Chess Club - Learn and Play (Elementary)

Andrew Linke - Photography, Chess, D&D
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(245)
In this ongoing chess club, learners will practice strategic thinking, problem solving, and social conversation skills while playing one of the world's greatest games.

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 5
Beginner - Intermediate Level
Students will increase their skill in chess and, through playing, improve their strategic thinking. They will learn to both win and lose politely and with dignity.  
I have been teaching students how to play chess and managing a middle school chess club for over a decades, with a special focus on exceptional learners (gifted learners, students on the autism spectrum, LQBTQ+ inclusion groups). 
Please ensure that learners are comfortable clicking on and copy / pasting website links, as we start games through the Zoom chat. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Students have the option of playing chess using If you want your child to do this, you must create an account for them and register it in my private chess club. All chat options outside of the Outschool Zoom call are blocked in my club and I provide instructions for how to block all communication features site-wide in the classroom welcome message. 

Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(245)
I've been a teacher for more than a dozen years and involved with Scouting and working in the outdoors for nearly thirty years. I was homeschooled for my entire life, an experience which gave me the opportunity to pursue my interests and explore... 
Group Class


1x per week
50 min

Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(38)
Completed by 298 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 7-10
2-10 learners per class

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