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.

Five squads will be starting in February 2021 catering for Junior players at various levels of skill complete beginners through to 1800 rating points. Two of the squads are in person and three squads are online. 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.

Saturday afternoon ONSITE "ROOKIES" Squad

Designed for players with 0 - 300 rating points (Check your rating now)

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Dates: February 2021 - December 2021 (First session Sat 6 February 2021)

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

Location
NZ Academy Learning Centre
123 Manukau Road
Epsom. Auckland

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In-Person Meeting Time
1:30pm - 2:30pm Saturdays

Fee: $20/session
Your Coach: Jeremy Bhanabhai

For bookings phone Bonnie on 021 0231 8003 (Fluent in English and Mandarin)
 


Saturday afternoon ONSITE "ADVANCED ROOKIES" Squad

Designed for players with 200 - 500 rating points (Check your rating now)

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Dates: February 2021 - December 2021 (First session Sat 6 February 2021)

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

Location
NZ Academy Learning Centre 
123 Manukau Road
Epsom, Auckland
View directions to the NZ Academy Learning Centre

In-Person Meeting Time
2:30pm - 3:30pm Saturdays

Fee: $20/session
Your Coach: Jeremy Bhanabhai

For bookings phone Bonnie on 021 0231 8003 (Fluent in English and Mandarin)

 


Saturday mornng ONLINE "STAGE ONE" Squad 

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

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Dates: February 2021 - December 2021 (First session Sat 6 February 2021)

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

Location
ONLINE via Zoom

Meeting Time
9:45am - 10:45am Saturdays
 
Fee: $68/month
Your Coach: Paul Macdonald
For bookings email paul@chesspower.co.nz or phone 021 0271 5577
 Paul Macdonald


Saturday midday ONLINE "STAGE THREE" Squad

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

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Dates: February 2021 - December 2021 (First session Sat 6 February 2021)

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

Location
ONLINE via Zoom

In-Person Meeting Time
11:00am - 12:40pm Saturdays 
 
Fee: $102/month
Your Coach: Paul Macdonald
For bookings email paul@chesspower.co.nz or phone 021 0271 5577
 Paul Macdonald


 

Saturday afternoon ONLINE "STAGE FIVE" Squad

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

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Dates: February 2021 - December 2021 (First session Sat 6 February 2021)

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

Location
ONLINE via Zoom 

In-Person Meeting Time
4:30pm - 6:45pm Saturdays
 
Fee: $136/month
Your Coach: Paul Macdonald
For bookings email paul@chesspower.co.nz or phone 021 0271 5577
 Paul Macdonald



Online Lesson Library

Material for all sessions for both in-person and online squads are available online and members will have full acccess. 
So if you miss a session, you can be sure nothing is missed.

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