Chess for beginners

Course Dates: 12/07/22 - 09/08/22
Time: 15:00 - 16:30
Location: Keeley Street
Learn one of the world’s most popular games, beginning with the basic moves and fundamental strategies. Includes a wide range of practical activities in a fun environment that will encourage you to pursue your interest further.
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Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £35.00

Course Code: UBD46

Tue, day, 12 Jul - 09 Aug '22

Duration: 5 sessions (over 5 weeks)

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

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What is the course about?

Basic chess moves and ideas.

What will we cover?

Basic chess moves and ideas and transferable skills.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Move the pieces, know the rules and enjoy a basic game of chess.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

The course is taught at a basic level and is intended for beginners. No previous experience of chess needed.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Playing chess in simpler forms, instruction and discussion.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?


When I've finished, what course can I do next?

If you want to take your chess further, you might be interested in the follow-on course Chess for Improvers (UBD14).

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