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Cool Chess! Intermediate 1 Lesson 1--Piece Protection/Overloaded Pieces

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Julie Blasingame
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(559)
The students will learn the importance of protecting their pieces on the board and will learn the meaning of an overloaded piece #builder #superstar

Class experience

US Grade 2 - 5
Intermediate Level
By learning to protect their pieces and to watch out for overloaded pieces, the students will be more careful about their game, so as not to lose their pieces unnecessarily.
Homework Offered
Students will receive a chess puzzle sheet to be printed out. The chess puzzle sheet will be discussed in the last few minutes of class to make sure all students understand how to solve them.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
A learner is assessed by understanding the answers on each chess puzzle sheet 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.
Grades Offered
 2 files available upon enrollment
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:
We will be using the lichess.org 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 lichess.org will not be used for this class.

ChessKid.com is an additional resource that can help the students 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:(559)
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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... 
Group Class

$15

per class
Meets once
60 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(4)
Completed by 19 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 7-12
1-4 learners per class

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