Saturday, 1 September 2012

A fantastic coaching opportunity

For chessplayers in and around Canberra, the ACT Chess Association is organising a coaching session with well known trainer IM Andras Toth. It is aimed at adult players (and higher rated juniors) and will be held on  Sunday 9th September. The details are:

The workshop will be run by IM Andras Toth and will cover a number of topics followed by a lunch break and a simul.

This is a great opportunity to listen to one of the top Canberra players explain various aspects of chess and participate in a simul.

Andras will focus on aspects of chess beauty and will include the following topics in the workshop:

  • Analysing some really nice lesser known games;
  • Some of the nicest moves ever made in chess history;
  • Chess curiosities, stalemates and records;
  • Chess mathematics and studies exploiting the geometry of the chess board;
  • Deeper analysis of some specific studies and problems;

The lecture will start at 9:30 am sharp at Campbell High School and lunch will be taken at around 12:00 pm.

The simul will commence at approx 1:00 pm.

The total cost is $15 per person which can be paid on the day in cash.

The workshop is open to all senior players and junior players with a rating over 1200.

Numbers are LIMITED to 20.

If you are interested in taking part, contact Glenn Ingham at

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