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Fully booked ** Summer Chess School 2019 August 7th - 9th.

The Childrens Summer Chess School is being held at Ballynafeigh Bowling Club now in its 10th Year - Fully booked.

This event is now in its 10th Year. Consisting of 3 days of fun chess. Including problem solving. Team chess. Endgame study. Study of Grandmaster games... Battle Chess. The days are timetabled to include a variety of activities. We have a maximum of 16 places and invite players from Beginners to regular players. Lower recommended age is 7 years.

News article from last years:





For young Chess enthusiasts an opportunity to get immersed in hours of playing chess.

Improve your Chess game

10:00am – 3:00pm
Lunch 12:30-1:30
(Recommended to bring packed lunch)

Weds/Thurs/Fri 7th 8th 9th  August

Each day will comprise of well structured tutorials mixed with
practical and fun games, puzzles and mini competitions.
We will be teaching the game of chess in easy enjoyable steps. You
will learn the moves and some of the strategies of Chess. A game that
teaches planning, logic, problem solving.

If you know the rules and would like to learn more we will cover
tactics, analysing a move, solving problems.

If you are a good player we will provide coaching to improve your
play and develop your own plan of studying for the future.

Lots of chess fun including: Mini tournaments, puzzle solving.
Studying Great Masters. Endgame Studies. Coaching from top Ulster
Chess Players.

Pre-registration required. Closing date 6th August. Price £15 for the
course (payable on the first day). Please (email) send name,
address, school , age, Chess level – Total Beginner, Knows the rules,
regular player.
Limited Numbers Book early to avoid disappointment.
Recommended Lower age limit approx 7 years.