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  • Where are classes held?
    The Library or classroom.
  • When are classes?
    Before, lunchtime or after-school.
  • How long do classes go for?
    One hour before or after school or the length of lunchtime. Generally the program goes for 9 weeks.
  • How are classes structured?
    Into three segments: 1) Social play – teacher observation and assistance with errors. 2) General display board lesson – rules, strategic goals, tactics etc. 3) Practical application – rated tournament games.
  • Which year levels can attend?
    Chess lessons cater to all ages and abilities (Prep to Year 6).
  • What if there is too much disparity between levels?
    We divide the class into groups according to skill level and maturity (beginner, intermediate & advanced). Multiple coaches are assigned to large classes.
  • How much do classes cost?
    $12.50 per week, each student (price subject to change - T&C apply).
  • Do we require payment upfront?
    Yes, payment is expected within 3 weeks of commencement and failure to pay within this time will incur a 20% late penalty fee.
  • Do coaches have a blue card?
    Yes, Topchess is committed to providing safe and supportive learning enviornments.
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