Knights & Bytes
Ph: 08 8346 0589
AH: 0401 672 481
Fax: 08 8353 4008
||Knights & Bytes is
a special business set up in South Australia to promote chess to schools,
groups and individuals and to develop a wide range of elegant databases,
suited to your business. We also provide a wide range of chess equipment
are very delighted to be running Australia's first Internet Junior and Adult
Chess Championships - please check the www.ausnetchess.org
website and join in the fun - we have a tournament about to start for you!
If you would like to
learn chess, there are many options:
Special 2006 Beginners Class for Adults
6 week course on Saturday Mornings - 9.30-11am cost $99 includes GST
starts Saturday 13th May- finishes Saturday 17th June 2006
HOLIDAY CHESS EXTRAVAGANZA!
April 2006 Chess Classes and/or tournaments
Gentle learning and lots of wonderful tricks!
Thursday 20th April Coaching class starts at 9.30am & half-day tournament at 1pm - finishes at 4
Friday 21st April Coaching class starts at 9.30am & half-day tournament at 1pm - finishes at 4
The Coaching Classes are suitable for youngsters of all levels and ages (6+) - from beginner (but a knowledge of how the pieces move will be assumed) to advanced. The classes will cover many key ideas and consist of many short lessons and games, all designed to help students discover the real joy of chess. Girls in particular are taught to counter-attack! Advanced students will discover 'Savage chess'!
The Afternoon tournaments follow on from the morning sessions and are quick allegro tournaments which give all students a chance to play other children in a friendly, social atmosphere - the tournaments are not knockout events and are designed to match players on the same score. The tournaments give the students an opportunity to put all the theory into practice, win prizes and trophies and make friends for life.
Fees: The cost for each class is $25 for the first child and $15 for each additional child of the same family per day - it includes taking part in the afternoon tournament.
cost for the half-day afternoon tournament is $11 per student. Pizzas
can be ordered for lunch - $4 per person. Venue: The Chess Centre, 10
Ranelagh St. Adelaide - just off Waymouth St, west of Light Square.
The Chess Centre will be open from 8.30am - 4.30pm for early arrivals
and late leavers.
Run by us on behalf of the South Australian Junior Chess League Inc - www.sajuniorchess.org
Thursday 27th & Friday 28th April 2006
Chess Centre, 10 Ranelagh St Adelaide 5000
Under 21 Open and Under 12 tournaments 5 games daily: 9.30 am, 10.30 pm, 11.30 pm and 1pm and 2pm - 30 minutes each for the whole game
Under 10 tournament 8 games daily: 9.30 am, 10.30 am, 11.00 am 11.30am and 1pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.00pm - 15 minutes EACH for the whole game. The time rate may be changed depending on the number of entries
Special one-day tournaments will be run on both days for youngsters unable to play 2 days.
Lunch will be from 12.30 - 1pm each day. Players can order pizzas @ $4 per day.
The Organisers reserve the right to combine events or change other details to assist in the smooth running of the events.
U21: 1st Prize - $150.00; 2nd Prize - $100.00; 3rd Prize - $50.00;Other age prizes will be given
U12: 1st Prize - $40.00; 2nd Prize - $30.00; 3rd Prize - $20.00 U10: 1st Prize - $40.00 & others depending on entries - the more the better!
Trophies and chocolates too! :)
Entry Fee $25 - this covers both days. Closing date for entries: 9.15am Thursday 27th April 2006.
The entry fee for the one-day tournaments will be $15. Enquiries: please ring Alan Goldsmith on 8346 0589 or 0401 67 2481
Sunday afternoon chess tournaments
The first Sunday of the month
* May 7th * June 5th
* 6 games - 15 mins per player - finished by 5pm
The tournaments are played at the Chess Centre, 10 Ranelagh St. Adelaide - just off Waymouth St, west of Light Square - lots of easy parking - youngsters can be dropped off for the afternoon. Starts at 1.30pm but please register between 1pm - 1.15pm on the day
Ideal for players of all ages and abilities - Beginners very welcome and there will be a special girls prize for the best new girl participant A special tournament will be created just for adults if enough take part
The cost is $15 ($10 for extra family members) and everyone wins chocolates and participation certificates. It's your chance to also win trophies and age prizes - chess vouchers for books programs etc.
For more details, please ring Alan on 0401 67 2481
If you would like
your students to be involved with chess, Knights & Bytes
can provide a coaching service for your school - before or
after-school, lunchtimes and in lesson times. We are able to
coach small groups or whole classes and either the school
pays $55 per session or if the parents wish to pay, then it
ranges from $3 - $5 per student, with a minimum of 8
students. If you would like to have classes during school
time, our rate is $50 per class. All prices include GST.