Sparticus Chess Club provides training to interested members. The training is divided into 2 sections:

The aim of the training is to increase the playing level. It is expected of players to give attention to chess during the week and to master the parts covered. It doesn't help if players don't study the work until the next training session.

It is also expected of players attending the training to participate at the informal gatherings and the rating list competions held on Friday evenings.

Training takes place at at Hoërskool Secunda on Mondays from 18:00 to 19:00 for beginners and on Thursdays (18:30 - 19:30) for the others.

The training will only be during school terms and not in the school holidays.

Beginners will be taught chess from the start:

Those who can play will be taught more advanced techniques:

Unfortunately there are costs involved and is R 150 per person per month.

During training, some chess literature maybe provided, and players are requested to bring that with to the sessions. Other literature may also be placed on this page that can be downloaded. The documents will be in PDF format.