Chess – Week 1

Course Details

Age: 8-12


Cost: £180 (Early-Bird: £162)

Are you confused by Castling? Or empowered by your knowledge of En Passant? Whether you are a budding chess player, or an experienced one, this is the course for you! We will look at how to improve the beginning of your game by looking at the openings available, and also learn how to achieve Checkmate by looking at some puzzles. Chess has been around for thousands of years, isn’t it time you improved your game?

Covid-19 Update

So that equipment sharing is kept to a minimum, chess matches will take place on mirrored boards whilst socially distancing.

Tutor Profile

Jacob Jeffries joined the Perse in September 2019 as a Philosophy, Ethics and Religious Studies teacher. He previously gained a BA in Philosophy from the University of Leeds and proceeded to gain an MSc also in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh. An avid chess player, Jacob is keen to teach others the nuances of the game.

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