2021 Summer – Learning Chess The Fun Way (for beginners)
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.
Basic rules in chess – Board concepts, piece names/moves
How to use Lichess (The online platform we will use throughout the program)
Castle – Short and long castling
Attack – Interaction of chess pieces
Capture – How each piece captures, Special ones (en passant)
Check – What is it, How to get out of checks
Checkmate – Basic patterns, Endgame
Concept of stalemate
Basic tactics – Hanging Pieces, Forks, Pins, Skewers
- Grade G2-5
- Max Enroll 10
- Class Time 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm EST, 7/19 - 7/22 (4 sessions)
- Class Location Online
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.