Some useful links:
lichess.org: our favourite online site: come and join our team!
chess.com: world’s no. 1 chess site. Online play, lessons, quizzes etc.
chesskid.com: top chess website for children – and their teachers/parents
Twickenham Library Chess & Strategy Games Club: a new FREE club for children who want to learn and play chess and other strategy games, meeting after school on Thursdays. It’s run by our President Richard James and Marie Gallagher.
Richmond Junior Chess Club: a professionally run club for budding masters (not directly connected with RTCC)
Our President, Richard James, is internationally renowned for his often trenchant views on children’s chess. He also runs a number of websites which parents and teachers might find helpful.
chessKIDS academy: an online interactive chess course for children
Minichess UK: teaching chess to young children through age-appropriate games and puzzles using subsets of the chess rules and pieces
Chess for Heroes: coaching materials for parents teaching their children at home – and for players of all ages rated between about 500 and 1500
Chess with Richard: our President’s personal website outlining his chess philosophy and coaching services
Spectrum Chess: proposing a different sort of children’s chess club designed to promote friendship rather than produce champions: we’re hoping to start a club of this nature as part of RTCC shortly
Chess1500: proposing how national and regional chess organisers might develop chess within communities