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Online Chess Coaching and Games During the Holidays

April 6 @ 10:00 am - April 21 @ 11:00 am


Learn chess with Alan these holidays!

Alan Goldsmith has won the SA Championship 4-times, the last in 2016, is the President of the SA Junior Chess League, President of the SA Chess Association  and chess writer for the Sunday Mail and fortunately, he loves chess!

Chess Coaching Classes online

Monday – Friday

10 AM – 11 AM

2 PM – 3 PM

4 PM – 5 PM

The cost per session is $10

These classes will be run over the three weeks starting Monday 6th April 2020 and going through to Tuesday 21st April, with the only exception being Tuesday 7th April due to a prior engagement.

Please note there will not be any sessions on Wednesday, 22nd – Friday 24th April 2020 since the SAJCL will be hosting and running the first City of Adelaide Internet Championships on those days – and of course all students can take part.

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Wk 1 -6/4/20 1oam 1oam 1oam 1oam 1oam
2pm 2pm 2pm 2pm
4pm 4pm 4pm 4pm
Wk 2 – 13/4/20 1oam 1oam 1oam 1oam 1oam
2pm 2pm 2pm 2pm 2pm
4pm 4pm 4pm 4pm 4pm
Wk 3 – 20/4/20


1oam 1oam
2pm 2pm
4pm 4pm

Students can book in for one or more sessions per day over the next 2.5 weeks

We will be using Zoom to connect with the students – you should download Zoom from zoom.com it will only take a few minutes and simply follow the instructions.

To take part in the class you need to register  beforehand with Alan – simply text your email address and the Session you want to be part of to Alan’s phone 0401 67 2481

He will then send you an email with a link for you to click at the appropriate time  for you to login and and take part. It is remarkably easy.

The lesson will consist of a demonstration of some key ideas – openings, tactics, strategies, good, useful stuff – on a chessboard on the screen for a short time using either ChessKid.com or chess.com or Lichess.org of some key ideas and then the students can play matches online or puzzles.

VENUE: Your home!

LUNCH: Whatever is in your fridge!

Each Coaching Class is suitable for youngsters of all levels and ages (6+) – from beginner (but a knowledge of how the pieces move will be assumed) to advanced.

The class covers many key ideas and consist of short lessons and games, all designed to help students discover the real joy of chess. Girls in particular are taught to counter-attack! Advanced students will discover ‘Savage chess’!

For more details and to register, please ring or text Alan on 0401 67 2481


April 6 @ 10:00 am
April 21 @ 11:00 am


Alan Goldsmith
0401 67 2481

Knights & Bytes
136 Port Rd Hindmarsh 5007
Mob: 0401 672 481
Email: alang@knightsandbytes.com.au