Development Class


Once students have acquired the knowledge and mastered the skills taught in the Beginners Class, they are ready to move to the Development Class.

The content in the development class changes from term to term, however the main topics covered remain the same:

  • Regular use of chess clocks
  • Time management
  • Chess Notation
  • The basic checkmate patterns
  • The basic tactical patterns
  • The positional elements
  • Basic principles of planning
  • Tournament rules and procedures

A 7 round Swiss tournament is held over the course of the term.

To see the current tournament results, click here.