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" Squad
 

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

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

Dates: September 2018 - December 2019

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 TWO" Squad
 

Designed for players with 450 - 850 rating points (Check your rating now)

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

Dates: February 2018 - December 2018 (First session will be on Wed 7 February 2018)

Location: Community of Saint Luke, 130 Remuera Road, Auckland
In-Person Meeting Time: 4:45pm - 6:05pm Wednesdays
Fee: $25/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 2018 - December 2018  (First session will be on Mon 5 February 2018)

Location: Auckland Bridge Club, 273 Remuera Road, Remuera
In-Person Meeting Time: 5:00pm - 6:40pm Mondays
Fee: $30/week
Your Coach: Christoph Thurner
 Christoph Thurner
 
 

"STAGE FOUR" Squad
 

Designed for players with 750 - 1350 rating points (Check your rating now)

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

Dates: February 2018 - December 2018  (First session will be on Tue 6 February 2018)

Location: 118 Gladstone Road, Parnell
In-Person Meeting Time: 5:15pm - 7:15pm Tuesdays
Fee: $35/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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