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Trivandrum TCC Summer Chess Camp


On 14th October 2017, Travancore Chess Club organized a one day Chess Talent Hunt event at Neyyattinkara Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School Auditorium. Participation in the event was by invitation to students of a few select schools in Neyyattinkara.

Over 170 students participated in the event and 50 merit certificates and trophies were awarded to top performers.

Invitations have been sent out to talented players to attend professional Chess Coaching conducted by Travancore Chess Club at our Neyyattinkara Centre starting from Saturday, 2nd December 2017.


Travancore Chess Club Academy

Travancore Chess Club Trivandrum in association with Capablanca Chess Academy offers regular Chess coaching classes at Sri Pattom Thanu Pillai Memorial Consumer Co-operative Society Hall, Marappalam, Pattom, Trivandrum and at our Neyyattinkara Centre.

The course methodology is designed and supervised by five-time State Chess Champion Sreekumar Parameswaran.

There will be separate classes for beginners and intermediate players.

TCC Pattom

BeginnersSaturday & Sunday10 - 12 noon
IntermediateSaturday & Sunday4 - 6 PM
AdvancedSaturday & Sunday4 - 6 PM
AllTuesday5 - 7 PM

TCC Neyyattinkara

Beginners ISaturday & Sunday10 - 11:30 AM
Beginners IISaturday & Sunday2 - 3:30 PM
Beginners IIISaturday & Sunday4:30 - 6 PM
AllWednesday & Friday5 - 6:30 PM


Robert Fischer Memorial 2016

TCC All India Chess Tournament Series, Robert Fischer Memorial 2018 will be held in April 2018. In addition to the 5 day Open event, a 3 day category 1600 tournament will also be held in May 2018.

Further details will be posted here shortly.

Last year, Robert Fischer Memorial 2016 was held at Technopark Club, Trivandrum with participation by 236 players from all over India including 2 Grand Masters & 3 International Masters.

Besides the internationally rated Robert Fischer Memorial series, Travancore Chess Club also occasionally conduct State and District level Chess tournaments and regular tournaments for Club members and Chess Academy students.


Travancore Chess Club is organizing Summer Chess Camps in April and May at Sri Pattom Thanu Pillai Consumer Society Hall, Marappalam, Pattom, Trivandrum.

Admissions for April batches start from 22nd March. Classes start from 3rd April.

There will be classes from Monday to Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM for the morning batch and from 2 PM to 5 PM for the afternoon batch.

Trivandrum TCC Summer Chess Camp Schedule

Can Beginners Participate?

Of course yes! We teach Chess from the very basics and our trainers have tons of patience.

Is there any Age Restriction?

TCC Summer Chess Camps are ideally suited for children in the age group of 5 to 17. However, in exceptional cases we may admit children outside this age group.

What is Covered in 4 Weeks?

TCC100Chess for Beginners15 Hours
TCC101Chess Explained Move by Move15 Hours
TCC102Basic Openings, Middle and Endgames30 Hours
TCC000Your First Chess Tournament1 Day

What is the Schedule?

WeekBatch IBatch II
APRIL 03rd to 07th10 AM - 1 PM2 PM - 5 PM
APRIL 10th to 17th10 AM - 1 PM2 PM - 5 PM
APRIL 17th to 21th10 AM - 1 PM2 PM - 5 PM
APRIL 24th to 28th10 AM - 1 PM2 PM - 5 PM

What is the Fee?

We charge a nominal Rs. 20/- per hour to meet the trainers fee. The total duration of the course is 60 hours, spread over 4 weeks.

How to Enroll?

for Registrations, Contact:

Leo984 640 6883
Ajeesh854 730 1224
Anand889 311 0280

Where is the Camp?

Travancore Chess Club operates out of two centres in Trivandrum District. The first one at Marappalam, Pattom in Trivandrum City and the second at Alummoodu in Neyyattinkara.

How to Reach the Venue?

After the Camp... What Next?

Travancore Chess Club provides regular Chess coaching to intermediate and advanced players. Depending on your time schedule, you could chose one of the three slots (morning, afternoon or evening) during the weekends to get expert training and advance in your Chess career.


Travancore Chess Club Pattom Location Map

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The Secretary
Travancore Chess Club
Sri Pattom Thanu Pillai Society Hall
Upper Meridian Road
Marappalam, Pattom, Trivandrum 695004
(+91) 984 742 7036


Travancore Chess Club, Neyyattinkara Location Map

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The Secretary
Travancore Chess Club
Keshav Building
Court Road
Alummoodu, Neyyattinkara, Trivandrum 695121
(+91) 984 742 7036


Can you solve this?

Trivandrum TCC Summer Chess Camp Puzzle

If you are unable to solve this and do not understand the nuances of positions such as this, you must seriously consider enrolling yourself in the TCC Summer Chess Camp and learn the fundamentals.