2021 Summer – Learning Chess The Fun Way (for beginners)

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OVERVIEW

The “Learning Chess The Fun Way (for beginners)“ class is part of a series of free course designed by three of our wonder young teachers to cultivate beginners’ interest and aspire them further their chess skills.

This class includes 4-day lessons for absolute beginners. Throughout the classes, students will learn the fundamentals of chess, including basic rules, tactics, endgames, and more. Come join us and have fun!

Class time:  60 minutes

Homework:  10-15 minutes per day including puzzles and chess games.

Day 1

  • Introduction

  • Basic rules in chess – Board concepts, piece names/moves

  • How to use Lichess (The online platform we will use throughout the program)

Day 2

  • Castle – Short and long castling

  • Attack   –  Interaction of chess pieces

  • Capture  –  How each piece captures, Special ones (en passant)

Day 3

  • Check –  What is it, How to get out of checks

  • Checkmate   –  Basic patterns, Endgame

  • Concept of stalemate

Day 4

  • Basic tactics – Hanging Pieces, Forks, Pins, Skewers

Course Features

  • Grade G2-5
  • Max Enroll 10
  • Class Time 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm EST, 7/19 - 7/22 (4 sessions)
  • Class Location Online
Free with any paid class

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.

Leyou Jiang – Hello Chess fans! My name is Leyou. I am top 10 in Michigan (age 15), and top 53 in Michigan overall.  I represented the Boulan Park middle school chess team and won 1st place in the Michigan K-9 Junior High Team Championships 2020. I won 1st place in the Class A section of the Annual Western Class 2021, and 1st place in U2000 of the Mid-America Open 2021.  I am also one of the four finalists of the Michigan High school Chess Championships 2021.

Ryan Wang – Hi everyone! My name is Ryan. I am 1st for age 13 in Michigan, 44th in Michigan overall, and 77th for age 13 in the U.S. My recent accomplishments include: beating two FIDE Masters, winning the 2020 Michigan K-9 Junior High Team Championships for Boulan Park middle school with my teammates, and propelling Michigan to a second-place finish in the Online National States Cup.

Free with any paid class