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!
887 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 58 learners
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45 minutes

per class

Twice per week

over 1 week


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

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.


Jimmy Kaufholz, M.A.T.
Lives in the United States
Language, Composition, and Arts Teacher
887 total reviews
445 completed classes

About Me

My passions in life are my family and teaching. 

I'm currently entering my 9th year of teaching. I've been in both public and private schools, and I've taught everything from English and Creative Writing to Guitar, Chess, and Speech & Debate. I'm... 
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