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Cool Chess! Beginner 1 Lesson 3--The Rules of Castling

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The students will learn the rules of castling their King on the King side of the board and the Queen side of the board. #builder #superstar
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Meets once
60 minute class

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Class Experience

US Grade 2 - 5
Beginner Level
The students will learn the importance of castling their King for protection and how it makes their games stronger. They will learn that when playing chess against an opponent or a computer, that they will have to touch the King first. 
Students will receive chess puzzle homework sheets in a PDF format to be printed out.  The chess puzzle homework sheets will be discussed in class to make sure all students understand what to do. 
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Students should have a pencil in class and the chess puzzles printed out, which will be attached in a PDF form in the Classroom.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
A learner is assessed by understanding the answers on each chess puzzle assignment and knowing how to checkmate to win their games. When a student practices chess at home, with others, or on-line, their skills will increase--this will reflect in their knowledge of the game.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
We will be using the website for students to play chess games on-line. The students will be copying the game link and pasting it in the Zoom Chat Box for other students to click on and access the game. Usernames and passwords to will not be used for this class. is an additional resource that can help the student to improve their chess skills. This website provides Chess Puzzles, practice against chess bots, and informative videos which are made by Grand Masters.

Meet the teacher

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(544)
I am a retired public school teacher of 26 years and currently am a Supervisor of Academic Programming for the Central New York Chess organization on Outschool... 
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