Chess For Beginners


Have you always wanted to play chess but just found it too difficult to learn? Perhaps you haven’t played for years and need a refresher. This entertaining course is presented by Steve Mann, a former Sydney Junior Chess Champion with over 30 years of experience in chess tuition. This course is designed specifically for beginners who have little or no previous experience. Steve will unlock the basic secrets of chess for you in a clear, relaxed and enthusiastic manner. Ideal for those who wish to have fun as well as challenging their brain cells! Steve is also an Early Childhood Educator and professional musician.

Westfield Penrith on Thursday

Beginning 28/7/2022 from 15:30:00 to 17:30:00

for 8 Weeks


Topics Covered include:

1. A brief history of chess 2. Rules and object of the game 3. How the pieces move and capture 4. Coordinating the pieces 5. Tactics 6. Strategy 7. The 3 stages of the game 8. How to improve your chess skills

Course Outcome

Students will have the skills and confidence to play chess privately or socially. They will be able to understand chess literature and know how to engage in online chess activities.

On the first session bring

Pen and a notebook

Items to be purchased during the course

Pen and a notebook - $5

Special Issues To Note

NCC Code: 84CHEA322



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