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Chess Bud
Online Chess Courses for every level

Welcome to the wonderful world of chess

Learn Chess from
International Master Mark Quinn

Online chess courses for every level

Winter Courses January 2023
Beginner to Advanced

Online chess courses for every level

Chess Packages for
Schools, Transition Year and Companies

Online chess courses for every level

Chess in Culture
Transition Year Course

Coming Soon in 2023!

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Release the warrior within

Established in 2020, Chess Bud Ireland is a chess coaching service for all ages and abilities. Steered at the helm by International Master and FIDE Trainer Mark Quinn, when you sign up to Chess Bud you are taking the first steps to discovering your inner chess warrior. Whether you are an absolute beginner, a budding star or a seasoned player there is a Chess Bud group course for you. Let’s play Chess!



What we offer

Structured chess programmes for groups from Beginner to Advanced all year round. Courses include online classes, training videos, support materials, puzzles, quizzes, opening-themed practice simuls and class tournaments.

Online Training Portal

Each Chess Bud student receives their own login to the Chess Bud Coaching Portal. The portal includes databases of annotated games, puzzles, a game area to play friendly games against other students, a tournament area and much more

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Our Packages

Learn Chess with Chess Bud

School Package

12-Months School Subscription to Chess Bud Portal + Content

  • 50 Student Logins
  • Access to playable Annotated Opening, Middlegame & Endgame Databases with Support Videos and Regular Live Streams Explaining Content
  • New uploads every two weeks & Fortnightly Themed Opening Tournaments

School Packages

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    Transition Year Program

    On-line or In-School Group Classes
    with IM Mark Quinn

    • 6 Week 'Chess in Culture' Course
    • Access to Chess Bud Coaching Portal, Curriculum, Support Materials, Annotated Games Databases, Tournaments and Class Competitions
    • Online Student Workbook to Complement Themed' Portal Quizzes, Videos introducing Course Themes and Online Bibliography for Projects

    Transition Year Packages

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      Enterprise Package

      Online or In-Company Group Classes
      with IM Mark Quinn

      • ✓ Student logins to
        Chess Bud Coaching Portal
      • ✓ Access to Chess Bud Curriculum and Support Materials including eBooks, Videos and Puzzles
      • ✓ Annotated Games Databases
      • ✓ Regular Online Tournaments

      Company Packages

      Send Request!