Age Range: Open to all (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult)
Ability Level: All abilities welcome
Lancaster Chess Academy offers weekly ‘Masterclasses’ learning & playing chess, focusing on the educational, artistic, personal and social benefits of the game.
The Masterclass is organised by a professional Chess Coach and aims to improve everyone’s tactical, strategic and creative skills on the chess-board and in real life!
Research shows that children who play chess exhibit better analytical skills, higher confidence and ability to focus.
The Gregson Centre Chess Club seeks to engage the local community and to promote through the game of chess those skills which are relevant to decision-making, problem solving, scientific reasoning, emotional enrichment, artistic expression, personal development… and having fun!