Ballarat Junior Chess Club

Chess Coaching goes Online

The club is keen to resume Junior Coaching Sessions which were suspended along with club meetings earlier this month. Head coach Simon Rutherford has contacted all students and it is hoped that sessions will be able to start again shortly. If anyone else wishes to join the junior coaching sessions then please contact Simon on srpj@bigpond.com . Any adult player can also contact either Simon or myself and we will assess if there is sufficient interest in holding sessions for adult players.

Who: Anyone under the age of 18
Where: Online at https://www.chess.com/club/ballarat-chess-club
When: TBA
Term Dates:
Term 1 - 30th January 2020 – 26th March 2020
Term 2 - 16th April 2020 – 25th June 2020
Term 3 - 16th July 2020 – 17th September 2020
Term 4 - 8th October 2020 – 17th December 2020

Cost:

$100 per term (or $15 per night). Pro-rata fees will be charged if a student commences part way during the term

All enrolled students from the same family (brothers and sisters) are entitled to a 25% discount

Students who enrol for a full term are entitled to free membership of the Ballarat Chess Club which meets at that venue from 7.30pm on the same night

Who will be coaching me?

FM Simon Rutherford, Master of World Chess Federation, Director of Central Highlands Chess, National/State champion, Australian representative. Read more about Simon here... Simon will be supported by other coaches from the Ballarat Chess Club as required.

Enrolment
Please fill in your details on the enrolment page, and follow the prompts to make payment.
For further enquiries about the course, contact Simon (0490 706 207 centralhighchess@bigpond.com).

For payment enquiries, contact BCC Treasurer, Kevin Perrin (0418 533 517 treasurer@ballaratchess.com).

 

FIDE Master Simon Rutherford Read more

Ballarat Junior Chess Club

Enrol online, or if you have further questions, see Simon or Kevin in the Humffray Room of the Mechanics Institute on a Thursday evening. Term 1 already started? That's okay - just come in and we'll look after you - our goal is to get more children playing more chess more often, and enjoying more of the great benefits of chess in their life!

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