Chess

Chess Courses in London

Whether you’ve just starting learning or if you want to find other passionate players, City Lit offers different chess courses for people of all abilities. With the help of our tutors, get to know the role of each piece, how best to use them and various strategies in our beginner and refresher courses.
 

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  1. Develop your game: the art of chess strategy
    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 23 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Chess strategy will look at important concepts such as attacking the king, king safety and piece co-ordination.. We will also look at weak squares, weak pawns, pawn structure, outposts and other positional features.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £54.00
  2. Develop your game: how to tackle chess endings
    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 18 Jun 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    This course will look at the final phase of a chess game, the endgame. The endgame occurs when there is a reduced amount of material on the board. This course will help the student acquire knowledge of important concepts such as rook activity, the opposition in king and pawn endings and nuances in bishop and knight endings.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £54.00
  3. Play chess like a grandmaster
    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 6 Aug 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    This course will uncover how top players make their decisions at the board. We look at the games of chess greats such as Capablanca, Fischer, Karpov and Carlsen. Each week a different theme will be explored in some depth.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £42.00

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