Chess training day – Sunday 11th September

Aberdeen Chess Training

Sunday 11th September at Woodbank House

Starts at 11 am, finishing at 5.30 pm with breaks for refreshments and lunch Get ready for the new season with a day of chess training led by local chess trainer Hamish Olson. Hamish is an accomplished player and has an extensive chess knowledge which he enjoys sharing with other aspiring players. This year he acted as coach for Scotland’s Glorney Cup team and has spent the Summer playing chess in The Czech Republic. Thus he should have plenty of recent experiences to share. This event is aimed at players of all standards who wish to improve their play. Sessions will begin with elementary themes, building up to more advanced topics e.g.:

  1. Development of Pieces
  2. Review of some classic games
  3. Strategy and plans
  4. Analysis of selected games
  5. Tactics

There is no fee for the training itself but a charge of £7, payable on arrival, will cover the cost of pre-booked tea, coffee and biscuits for the participants. Please bring your own lunch. Alternatively sandwiches, food and drinks can be purchased at Woodbank House.  The event will be limited to 25 people.  Note that Woodbank House is a private venue and participants will need to have committed to participating by Thursday 8th September so that visitor passes can be prepared for pick up on the Sunday. There is free car parking at Woodbank House.

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