This Chess Academy runs four distinct Chess programs focused to equipping players with technical and tactical skills for playing chess at recreational and competitive levels. Players are equipped with life skills needed to adequately support them in managing the pressure and rigor of a competitive environment. Children move gradually from the Beginners to Basic, Intermediate and finally to Advance or Expert levels.
This is an ancillary service to the Chess Academy and seeks to source and make available, equipment, kit and tools needed in Chess Academy. The team also provides advisory services on the best kit and setting for various levels in ways that help manage family resources and grow with the children in their game.
This team undertakes the mobilization and logistical support of all Academy events and other events as may be deemed to add value to the aims of the Academy. Through a professional team of events managers, every effort is made to assure the safety of the children and their parents and guardians during such events. The team also provides advisory and logistical support to children that may be participating in other events. The team vets all care givers to ensure that children are safe from abuse. On the advise of the team, participants may be discontinued from a program.
This team provides a bridging function by helping to build a Chess loving community in children and parents and the entire community. It holds seminars and other events to support parents and care-givers in walking with children as they learn chess, ensuring a balanced approach to life.
This team helps to engage in policy and other arrangements that identify and build on the benefits of Chess to children and society. It holds dinners, symposia and seminars to showcase what children are doing in the world of Chess and advocating or greater uptake of Chess and other games as resources for building stronger, healthier, thinking nation. It also serves as a CSR arm of the Academy in reaching out to community and helping advance the course of children in health, education, and sports.