Ballarat Junior Chess Club

Chess Coaching

The Term's Chess Coaching sessions have commenced but students can start at any time. We welcome enrolments from any junior chess player whether they have been part of the program previously or not.

 I would also like to remind everyone that as a member of the Coaching program you are welcome to play in any of the events organised by the Ballarat Chess Club.

Please call me on 0418 533 517 if you would like to discuss any matter further.

 Kind Regards

 Kevin Perrin

Who: Anyone under the age of 18
Where: Online at
and on Zoom, and at the club in 2021
When: See above
Term Dates:
Term 1 - 28th January 2021 – 1st April 2021
Term 2 - 22nd April 2021 – 24th June 2021
Term 3 - 15th July 2021 – 16th September 2021
Term 4 - 7th October 2021 – 9th December 2021


$100 per term (or $15 per night). Pro-rata fees will be charged if a student commences part way during the term

All enrolled students from the same family (brothers and sisters) are entitled to a 25% discount: $100 for 1 student, $150 for 2 students and $200 for 3 students

Who will be coaching me?

Advanced Group: Ruari Coffey
Intermediate Group: Jasan Barnett
Both are experienced coaches and members of the Ballarat Chess Club

Please fill in your details on the enrolment page, and follow the prompts to make payment.
For further enquiries about the course, or for payment enquiries, contact BCC Treasurer, Kevin Perrin (0418 533 517


Ballarat Junior Chess Club

Enrol online, or if you have further questions, contact Ruari, Jasan or Kevin. Term 1 already started? That's okay - just contact us and we'll look after you - our goal is to get more children playing more chess more often, and enjoying more of the great benefits of chess in their life!


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