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Road to Chess Expert #1 - Zero to Hero (Learn Chess in 60 Minutes!)
In this class, students will learn all the foundational rules to play the game of chess, both recreationally and competitively.
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-Topics Covered: -How to set up the chessboard and pieces. -How to move pawns/pieces. -How to play chess. -Rules of check (3 ways to stop a check) and checkmate. -Draws (Agreement of draw, stalemate, insufficient pieces, 3 move repetition, and 50 moves without moving a piece). -Special rules (Castling, en passant). -Algebraic notation (Time permitting). -Basic time control (Time permitting). -Taught via Zoom and screen sharing on Lichess.org. -Teaching style: My teaching style relies on...
Students will learn how to play the game of chess, whether recreationally or competitively: -How to set a chessboard and pieces. -How to move pawns/pieces. -How to play the chess game. -Learn algebraic notation, enabling students to read modern chess articles/books and watch online chess commentators effectively. -Rules of check (3 ways to stop a check) and checkmate. -Special rules (Castling, en passant). -How to draw the game. -Basic time control.
Hello there! My name is Kent, and I am a United States Chess Federation Expert-Level player (USCF Elo Rating 2050), putting me in the top 3% of all US chess rated players. I have won the Ohio Chess Championship and Cleveland Open, state-wide chess tournaments. I am excited to teach your learner how to excel at chess, given my background in teaching chess for hundreds of hours for 100+ students to become intermediate to advanced chess players.
Highly recommend playing the game on chess.com or lichess.org after class is over to ensure that student is aware of all rules.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Professional USCF Expert Chess Player
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
43 total reviews
43 completed classes
Hello there! My name is Kent, and I am a United States Chess Federation Expert-Level player (USCF Elo Rating 2050), putting me in the top 3% of all US chess rated players and playing chess competitively for over 10 years. I have won the Ohio Chess...