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Trivandrum TCC Summer Chess Camp 2019


Pattom, Neyyattinkara & Peringammala

Travancore Chess Club is organizing Vacation Chess Classes in March, April & May for children in the age group of 5 to 18 years at our Pattom, Neyyattinkara & Peringammala centres. There will 3 hours of classes on all weekdays for four weeks at stretch.

Admissions for March batches start from 2nd March. Classes start from 20th March.

There will be classes from Monday to Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM at Pattom and from 4:30 PM to 6 PM at Neyyattinkara. At Peringammala, the classes are from 4:30 PM to 6 PM on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

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 18. 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

Students will be given concise printed notes and Chess problems to solve at home based on the topics covered every week.

What is the Schedule?

TCC Pattom

P1MARCHMonday to Friday, 10 AM to 1 PM, March 20 to 29th
P2APRILMonday to Friday, 10 AM to 1 PM, April 1 to 28th
P3MAYMonday to Friday, 10 AM to 1 PM, May 1 to 29th

TCC Neyyattinkara

N1APRILMonday, Wednesday, Friday, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, April 1 to 28th
N2MAYMonday, Wednesday, Friday, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, May 1 to 29th

TCC Peringammala

K1APRILTuesday, Thursday, Sunday, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, April 1 to 28th
K2MAYTuesday, Thursday, Sunday, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, May 1 to 29th

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. This works out to Rs. 1200/- for a month.

As a promotional offer, the course fee for the batches in Neyyattinkara is only Rs. 600/- for the month long vacation camp.

Who are the trainers?

The training is handled by Anand J S, Leo W V Tinto, Ajessh M S and Ananthu Gopan. All the trainers have over 7 years of coaching experience under the guidance of Sreekumar Parameswaran, former State Champion.

Do I need to bring Chess sets to the class?

No! We have enough Chess sets at both our centres. You need to bring a notebook, pen, water bottle and snack or lunch boxes from home.

How do I Enroll?

Complete and submit this registration form. One of our representatives will contact you and confirm the registration.

Registration Form

for confirmation, contact:

Leo984 640 6883
Anand889 311 0280

Where is the venue?

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. Besides these two main centres, TCC also functions out of an additional centre in Peringamala.

How to Reach the Venue?

Is there air conditioning at the venue?

No. We've adequate number of fans to ensure comfortable air circulation.

Is there toilet facility at the venue?

Yes. We have child-safe, reasonably clean, attached toilets at the venue.

Can I wear my chappals inside the class room?

Yes, you do not have to remove your chappals as you enter the hall. Just make sure that they are clean as you enter!

Can my parents be with me during the classes?

Yes, may be for the first few days, until you get comfortable with the surroundings.

Can my parents park their car at the venue?

They would need to park their car on the adjoining main street. We do not have parking space at the venue.

Is there pick up and drop facility?


I participated in the April batch, can I continue in May?

Yes. Depending on your progress in April, our trainers will teach you more advanced topics in May.

I missed several classes in April as I was holidaying, can I come back in May and continue?

Yes. We are flexible! Please discuss your schedule with our trainers and make suitable arrangements.

Will there be regular Chess classes during the weekends?

Yes. Students in our regular weekend batches can continue their Chess training during the weekends even during the vacations. Additionally, they could come and attend the vacation classes also, if they so desire!

After the Vacations... What Next?

Travancore Chess Club provides regular Chess coaching to intermediate and advanced players. Depending on your time schedule, you could choose 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

for information, contact:

Leo984 640 6883
Anand889 311 0280


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

for information, contact:

Anand889 311 0280
Leo984 640 6883


Travancore Chess Club, Peringammala Location Map

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The Secretary
Travancore Chess Club (Annexe)
SNV Library Hall
Pallichal-Vizhinjam Road
Peringammala, Kalliyoor, Trivandrum 695042
(+91) 984 742 7036

for information, contact:

Leo984 640 6883
Ajeesh974 562 1224


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.