DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE

The UK Chess Academy (Est. 2011) is now approved as “FIDE Affiliated Training Academy” in 2014 to provide top juniors from UK Chess Challenge to gain more valuable international experience.

We plan to work with “200 committed UK Chess challengers”, who can gain experience from playing in international chess festivals and from training in FIDE training academy.

Our players from each category can participate in official FIDE events to aim for the World Titles and more socially integrate with other school children:

  • World Youth and the European Youth chess Championship. Sections: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18 for both Open and Girls
  • World Schools and the European Schools Chess Championship. Sections: U7, U9,U11, U13, U15, U17 for both Open and Girls
  • the World U16 Chess Olympiads.

Our players can additionally gain valuable International experience from

  • Participating in the International chess festivals
  • Participating in special FIDE trainings camps held internationally
  • Leverage using our recommended online Chess programme like FIDE Premium Student Membership or FIDE Online Arena.