Skip to main content
The event you were looking for has already taken place. Find many more events, tips and recommendations in Berlin's biggest event calendar on visitBerlin.com.

Chess for all ages, beginners and advanced

In the Mark-Twain library you can play chess every Saturday from 12-14 o'clock. Young and old, beginners and advanced - everyone is welcome! Chess boards, pieces and know-how are provided.


You learn to think ahead by playing. In the strategic game every move (every action) has a consequence and decides about victory or defeat. Chess players know how to learn from mistakes and how to decide the game by logical considerations despite disadvantages.

Goals of the promotion:

Beginners
  • Get to know the basic rules
  • play chess together
  • Increase concentration
  • Learn chess openings
  • Peasant chains and their tactics
  • historical background
  • hand-eye coordination

Advanced
  • positional play
  • Gambits and traps (chess tricks)
  • Tactics in the middle and final game
  • mat
  • Chess puzzle (position analysis)
  • FIDE chess rules
  • Preserve etiquette
Additional information