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So, you want to start a chess club. Interesting idea! Well, keep reading. Below are simple steps you should follow to start a chess club!

How to Start a Chess Club

1 Gather the stuff you will need. A few games of chess, maybe some timers.

How to Start a Chess Club

2 Find a place where you can meet. A coffee shop could work. Ask the owner for permission first, though! Most of the time they will appreciate the extra business.

How to Start a Chess Club

3 Advertise your club. You can do this online (in local forums, or start a meetup.com group even). You can also post flyers.

How to Start a Chess Club

4 Decide on a time for your first meeting. Check with everyone who’s interested to make sure it’s a good time for them.

How to Start a Chess Club

5 In the first meeting (and every meeting, if it’s not always the same people) have everyone introduce themselves. Set some ground rules and start playing chess!

How to Start a Chess Club

6 Give the members 50 coins and if they lose or win they should exchange the coins , a member with no coins should pay and get coins. In a School

How to Start a Chess Club

1 Ask for permission. Ask a teacher, councilor, principal, anyone who works at your school.

How to Start a Chess Club

2 Invite your friends! Everyone has friends, regardless whether you’re popular or not. So why not ask them to join the club with you? Or, if no one wants to you should do Step number 3:

How to Start a Chess Club

3 Invite people you don’t even know.

How to Start a Chess Club

4 Make flyers! Preferably with an artsy friend. Ask if you can announce it on the announcements or advertise it in the newspaper. Make sure you have permission, though!

How to Start a Chess Club

5 Ask for a teacher to volunteer it. Well, you have to have a place to do it, right? So ask maybe a teacher who doesn’t teach a “required subject.” (i.e. band, art, drama, P.E., music, etc.

How to Start a Chess Club

6 Plan a time to attend your club. Never do it on a weekend!!

How to Start a Chess Club

7 Now you have your very own chess club!

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