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Cool Chess! Intermediate 1 Lesson 11-- Proper Defensive Choices!
The student will learn about Proper Defensive Choices on the chess board and will play chess on the chess.org website. #builder #superstar
US Grade 2 - 4
The students will learn to make Proper Defensive Choices in their chess game. They will learn to make the correct decision when faced with a difficult position. The students will look for the correct way to attack their opponent's piece and then to find a proper way to defend their own piece. They will learn that it is just as important to defend their own pieces as it is to capture their opponent's pieces. The right choices can help the students to save their games or even to win them. At...
The students will become stronger chess players as they learn how to make Proper Defensive Choices and by playing chess games on-line.
Homework OfferedStudents will receive chess puzzle sheets to be printed out. The chess puzzle sheets will be discussed in class to make sure all students understand how to solve them.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedA 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.
4 files available upon enrollmentStudents should have a pencil in class and the chess puzzles printed out, which will be attached in a PDF form in the Classroom.
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
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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Completed by 17 learners
Live video meetings
1-4 learners per class