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Chess Team (Grade: K to 6)
This class will focus on all aspects of tournament preparation, including tournament strategy, approaching different types of opponents, time management and use of chess clocks, how and when to notate, how to approach different kinds of tournaments with different rules, understanding how to play as a team, and how to focus before and after each round and outcome. Topics will include: active and passive pieces; pawn structures; checkmate patterns, tactical motifs and chess miniatures. Critical thinking skills and pattern recognition will be developed in this class and the goal is to have students competing in tournaments regularly. Students should be assessed by the coach to join the Chess team.
Vendor: Growing Minds Chess Academy
Monday 4-5pm 6 weeks (January 9 – March 6); No class: 1/16, 1/20, 1/23; Make up class: 3/27