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Fall 2021 Virtual Classes

Tuesday Evening Chess Class (Int/Adv) Begins Oct. 5

This class will be geared towards more experienced players

$179 by Friday, Oct. 1 ($199 after)

Tuesdays Evenings 5:15-6:45 Eastern Time

 

Oct. 5 through Dec. 14 (ten meetings)

class does not meet Nov. 2

Wednesday After School Chess Class (Multi-level)  Begins Oct. 6

Open to all campers age 5 or older.  Students should know basic rules and be familiar with basic tactics (Forks, Pins)

$179 by Friday, Oct. 1 ($199 after)

Wednesday

Afternoons 4:30-6pm Eastern Time 

Oct. 6-Dec. 15 (10 meetings)

class does not meet Nov. 24

Friday After School Chess Class through AA Rec and Ed Begins Oct. 1

Beginner/Intermediate (students should know basic rules)

Fridays Oct. 1 through Dec. 10 

Afternoons 4:30-5:30pm

Winter 2022 Virtual Classes

Tuesday Evening Chess Class (Int/Adv) Begins Jan. 11

This class will be geared towards more experienced players

$179 by Friday, Jan. 7 ($199 after)

Tuesdays Evenings 5:15-6:45 Eastern Time

 

Jan. 11 through March 15 (ten meetings)

Wednesday After School Chess Class (Multi-level) Begins Jan. 12

Open to all campers age 5 or older.  Students should know basic rules and be familiar with basic tactics (Forks, Pins)

$179 by Friday, Jan. 7 ($199 after)

Wednesday

Afternoons 4:30-6pm Eastern Time 

Jan. 12-March 16 (10 meetings)

Friday After School Chess Class through AA Rec and Ed

Beginner/Intermediate (students should know basic rules)

Fridays beginning in January.  Please check back for exact dates

Afternoons 4:30-5:30pm

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 and for thiniking games class, each student will also need a free account at www.littlegolem.net 

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

  • For thinking games class, all new littlegolem users will need to watch a short instructional video before the first class on how to use the website.

  • Knowledge Requirements:  For thinking games class, students do not need to know any of the rules for the various games, they will be taught.  For chess classes, all students should know the basic rules.  If your child is a true beginner, please email raygarrison@arborchess.com and I will send you some links for interactive turorials designed to easily teach children the basic rules of chess.

  • VIrtual Class/Camp Cancellation policy:  Sorry, no refunds