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THRIVE: Clubs & Activities Guide - Secondary Chess Club


A time for students to enjoy a social game of chess or battle their way up the chess club ladder. Beginners are welcome and will be taught strategies each week to improve their game. For those who are already competent chess players there will be an opportunity to play others of equal skill and develop new strategies, chess theories and game plays. We will participate in chess competitions as the year progresses. DE students could join by logging in to their chess.com account and play with our OC students.

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Who is this activity for?

Years 7-12

When is this activity happening?

Fridays, Lunchtime (1:10 - 1:50pm)


Where is it held?

A2.10

What will students learn to do?


Chess has been shown to improve

  • Concentration

  • Problem solving skills

  • Memory

  • Critical and original thinking

  • Verbal reasoning skills

  • Logical and sequential thinking

  • Decision making

  • Social skills

How do I register?

Registration form completed online.

Registration Link

Is there a cost?:

There is no cost for this activity.

Extra Information:

Chess sets will be provided. Students will not be allowed to bring their lunch into A block. Please eat your lunch first or leave early to have it before Period 4. Both OC and DE students are encouraged to create a chess.com account.  


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