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Thetford Youth & Community Chess Club

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WEDNESDAY EVENINGS [including school holidays, apart from August]

6.30-8.30 pm [juniors welcome from 6 years upwards, plus adults & parents]

Please arrive prompt by 6.30pm to enable pairings to happen at the start of the evening. A free drink is offered and tuck is available to purchase in the latter part of the evening.

The Art Studio, Charles Burrell Centre, Staniforth Road, Thetford IP24

Parking available at the rear of the building.

Children, young people & adults are welcome to play, from novices to advanced players. Players will have the opportunity to develop chess skills & learn about the game. They will make friends with other boys & girls & adult players.

‘Chess keeps the brain sharp, improves logic puzzle solving & enhances decision making skills’

Thetford has run a child friendly chess club open to adults too.

We have a strong chess link with Spijkenisse, in Holland.

‘One of the best things I ever did was to teach my children to play chess!’

If you are interested in chess do come along to the friendly club & play some games.

Admission is £2 & a small tuck shop is available.

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Chess Connections happens once a month on the first Saturday 10-12 noon, and then if pleasant weather, Street Chess occurs later on in Thetford from the Baptist Church forecourt, 12.30-2.30pm taking on all-comers in the High Street from March to September.

Chess Connections enables players to be coached in the game of chess, this is an ideal session for those learning the game from novice to intermediate level. Chess Connections is £5

For further details ring Kevin on: 01842 750060 or kevinmoore758@btinternet.com

The club has a twinning link with Spijkenisse chess club in the Netherlands.

Kevin runs various chess initiatives including an annual 6-day chess residential for 9-17 year olds in August.

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