Discover Chess: Intermediate / Series I / Ages 8-12
In this intermediate chess class, players will learn strategy with an introduction to opening principles, common checkmates, and key tactics.
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Completed by 176 learners
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Once per week
over 5 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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In this creative chess class, students with chess experience will learn more about checkmate and strategy including basic tactics and about the three phases of the chess game, including opening games. Students at this level of chess are simply eager to play with others, and learn how to win their games. They have working knowledge of common chess topics having been exposed through various learning environments, including school, clubs, online classrooms, apps, as well as from parents and...
Players will learn how to become more confident with how the pieces move on the board using better openings, learn common checkmates, and basic tactics like the fork, pin, and skewer. They will understand the objective of the game and will not need any assistance with set up or basic terminology, and can know how to checkmate their opponent with confidence.
1 file available upon enrollmentNo materials are needed, but a physical chess board at home is very good for this level of chess because students should and will want to practice skills learned. It is also recommended that the student Zoom's on one device and plays chess on another (this is just easier for them, and not required).
Players will get feedback on their games during regular play.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Class will be offered if class minimum is met, and/or the date will be pushed back by 1 week to allow for more learners to enroll. For students who are not device savvy, a few minutes (5-10 min) of parental guidance may be necessary. We use Lichess, and I will create, and assign kid accounts, and go over the instructions of how to use this trusted resource in class over the course fo 2 weeks. No additional devices are required, needed, or expected, but for playing chess, a second tablet is recommended. Note: Lichess works best on desktops or laptops or very new iPads.
Creative Chess Teacher with a Passion for Kids, Words, and Special Subjects.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
215 total reviews
118 completed classes
Hello! So glad you've stopped by my profile. Chess and Language Arts are my favorite classes to teach! I also like to focus on special subjects. For chess, I teach kids who love to play all kinds of games. Because chess is synonymous with Ivy...