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Chess Club

Overview

Chess is a combination of strategy, style and basic skills. Just as each person is unique, a pupil develops his chess identity over time. Playing regularly with some guidance along the way helps to correctly module a pupil's game and shape it into a style of his own in his pursuit of excellence.

The Chess Club is open to all chess enthusiasts from Pri.3 to Pri.6. In the event that there are vacancies after all Pri.3 to Pri.6 boys have been assigned 1 CCA, we may proceed to invite Pri.2 boys who have shown interest by registering for the National Inter-Schools Chess Championship.  The maximum enrolment is sixty. Priority will be given to existing chess members and pupils from Pri.3 to Pri.6.

Members learn to write chess notations, chess tactics and strategies and get a chance to challenge their peers. Mini-tournaments are held within the club to rank and select the players. Selected players will then represent the school in individual and team championships at the inter-school level. 

Programme / 

Activities




In a typical CCA session, the Chess coach will provide a 45 min lesson on :

(a) a specific tactic/strategy used in an opening / mid-game / end-game;

(b) a specific opening / defence;

(c) chess puzzles to test understanding and facilitate application of tactics and 
     strategies; followed by a 45 min practice session where members play against 
     each other.

Teachers

1. Mr Royston Siah Kim Tian I/C

siah_kim_tian_royston@moe.edu.sg

2. Ms Kalvinder Kaur

kalvinder_jeet_kaur@moe.edu.sg

Day / Time


Fridays

2.15pm to 4.00pm

Venue

2022 P5.4 Classroom – Beginner / Novice Players

2022 P5.5 Classroom – Intermediate / Advanced Players

Members

P3 to P6

Quota

50-60

Attire / Training Kit (once accepted as a member)

School uniform or white corporate shirt.

Note


  • Returning members are not required to register online.
  • P6 boys who wish to join Chess CCA must be a returning member. New P6 registrations will not be accepted.