learners per class
How does a “One-Time” class work?
Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers
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Puzzles are the single best way to improve your chess. Students usually need guidance and encouragement to approach and sustain the detailed problem solving necessary to work on chess puzzles. That's what we do in this class! Using the advanced puzzle features on Chess.com we work on tactics together. I pick a theme and adjust the rating range based on the student's level. We discuss pros and cons of different ideas, practice pattern recognition, and stretch our ability to calculate a...
I encourage students to continue working on puzzles independently after class. I am always happy to help parents find excellent sources of puzzles in books and websites.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
I screen share Chess.com during instruction.
Rigorous and playful chess instruction with a patient and experienced teacher.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
550 total reviews
641 completed classes
When school went remote in March of 2020 my chess club (where I taught full time) thrived. This led to teaching more online chess with several platforms, a curriculum development position at the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and program...