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Chess Program

 
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Chess Program

The Chess Program has finished for 2021.  Please find below the results from the Chess Tournament.

  • Senior Chess – 1st place  - Jun S         
  • Senior Chess – 2nd Place  - Rudolf S
  • Senior Chess – 3rd place – Roland S
  • Junior Chess – 1st place – Oscar S
  • Junior Chess – 2nd place – Asha K
  • Junior Chess – 3rd place – Girija T
  • Junior Chess Mini Tournament Coach's award – Darcy M
  • Senior Chess Mini Tournament Coach's award – Jaden Y

Monday Senior Chess will do a makeup class on Monday 6 December due to the Chess Tournament last week.

Year 3 - Junior Chess Program

Year 3 students will join the Senior Chess program.  The following Expression of Interest (EOI) has been sent out via SMS to Year 3 students only: 

Event Name Year 3 Junior Chess students will move to the Senior Chess Program 2022. Monday or Friday or Both from 3.15pm – 4.15pm.  What to do next:

  1. Return to the original SMS message
  2. Click I ALLOW if your student is continuing
  3. Advise whether Monday, Friday or Both

​Due Date of Response Monday 29 November

Please email chess@broadbeachss.eq.edu.au if you have any queries

​2022 Term 1 - Chess Program

Week 2 (31 January) to Week 9 (21 March). 

As it is only an 8 week program, Chess classes are $70.00 this term.

 Junior Chess Program - Year 1 to Year 3

  • Monday 7.30 – 8.30 am from Monday 31 January for 8 weeks finishing on Monday 21 March
  • Thursday 7.30 – 8.30 am from Thursday 3 February for 8 weeks finishing on Thursday 24 March.
  • Friday 7.30 – 8.30 am from Friday 4 February for 8 weeks finishing on Friday 25 March.

 Senior Chess Program - Year 4 to Year 6

  • Monday 3.15 pm – 4.15 pm from Monday 31 January for 8 weeks finishing on Monday 21 March
  • Friday 3.15 pm – 4.15 pm from Friday 4 February for 8 weeks finishing on Friday 25 March

Term 1 invoices will be issued on 17 January to all current Chess students. If your child does not wish to participate please email chess@broadbeachss.eq.edu.au and the invoice will be cancelled. If you wish to add a day or change a day, please email chess@broadbeachss.eq.edu.au. Payment is due by Monday 24 January.  Full payment will be required before your child can commence classes.

If your child is interested in playing Chess, limited places are available in the Junior Chess and Senior Chess classes. If you would like your child to be considered for the program please contact chess@broadbeachss.eq.edu.au and advise what day would be preferable.

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​Junior Chess and Senior Chess classes

​At Broadbeach State School we conduct an extra-curricular Chess program.

Classes are tutored by either Toby Davies or Michael Goodman with a teacher aide supervising. Classes are offered on the above days and times.

Chess is one of the most interesting sports because it never repeats itself, there are never two equal matches, and it never bores you. You can even play it online! Playing chess is fun, and teaches planning and foresight.

Chess has the following positive benefits:

  • Increases problem-solving skills
  • Improves spatial skills
  • Improves memory
  • Exercises both sides of the brain
  • Increases creativity
  • Improves concentration


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Last reviewed 01 December 2021
Last updated 01 December 2021