Junior Coaching Sessions

At Gosforth we run Newcastle's largest and most interactive weekly junior sessions at a cost of only £2 per session. 

Make New Friends

With up to 30 students each session it's easy to make new friends who share the same interest.

Coaching Team

Our head coach is Mick who oversees most session, as well as Mick we have 6 coaches (each DBS checked) that may take a class.  Each session will have a minimum of two experienced coaches.


Some weeks we will run long play games that will give the students experiance in playing standard games as well as an ECF chess rating.

Where and When

Saturdays 10am till 12pm

Gosforth Empire Club 32-34 Salters Rd, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1DX

1st Junior Competition

July 7th 2024 will see our first open junior competition. More details can be found by clicking on the following link:

Junior congress


Group sessions full of two way interaction with our qualified coaches


The sessions are a mixture of games between the students, puzzle based scenarios and lectures by the on duty coaches.


Team Games

Join the only junior team in the Northumberland Chess Assosiation. As well as competing in Division 5 our Jedi's team also takes part in summer competitions.

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Find us on Monday nights after 7pm at the Gosforth Empire Club 32-34 Salters Rd, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1DX, UK

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