Checkers Tournament and Social Club!
In this weekly, ongoing class, students will engage in spirited, social contests of checkers (a.k.a. draughts), building reasoning skills and strategic thinking, while having fun and making friends!
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Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
55 minutes per class
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In this weekly, ongoing class, students will gather for an hour of friendly competition playing checkers (or draughts), each week declaring a new tournament winner! At the beginning of each class, students will watch their teacher play against (and usually be beaten by) an advanced computer, and we will briefly discuss interesting strategies that the computer, and perhaps even the teacher, used. Then, students will be divided into twos, and take turns playing (and observing) 10-minute game...
I have been a checkers hobbyist for most of my life, playing with family, against opponents throughout the world on online venues (such as the now-defunct Yahoo Games and Pogo Games checkers platforms), and against computer opponents. Although I've also played chess, go, mancala, and other strategy games, checkers has always been a go-to. I look forward to sharing the fun and challenge of checkers with the learners in this class!
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
Teaching Science, Art, and Sciency Art!
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
153 total reviews
378 completed classes
Hello there! Thanks for coming to my profile. Things I love to teach: science, particularly life-sciences, natural history, and evolution; and art, ranging from simple drawings for beginning artists to advanced oil-painting techniques for...