Promoting Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC)
Developing chess talent in local primary schools
School and CSC Competitions
Chess tutoring for kids


Welcome to, a website to support children, tutors, teachers and parents in developing and nurturing chess talent in Primary Schools.

As a tutor for the charity Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) (Manchester Project) since 2013 I have followed a 30 week curriculum for children from Year 2 to 5 in a variety of schools. The children are given plenty of time to learn how the pieces move, mini-games to keep their interest and worksheets/handouts to confirm/aid learning. As the year progresses skills develop and good habits are instilled, including teaching them good chess etiquette. The tutor runs a class competition towards the end of the school year to introduce them to competitive chess. The tutor will then aim to end the year by challenging schools against each other, something the children love to do.

Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC)


3cs Results in European Cup

Created: 14-Oct-17 21:04

CSC Competition Results

Created: 08-Oct-17 20:19

European Chess Cup in Turkey

Created: 07-Oct-17 11:04

11 entries for CSC Competition on Sun 8th Oct

Created: 06-Oct-17 17:19


Mon 23 Oct 2017 6.00pmLessons : Duke Of Edinburgh Bronze Award - Lesson
Wed 25 Oct 2017 7.00pmMatches : 3cs 2 v Heywood 1
Thu 26 Oct 2017 1.45pmLessons : St Thomas’ Primary : Lesson 8 Check/Checkmate
Thu 26 Oct 2017 3.15pmSchool Chess Club : St Thomas’ Primary :
Thu 26 Oct 2017 7.00pmGeneral : 3cs Chess Club

Please visit the diary for more events.

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