Beginning Battles: Openings to Improve Your Chess Game
In this 2-part course, students will learn the best ways to open their games of chess in order to win!
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$10 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 1 week
45 minutes per class
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To succeed in this class, students should have a basic understanding of the chess pieces' movements. However, students don't need to be experts in any way. In fact, they can have only played a little bit of chess or have just learned about the game recently. All skill levels are welcome! In the first class meeting, students will be taught the two most popular and effective openings for white pieces: the Ruy Lopez opening and the Italian Game. Mr. K will display a live chess board on the...
Students will work to improve the opening moves of their chess game, which requires skills like critical thinking, weighing options, and reading their opponents' moves.
Mr. K has been playing chess for over 25 years and has been teaching for over a decade.
There are no required supplies for this class. However, if you have a physical chess board you can follow along with during class, that has proven to be the most helpful way for students to interact with and learn the material.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
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My passions in life are my family and teaching. I'm currently entering my 10th year of teaching. I'm teaching 12th grade English, AP Language & Composition, and AP Literature & Composition. In the past, I've been in both public and private...