Junior Chess Club

NSC Junior Chess Club - East Doncaster Secondary College

  • The NSC Junior Chess Club provides a pathway for Primary and Secondary school chess players to transition beyond the school chess environment.
  • Participants attend coach-guided learning experience during a 1.5 hour chess club, followed by the NSC Junior Chess Classic which is an ACF Classic rated tournament.
  • Coach-guided sessions involves a lesson delivered by experienced coaches, game play and analysis of games played in the NSC Junior Chess Classic tournaments. Lesson topics include positional & tactical play, endgames, puzzles & tips to improve play
  • NSC Junior Chess Classic tournament rounds follow chess club, with 1 round played each week. Cash prizes, medals and trophies are on offer and presented at the end of the last round.
Head Coach and Chief Arbiter:
Kerry Stead
   Expert Chess Player
   Experienced Chess Coach
   FIDE Instructor**
   International Arbiter**

** Official titles from the World Chess Federation (FIDE)
Location: East Doncaster Secondary College
   John Landy Centre
   20 George Street, East Doncaster

Car park entry from Dryden st. near tennis courts
  • Each child will be working on a tactics work book of his/her level. A book will be issued at first session attended if required, cost is $10 per workbook
  • Bring food and drinks as required.
    Please do not bring any foods containing nuts.
Sessions: Term 3 2017
Date: Chess Club NSC Junior Chess Classic
Sunday 23rd July 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Sunday 30th July 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Sunday 6th August - no chess club
Open Day and Family Chess Fest - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Chess demonstrations, casual games, Family Chess Challenge tournament
More information available soon...
Sunday 13th August 1:00pm to 2:30pm 2:30pm (Round 1)
Sunday 20th August 1:00pm to 2:30pm 2:30pm (Round 2)
Sunday 27th August 1:00pm to 2:30pm 2:30pm (Round 3)
Sunday 3rd September 1:00pm to 2:30pm 2:30pm (Round 4)
Sunday 10th September 1:00pm to 2:30pm 2:30pm (Round 5)
Presentation & Prize giving
Sunday 17th September - no chess club
NSC Allegro Open - registration open at 11am
A 7-round Swiss tournament, 15 mins per player per game.
More information available soon...
   Full term - chess club only    ** 50% off for 2nd and subsequent sibling) $70.00 (GST incl.) ($35 for sibling)
   Casual attendance - chess club only $12.00 (GST incl.) per session
   NSC Sunday Chess Classic tournament only $30.00 (GST incl.)