CSC is delighted to announce
the launch of a new
online chess club aimed at secondary
school pupils. Membership of the club is open to anyone aged 11-18 in the
UK and is completely free of charge. The club makes use of the Lichess
platform and is suitable for chess players of all abilities, from beginner
Members of our club will be able to improve their chess skills through
interactive lessons and the vast library of puzzles available on Lichess.
They can participate in regular CSC tournaments in a variety of formats and
try their hand at the full array of chess variants: Crazyhouse,
Chess960, Antichess, and Atomic Chess. Schools can enter team battles to
compete against their counterparts from across the country. Our aim is to
develop a club to complement our ChessKid
offering for primary schools which now has over
33,000 members and will soon host its 300th tournament.
How to sign up?
If you're a teacher and want to enrol pupils at your school, CSC will
create accounts for you to distribute. The accounts will be in "Kid
Mode", ensuring your children stay safe online. We will help you
create a teacher's account so you can monitor your pupils' progress. The
club is also open to individual children with their own free Lichess
Details of how to register for accounts or to join the club can be
If you have any questions about our new club, feel free to contact us. We look forward to seeing your
children taking part in our competitions soon.