Squad Info

There is a maximum of 12 players per training squad. To express interest in any squad, please fill in the enquiry form at the bottom of this page. Make sure you indicate which squad you are interested in and a contact phone number.

Three squads will be starting in February 2018 catering for Junior players at various levels of skill from 300 through to 1800 rating points. Places are limited and are available on a first come - first served basis. Acceptance into a squad is based on the applicants current ability, positive attitude and future potential in Chess.


"STAGE ONE" Squads
 

Designed for players with 300 - 600 rating points (Check your rating now)

View "STAGE ONE" learning outcomes

CENTRAL AUCKLAND SQUAD "STAGE ONE" - Taking enrollments NOW!

Dates: February 2019 - December 2019 (First session will be on Sat 2 February 2019)

Classes start in the first week of February and finish in the 2nd week of December. Sessions run over the school holidays.

Location: Community of Saint Luke, 130 Remuera Road, Auckland
In-Person Meeting Time: 11:00am - 12:15pm Saturdays
Fee: $20/week
Your Coach: Paul Macdonald
 Paul Macdonald

 



"STAGE THREE" Squad
 

Designed for players with 600 - 1100 rating points (Check your rating now)

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CENTRAL AUCKLAND SQUAD "STAGE THREE" - Taking enrollments NOW!

Dates: February 2019 - December 2019 (First session will be on Wed 13 February 2019)

Classes start in the first week of February and finish in the 2nd week of December. Sessions run over the school holidays.

Location: Community of Saint Luke, 130 Remuera Road, Auckland
In-Person Meeting Time: 4:45pm - 6:25pm Wednesdays
Fee: $30/week
Your Coach: Paul Macdonald
 Paul Macdonald



"STAGE FIVE" Squad
 

Designed for players with 900 - 1600 rating points (Check your rating now)

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CENTRAL AUCKLAND SQUAD "STAGE FIVE" - Taking enrollments NOW!

Dates: February 2019 - December 2019 (First session will be on Tue 5 February 2019)

Classes start in the first week of February and finish in the 2nd week of December. Sessions run over the school holidays.

Location: 118 Gladstone Road, Parnell
In-Person Meeting Time: 4:45pm - 7:00pm Tuesdays
Fee: $40/week
Your Coach: Paul Macdonald
 Paul Macdonald


Online Lessons

Online sessions can be viewed on any computer or iPad/iPhone with an internet connection.
If you miss an online session, they are all recorded for you to play-back at any time.

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