Begonia Chess Open 2017

The Begonia Open Chess Tournament takes place in Ballarat and ranks high in the Australian chess calendar – many consider it to be the best weekender of the year. It runs from the 11th-13th March (including the Monday) and already has at least 4 grandmasters competing: Zong-Yuan Zhao, Max Illingworth, Moulthun Ly and Darryl Johansen. For more information, please check  the attached flyer and the website www.begoniaopen.com – there are many prizes, including 3 rating sections.

Begonia Open 2017 flyer

Saturday chess class

Deep analysis by Peter Nicholas thinking deeply

Students very welcome every Saturday morning at the shop 136 Port Rd Hindmarsh. Come for an hour of your choosing between 8:30AM – 1PM and discover the excitement that is chess. Small groups – games and short lessons – cost just $15.

Reversed Halloween Gambit 2

test kasparov game

Saturday class

Deep analysis by Peter Nicholas thinking deeply

Students very welcome every Saturday morning at the shop 136 Port Rd Hindmarsh. Come for an hour of your choosing between 8:30AM – 1PM and discover the excitement that is chess. Small groups – games and short lessons – cost just $15.

Upcoming Events

Term 1 Holiday Class
with Alan Goldsmith – chess writer for the Sunday Mail and 2016 State Chess Champion
Thursday and Friday 20th and 21st April 2017
AM: 9.15am -12.15pm  PM: 12.30pm – 3.30pm
Chess Centre, 10 Ranelagh St Adelaide 5000 
These Coaching Classes are suitable for youngsters of all levels and ages (6+) – from beginner to advanced. Everyone will learn some real skills, whether it’s the simple Lawn-Mower strategy or the Advanced French – all wonderfully exciting ideas that’s combined with playing lots of games. Very gentle learning. Discover some diabolical traps!
Fees:  The cost for either a Morning or Afternoon class is $20 for the first child and $10 for each additional child of the same family. The cost for a full day is $30 and $15 per additional child.  Pizzas can be ordered for lunch – $5 per person – the Pizzas will be ordered to arrive for 12.15pm. To register, please ring or message Alan Goldsmith on 0401 672481 or send an email to alang@knightsandbytes.com.au