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Chess Club!

Winning Chess Tactics and Patterns of Attack

Steven Roesch
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(116)
In this course you'll learn about a series of powerful tactics as well as common attack patterns. You'll learn how to make your pieces work together as a team to get better results in your games.

Class experience

Years ago I was one of the top chess players in my high school; later on I was also a member of the chess team at my university.
When I taught at a high school, I sponsored the chess club there for thirty years, and the club's members regularly participated in local tournaments. Also, after my retirement in 2016 I helped to coach elementary school students and prepared them for regular tournaments in the area for three years.
Homework Offered
Ideally, you should play several games on your own in between lessons. This isn't required, but I've found that this approach helps students to get the most out of the course.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
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I'll use tools on the chess.com website to illustrate chess tactics and review complete games. Learners won't have to sign up  for membership on this website to participate in the course.
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(116)
When I retired in 2016 after more than thirty years in California classrooms, I figured that my days of teaching were pretty much behind me. As it turned out, though, that assumption was completely off the mark. I soon started teaching online... 
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weekly or $110 for 8 classes
1x per week, 8 weeks
30 min

Completed by 30 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 11-14
3-6 learners per class

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