Welcome to the Heriot-Watt University Dubai Chess Club - where chess enthusiasts of all levels unite! Our mission at Watt Chess is to introduce the captivating world of chess to the entire university community. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned player, our club offers a relaxed and enjoyable setting to engage in both casual and competitive chess matches. Explore fresh tactics, refine your strategies, and enhance your chess prowess in a stress-free ambiance.

Our aspiration is to foster a vibrant chess community and cultivate a chess-centric culture throughout Heriot-Watt University. Through the timeless game of chess, we aim to forge connections and enhance student experiences. Join us for our weekly gatherings, where members can connect, learn, and challenge one another on the chequered battlefield. Whether you're taking your first steps in chess or you're a grandmaster-in-the-making, or even if you're seeking a mentally stimulating social activity, you've found your haven. All are warmly welcomed to be a part of this enriching journey!

Club Session Timings(TBC):

- Tuesday 3-5 PM in room 1.29

- Thursday 4-6 PM in room 1.54

Sign up for our sessions: CLICK HERE


Meet the Council 2023-2024:

President: Devesh Pansare

Vice President: Aryan Rajeshkumar

Secretary:  Maryann Fernandes

Social Media Representative: Sharen D'Souza


HWUD Chess 2022-2023:



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