11/18/2019, 11/25/2019, 12/02/2019, 12/09/2019, 12/16/2019, 01/06/2020, 01/13/2020, 01/20/2020
Ratings from 100 - 400
This class is a special course, a Chess Fast Track program based on the award-winning Chess Steps program and complemented by ChessKid.com. The objective of the class is to introduce kids to the game of chess and to prepare them to play competitively in scholastics tournaments. The class introduces the rules of the game, the board and the pieces as well as basic decision making skills such as strategy and tactics. The course focuses on understanding important chess patterns which are used as foundation for further progress. The first part (~30 minutes) is a lesson on theoretical concepts as well as practical play. The second part is actual training play and chess puzzles with master analysis.
The cost of the class includes the following:
- US Chess Federation Annual membership ($17 value)
- South Jersey Chess Club annual junior membership ($40 value)
- Gold membership to ChessKid.com ($49 value)
- Chess Step Workbooks ($8 each)
Registration starts on 11/03/2019 and ends on 11/25/2019.
Please contact South Jersey Innovation Center if you have any questions.