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Welcome to chesstutor.co.uk, 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.

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News

EPSCA Results - Liverpool 8th Feb 2020

Created: 09-Feb-20 19:55

Reminder of the basics

Created: 05-Feb-20 18:54

How best to start a game of chess!

Created: 05-Feb-20 18:49

African Adventures - latest list (46 players)

Created: 02-Feb-20 08:59

Events

Wed 12 Aug 2020 6.30pmLocal Chess Club : Ashton Community Chess Club Broadoak & Smallshaw Community Centre, Broadoak Road, Ashton OL6 8RS.
Thu 13 Aug 2020 7.00pmLocal Chess Club : 3Cs Chess Club St Edwards Community Centre, Spring Lane, Lees, Oldham, OL4 5AJ
Wed 19 Aug 2020 6.30pmLocal Chess Club : Ashton Community Chess Club Broadoak & Smallshaw Community Centre, Broadoak Road, Ashton OL6 8RS.
Thu 20 Aug 2020 7.00pmLocal Chess Club : 3Cs Chess Club St Edwards Community Centre, Spring Lane, Lees, Oldham, OL4 5AJ
Wed 26 Aug 2020 6.30pmLocal Chess Club : Ashton Community Chess Club Broadoak & Smallshaw Community Centre, Broadoak Road, Ashton OL6 8RS.
Thu 27 Aug 2020 7.00pmLocal Chess Club : 3Cs Chess Club St Edwards Community Centre, Spring Lane, Lees, Oldham, OL4 5AJ

Please visit the diary for more events.

 
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