Games

Discover the rules, aims and strategies of classic and much-loved games, enjoy expert advice and hands-on play. Our tutors can show you tricks and techniques to become masterful at these activities. From bridge , to chess, play with and learn from people that share your interest and passion for these entertaining pastimes.
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  1. Backgammon: from beginner towards expert

    Course Date: Tue 8 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to become an expert backgammon player. Topics covered will include the basics of playing, plus probability theory, choosing a game plan, the psychology of your opponent, the doubling cube and more.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £44.00

  2. Bridge for beginners

    Course Date: Tue 8 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy playing cards? This taster course will introduce the principles of bridge and enable you to progress with confidence onto a beginners' bridge course.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £39.00

  3. Bridge revision

    Course Date: Thu 3 Aug 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is designed for City Lit bridge students, past and present, as well as anyone who is familiar with one and two level opening bids but wishes to refresh their declarer and defensive play.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £22.00

  4. Chess for beginners

    Course Date: Tue 25 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to learn one of the world's most popular games? We will begin with the basic moves and fundamental strategies. A wide range of practical activities, in a fun environment, will help you grasp the key concepts of chess and stimulate you to pursue your interest further.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £26.00

  5. Chess for improvers

    Course Date: Tue 8 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    You’ve learned the rules of the game but are mystified about how you win. What next? Explore the tactics of chess and ways of developing your game to deliver checkmate.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £26.00

  6. Chess: a taster

    Course Date: Tue 18 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Anyone can play chess. Take your first steps in this fascinating game and find out about the pieces and how they move. Covers the basic strategies needed to play a proper game of chess.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £8.00

  7. How to solve cryptic crosswords

    Course Date: Sat 29 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wondered how cryptic crosswords work? These brain-fizzing sessions for beginners teach you how to unlock cryptic clues and how to effortlessly improve your memory, vocabulary and problem-solving skills whilst having fun.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

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