Life Skills

Chess Camp for Rookies: A Guide for Beginners

In this chess summer camp, young chess players will learn the rules and master the moves through play and puzzles.
Louisa Hou
187 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 4 learners
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Class

55 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 1 week

8-11

year olds

3-5

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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Description

Class Experience

The students will understand the rules of the game, the value system of the chess pieces and the basic chess board principles. By the end of the class, the students should be able to play a game of chess with a clear goal in mind. 
Students are encouraged to play games outside of the classes but it is not a requirement. Having fun and experimenting with new ideas are key to learning the game of chess. 
We might play a game in the end using the platform Chessonlinefree. This website should not track your data. Depending on your browser, I would recommend to have an add blocker to avoid distraction. 
2 hours 45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
We will be using Lichess.org and Chess.com. In order to play, students need an free account. This can also help the student track their games over time. Without an account, students can also choose to play anonymously. 

Teacher

Louisa Hou
🇨🇦
Lives in Canada
Chess/Psychology
187 total reviews
303 completed classes

About Me

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Welcome to my profile! Thank you for your interest in my classes. 

I have a degree in psychology from McGill University with a strong interest in child development and a minor in history. I am currently a graduate... 
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