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Cool Chess! Intermediate 1 Lesson 16-- Pattern Recognition
The student will learn about Pattern Recognition of the piece positions on the board. #builder #superstar
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60 minute class
US Grade 2 - 5
In this lesson, the students will learn about Pattern Recognition of the piece positions on the board. The ability to recognize familiar patterns is one of the key skills that players must learn to improve. The students will study typical checkmate patterns and learn to solve these puzzles when other positions are added. By recognizing these checkmate patterns, the students will be able to solve puzzles up to three moves ahead. At the end of the lesson, the students will be able to play...
The students will become stronger chess players as they learn about Pattern Recognition on the board and by playing chess games on-line.
Students 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.
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.
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.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
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...