She Plays to Win – Training

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IM Lorin D’Costa from She Plays To Win (SPTW), with support from Edinburgh Chess Club, is running an open training session for girls and women.

Lorin is a professional chess coach helping children of all chess strengths to enjoy and play the game of chess. He also runs She Plays to Win (SPTW) a UK girls’ chess project to try and encourage more girls to learn, play and benefit from chess (further details of SPTW can be found at https://www.sheplaystowin.co.uk/).

The event is open to girls and women for free however please register so that we can judge numbers attending.

(Note that the club is hosting a five round SPTW International Invitational event from Monday 12th to Wednesday 14th February where a dozen international juniors are paticipating.  There are still some free spaces available so any girls or women with a FIDE rating are welcome to contact Lorin asap @ sheplaystowinuk@gmail.com if they are interested in playing.)

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    Unrated friendly Allegro (rapid play) competition.

    There will be pools of 4 players with roughly similar ratings, and 3 games per person.  This will be practice for the forthcoming official club Allegro Championship.

  • 23/04/2024 19:30 - 23/04/2024 22:30

    Competing for the Johnny Marr trophy, rounds 1-3.  Time control will be 20 minutes per person. The results will be sent to Scottish chess for grading (not FIDE rated).

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