Chess for beginners

Course Dates: 01/11/19 - 06/12/19
Time: 15:00 - 16:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Julian Way

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.


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 in Term 2, you might be interested in Chess for Improvers (UBD14).


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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 01/12/2018)
It’s quite demanding but tutor very encouraging
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Course Code: UBD09

Fri, day, 01 Nov - 06 Dec '19

Duration: 6 sessions (over 6 weeks)

Full fee: £89.00
Senior fee: £71.00
Concession: £39.00

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