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Chess Classes
Fall 2023

REGISTER BY FRIDAY
Sept. 29

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Intermediate/Advanced
Chess Class

Tuesdays
5:15-6:45pm eastern (4:15-5:45 central)

Oct. 3 through Dec. 12, 2023

This class will be geared towards experienced players.  

Instructor:  Mr. Garrison

$179 (by Fri. Sept. 29 $199 after)

Meets Nine Tuesdays:

 

Oct. 3

Oct. 10

Oct. 17

Oct. 24

Nov. 7

Nov. 14

Nov. 28

Dec. 5

Dec. 12

(no class Oct. 31 or Nov. 21)

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Multi-Level
Chess Class

Wednesdays
5:15-6:45pm eastern (4:15-5:45 central)

Oct. 4 through Dec. 13, 2023

This class is open to all students of any level (except for beginners)

Instructor:  Mr. Garrison

$179 (by Fri. Sept. 29 $199 after)

Meets Nine Wednesdays:

 

Oct. 4

Oct. 11

Oct. 18

Oct. 25

Nov. 8

Nov. 15

Nov. 29

Dec. 6

Dec. 13

(no class Nov. 1 or  Nov. 22)

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Beginning
Chess Class
Mondays

5:15-6:15pm Eastern (4:15-5:15 Central)
Oct. 30 through Dec. 11, 2023

This class is for beginners.  Students should be somewhat familiar with how the pieces move (click here to learn). 

 

Students will learn opening principles, basic tactics and basic endgame technique in an engaging atmosphere. 

Instructor:  Mr. Garrison

$169  (by Fri. Oct. 27, $189 after)

Meets Seven Mondays:

 

Oct. 30

Nov. 6

Nov. 13

Nov. 20

Nov. 27

Dec. 4

Dec. 11

 

GENERAL CLASS INFORMATION:

 

How Classes are Structured:

  • Every scheduled class day will be a mix of entertaining instruction and tournament play.

  • All chess classes will focus on traditional chess, however, students will learn and practice other variants as well (such as crazyouse, atomic chess, etc.)

  • Instructor Candidate Master Ray Garrison

Requirements: 

  • Each student will need their own device and a good internet connection.  Each student will need a free account at www.lichess.org 

  • We also recommend each device have a camera but this is not a requirement.

  • Knowledge Requirements:  For chess classes, all students should know the basic rules.  If your child is a true beginner, please check out this excellent interactive turorial:  https://lichess.org/learn#/

Virtual Class/Camp Cancellation policy:  Sorry, no refunds (credits are possible)

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