The “Tactics Bootcamp“ class is part of a series of free courses designed by three of
our wonderful young teachers to improve beginners’ tactical skills and sharpen their
This class includes 7-week lessons for beginner and intermediate players. Throughout
the classes, students will explore the various themes of chess tactics and creative
patterns. Students will also enhance their understanding with puzzles and practice.
Come join us and have fun!
Class time: 60 minutes
● The importance of tactics
● Hanging Pieces
● Forks/Double Attack
● Discovered Attack
● Removing the Defender
● Checkmate Patterns
a. Back Rank
b. Smothered Mate
c. Queen + Helper
● Tactics in History Part 1
● Tactics in History Part 2
● Tactics in History Part 3
Prerequisites: Need to understand the fundamentals of chess, including basic rules and tactics.
Yule Xie - Hey chess friends! My name is Yule. In Michigan, I am top five for age 14 and top 47 overall. In 2019, I won the Great Lakes Open U1800 section. Recently, my school team got 3rd place in the 2020 Michigan K-9 Junior High Team Championship. I was the first chair for my team, and I won all my games as an individual in both 2019 and 2020 in the same tournament. I am also one of the four finalists of the Michigan High school Chess Championships 2021.
No class on 2/22 & 3/29. Register two or more classes and receive $10 off each class.