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Innovate Chess Academy for Kids and Teens

Welcome to the Innovate Chess Academy for Kids and Teens based in Melbourne, Australia. We have courses for students who would love to learn chess and develop or improve their problem solving, critical thinking skills and their ability to focus. Our curriculum is designed by experts and taught in schools internationally. We aim to teach critical thinking, logic, reasoning, and other life and social skills through scholastic chess instruction, to today’s youth.

Our academy programs are best suited for kids from Grade 1 to 12 and delivered online with a combination of  lecture and discussion format with organized play between the students. 

Learn Chess online or in classroom.

Chess Coaching and Chess Competitions for students in Melbourne and across Australia

Chess is often seen as a brain game as it is exercises the brain.

Many benefits of learning chess

Improves memory, Enhances reading skills, Develops planning and foresight, Improves problem-solving skills,

Promotes creativity, Increases IQ, Exercises both sides of the brain

Innovate Chess Academy instructors are a

Member of US CHESS FEDERATION

Chess Academy for Kids

Age Range: Grades 3 to 6

Prerequites: Suitable for students who have a keen interest in chess. No prior experience required.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Designed for Kids and Teens from Grade 3 to 6 with little or no exposure to chess. All students will gain an understanding of how to play chess and and receive knowledge on the rules of the game. course outcomes include, learning basic chess theory and game strategies for middle and end games of chess.

Students start by learning the foundational basics of the chess game, and then build upon the foundation to understanding key strategies for winning games. Each class starts with explanation and discussion, followed by, for the remaining duration of each class, virtual chess games between the chess academy students, with live coaching and feedback by the instructor. We host our live virtual games online, on our leading scholastic virtual chess platform. All students can purchase an additional premium “Gold Membership” to the online chess education platform while they are enrolled in chess academy program.  

Students will increase their knowledge of chess strategies and have a thorough foundational understanding of the game of chess, how to plan ahead, and how to win against their peers. They will also leave with a good understanding of how competitive chess tournaments are structured, and will feel prepared to compete against peers of their age and skill levels.

Chess Academy Certifications:

Innovate Chess Academy Certification modules are available for students who have participated in this program for a minimum of 2 terms (additional certification fees apply). Chess Academy Certification Rookie, Rookie Plus, Rookie Plus 1 are available for students who are driven to succeed and who would like to take their knowledge of the chess strategies and tactics to a higher level.

JOIN WEEKLY

ACADEMY PROGRAM

Learn the foundational basics of the chess game, and then build upon the foundation to understanding key strategies for winning games.

INNOVATE

MYCHESSACADEMY

All Innovate Chess academy can subscribe to our mychessacademy premium membership.

1 HOUR CHESS

GAMEPLAY SATURDAYS

Join us weekly on Saturday monrings for our fun online chess gameplay at 9.00 am to 10.00 am, Melbourne Eastern time.

Have fun playing chess online with your friends.

Junior Chess Academy – 

Grade 1 and 2

8 week course (online)

Designed for children from the age of 5 – 8 years old. All children will gain an understanding of how to play chess and and receive knowledge on the rules of the game. 

Chess Academy for Kids –

Grade 3 to 6

8 week course (ONLINE)

This course is designed for children aged 8 to 12 years old. The course outcomes include, learning basic chess theory and game strategies for middle and end games of chess. 

Chess Academy for Teens –

Grade 7 to 12

8 Week course (online) 

This course is designed for teens aged 13 to 18 years old. The course outcomes include, improving students skills, learning new game strategies and complete knowledge of all rules. 

Chess Academy Details Term 1, 2022 (ONLINE)

Age Range: Grades 3 to 6

8 week program each term

Start date: Friday, 4 February 2022 | End date: Friday, 25 March 2022

Session Time: 5.00pm to 6.00pm (Friday)

Venue: Online via ZOOM | Cost: $120 per term, per student

No prior chess knowledge is required to take this class, but students should be able to use technology independently without assistance (this class uses Zoom at the same time as a web-browser-based virtual chess environment).

Term Dates for 2021:

Term 1 (8 weeks) – Friday 4 February 2022  to Friday 25 March 2022

Why learn chess?

Stimulates brain growth Problem Solving, Abstract Analysis, Spatial Aptitude, Verbal Reasoning, Logical and Critical Thinking, Intellectual Maturity, Originality, Cognitive Skill Enhancement, Concentration, Increased Memory Capacity, Organisational Skills, Decision making under pressure and many more benefits

Program Key Terms for Enrollments & Renewals

  • Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of full payment for the program.
  • This program fee is not refundable so participants are encouraged to ensure they can attend the online program before registering.
  • Participation is online via ZOOM and participants will be required to have access to a laptop and stable internet connection.
  • Participants are required to adhere to protocols of the program to ensure a safe online learning environment for all.

NOTE:  Please refer to notices from Innovate Academy for make up lessons and session changes during the term, if applicable.

Terms and Conditions apply.