Harburg" is a chess club in the heart of Hamburg Harburg with 30 adult members and a youth group with about 15 members. Chess players of all ages, nationalities, sexes and playing strength are welcome. In 2020 we participate in the Hamburg Team Championship with three teams. The four club championships are open for club members, and partly to guests.

Play time: Thursdays

Every thursday we meet from 7pm in our club home in Harburg-Heimfeld to play chess, analyse games and chat. If you are interested just come by and meet us, you are very welcome! Club tournaments and Hamburg Team Championship home games also take place on thursdays. The calender keeps you up to date.


Please note: Strict 2G+ rule!

Please be aware that in order to enter you need to show proof of full Covid 19 vaccination or proof of recovery from Covid 19. In addition to that, you need to show a negative Covid-Test that is not older than 24 hours. Guests with a third vaccination ("Booster") do not need a Covid test. You are not required to wear a mask.

Youth training

Due to Covid restrictions we currently cannot offer chess classes for children.

Low membership fees

We have some of the lowest membership fees among Hamburg chess clubs. Standard fee is 8€/month, while unemployed and disabled pay 5,50€/month. Children and students pay 4€/month. This makes us the club with the lowest membership fees south of the Elbe.

Where we play

We meet at the AWO-Seniorentreff Hamburg-Heimfeld (how to get there), right in the vicinity of the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH). The rooms are perfectly suited for a chess club of our size with a big playing hall, barrier free access, two terraces and a fully equipped kitchen!

Map of the place of livings of chess club SW Harburg's members
Most of our members live in the Süderelbe area