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Play and learn some great new moves on this big chess board
Chess is as easy as 1, 2, 3, is as old as the hills, is known by all, and it is popping up in the City in December. So head on down to the gardens outside Bonython Hall where there will be some large chess boards assembled, and ready for all to play.

Chesslife is popping up in December as part of the 2014 Lidums Australian Young Masters Tournament being held at the University of Adelaide. The Young Masters will be on their indoor boards etching out their skills in the indoor environment, while the outdoor gardens will host an opportunity for wanna-be chess masters to show their wares. Discover this new and exciting approach to chess.

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Take this chance to see how much fun chess can be, train your brain and play against your friends. There will be giant chess pieces, three-way chess, blitz games and coaching sessions. Colour in your favourite chess piece or just learn a few tricks that will lift your game to the next level.

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Chesslife is the dream of founder and Head Coach David Koetsier. David has been a professional chess coach of more than 20 years and leads his team of highly qualified and dedicated Chess Coaches to teach chess in Adelaide. Together they teach chess at schools, run chess tournaments, school holiday activities and have started local chess clubs.

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Chesslife works closely together with the South Australian Chess Association, the South Australian Junior Chess League, The Australian Chess Federation and the Australian Junior Chess League ensuring a wide range of tournaments, achievements and meeting students from around the state and the country.

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With a focus on fun, learning and celebrating accomplishments, Chesslife is a great place for juniors and adults to learn chess and improve tactics. Chess has no age restrictions or limitations. From very little, to very old everyone can learn and play the game at their own pace.

Chess is so much more than just a game. It helps develop creative, strategic and forward thinking. It is also a great tool to increase mathematical skills and develop concentration.

And whether you're keen on learning the basics of chess or aspire to take your game to new levels, Chesslife is happy to cater to all your chess needs in the wider area of Adelaide and the Adelaide Hills in South Australia.

For further details please refer to the Chesslife website or their facebook page.

Little known fact : 8.6% of the world plays chess at least once a year. There are 8 million registered chess players from over 160 countries.
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Why? To play with the big pawns
When: 8 - 11 December 2014
Where: Bonython Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: Free
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