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Discover Chess: No Experience / True Beginner

Rhonda Adorno
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(215)
In this beginner chess class, players grow from having no experience to learning the basics of chess including the names of pieces and movements, and concluding with checkmate. Only True Beginners please.

Class experience

US Grade Kindergarten - 3
Beginner Level
Students will learn the basics of chess including the names of pieces, how they move, and the value of making good decisions when capturing their opponent's pieces.
Optional, a chess board. 
Practice using Zoom tools such as chat feature and annotation tool. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Class will be offered if class minimum is met and/or the date will be pushed back to allow for more learners to join the fun!

There are 3 ways to practice chess skills in this class: 

1: Activity Book
2. Tech/Online Resource 
3. Chess Board 

Technology is usually limited to a hyperlink being placed in the Zoom chat feature, and students click on it to practice a skill.

 It's also helpful if students can practice using the Zoom Chat feature and annotation tool if they would like to try fun chess games and draw on my chess board. 

Here is an example of the hyperlink I would use after a lesson on the Rook: https://lichess.org/learn#/1

For ZERO technology use or parent assistance, please send a request.
We often use Lichess in class, accessing a link via the Zoom Chat
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(215)

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... 
Group Class


weekly or $85 for 6 classes
1x per week, 6 weeks
30 min

Completed by 299 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 4-6
4-6 learners per class

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