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 (upper): the art of chess calculation
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 3 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    This course will demystify the secrets of chess calculation, forced sequences and thinking techniques.



    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 £71.00 Concession £54.00
  2. Develop your game (lower): how to tackle chess openings
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Fri 5 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    The course will examine the basic principles of the opening including rapid development, the importance of the centre and king safety. We will look at model games to illustrate these principles. There will be plenty of discussion and opportunity for questions.



    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. Chess for beginners
    Course start date:  Wed 23 Feb 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - 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.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £39.00
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  4. Develop your game (lower): the art of chess strategy
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Fri 25 Feb 2022

    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 £39.00

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