The B.S.J.C.C. is open online only.

The B.S.J.C.C. is open online on Lichess .org.

The club dates for this season are:

Autumn 2020

Wk 1: November 5th

Wk 2: November 12th

Wk 3: November 19th 

Wk 4: November 26th 

Wk 5: December 3rd

Spring1 2021

Wk 1: January 7th

Wk 2: January 14th 

Wk 3: January 21st

Wk 4: January 28th 

Wk 5: February 4th 

Wk 6: February 11th

Spring2 2021

Wk 1: February 25th

Wk 2: March 4th 

Wk 3: March 11th 

Wk 4: March 18th 

Wk 5: March 25th 

If your child is interested in joining the junior chess club then please email us at

Space is unlimited online.

The physical club space is however limited to 16. Once/when we return, the original members will get first choice. The waiting list will be first come first served, however, any new member who regularly takes part in the online club will go to the top of the waiting list.

Chess Exercises

Exercise A (Easy)

Board

White: King/Queen

Black: King

Place pieces on starting squares for white, in the middle for black king.

Can white get the black king in check? If so, in how many moves?

Exercise E (Difficult)

Board

White: King/Bishop/Bishop

Black: King

Place pieces on starting squares for black & white.

Can white get the black king in check? 

Exercise B (Easy)

Board

White: Rook/Rook

Black: King

Place pieces on starting squares for white, in the middle for black king.

Can white get the black king in check? If so, in how many moves?

Exercise C (Easy)

Board

White: King/Pawn

Black: King

Place pieces on starting squares for black & white. Pawn in front of the king.

Can white get their pawn successfully to the other end of the board?

Exercise D (Medium)

Board

White: 8 Pawns

Black: 8 Pawns

Place pieces on starting squares for black & white.

Who can get a past pawn to the other end of the board?

Try these at home. It helps with problem solving, process and planning & develops skills you can use in a real game!

Bernard says:

Chess Openings

Develop! Develop! Develop!

Board

All Pieces

Practice your first 5 moves. Remember which pieces you should be moving first: central pawns, bishops, Knights.

Try different variations.

Black should also develop but also challenge white if they leave easy pieces.

The Italian Opening

Board

All Pieces

White       Black

P e4         P e5

N f3          N c6

B c4         ...

What are blacks concerns?What will/should black do?
What should white be thinking?

The Spanish Line

Board

All Pieces

White       Black

P e4         P e5

N f3          N c6

B b4         ...

What are blacks concerns?What will/should black do?
What should white be thinking?

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