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Saturday, 10:35-11:35pm

Dates: 09/12, 09/19, 09/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/07, 11/14, 11/21, 12/05, 12/12, 12/19.

Cost for Fall semester: $378.00

Prerequisites:
- basic understanding of piece movements is required

The course is focused on:
-Concepts of piece movements, point values and basic tactics
- Understanding notation
- Simple checkmating patterns in 1 and 2 moves (\"battery\", \"last rank\" etc.)
- Types of draws
- Methods of defending against an attack
- The basic principles of opening
- Simple tactical elements (pin, fork/double attack, discovered check, etc.)
- The basic principles of endgame (opposition, \"square\" rule)
- Illustration of all above in short study games
- Solving chess problems and combinations on each topic studied during the lesson
- Mandatory practical games between students with each other online and with chess programs followed by an analysis of these games during the next lesson
-Homework

Saturday, 12:50-1:35 pm

Dates: 09/12, 09/19, 09/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/07, 11/14, 11/21, 12/05, 12/12, 12/19.

Cost for Fall semester: $280.00

Prerequisites:
- at least 1-2 semesters of studying chess in School Plus or any other similar chess program

The course focuses on:
- The principles of various openings
- Best practices of attacks and checkmating patterns
- Achieving draws when having a disadvantage in material
- Methods of defending against an attack
- Advanced tactical elements (breaking communication, deflection, decoy, etc.)
- Analysis of most common pawn ending positions
- Illustration of all above in the games of world champions and strong chess players.
- Solving chess problems and combinations on each topic studied during the lesson.
- Mandatory practical games between students with each other online and with chess programs followed by an analysis of these games during the next lesson
- Homework

Saturday, 1:40-2:25 pm

Dates: 09/12, 09/19, 09/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/07, 11/14, 11/21, 12/05, 12/12, 12/19.

Cost for Fall semester: $280.00

Prerequisites:
- No previous Chess experience is required

The course is focused on:
-Concepts of piece movements, point values and basic tactics
- Understanding notation
- Simple checkmating patterns in 1 and 2 moves (\"battery\", \"last rank\" etc.)
- Types of draws
- Methods of defending against an attack
- The basic principles of opening
- Simple tactical elements (pin, fork/double attack, discovered check, etc.)
- The basic principles of endgame (opposition, \"square\" rule)
- Illustration of all above in short study games
- Solving chess problems and combinations on each topic studied during the lesson
- Mandatory practical games between students with each other online and with chess programs followed by an analysis of these games during the next lesson
-Homework

Chess Beginners, 11:00-11:45
Dates: 09/13, 09/20, 09/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/08, 11/15, 11/22, 12/06, 12/13, 12/20.
Cost for the Fall semester: $280.00

Prerequisites:
- ability to play chess, knowledge of chess moves for all pieces

The course is focused on:
- Understanding the notation
- Special moves
- Simple checkmating patterns in 1 and 2 moves (\"battery\", \"last rank\" etc.)
- Types of draws
- Methods of defending against an attack
- The basic principles of opening
- Simple tactical elements (pin, fork/double attack, discovered check, etc.)
- The basic principles of endgame (opposition, \"square\" rule)

- Illustration of all above in short study games.
- Solving chess problems and combinations on each topic studied during the lesson.
- Mandatory practical games between students with each other online and with chess programs followed by an analysis of these games during the next lesson
- Separate homework for each student
Sunday,12:00-1:00pm
Dates: 09/13, 09/20, 09/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/08, 11/15, 11/22, 12/06, 12/13, 12/20.
Cost for the Fall semester: $350
Prerequisites:
- at least 1-2 semesters of studying chess in School Plus or any other similar chess program
The course focuses on:
- The principles of various openings
- Best practices of attacks and checkmating patterns
- Achieving draws when having a disadvantage in material
- Methods of defending against an attack
- Advanced tactical elements (breaking communication, deflection, decoy, etc.)
- Analysis of most common pawn ending positions

- Illustration of all above in the games of world champions and strong chess players.
- Solving chess problems and combinations on each topic studied during the lesson.
- Mandatory practical games between students with each other online and with chess programs followed by an analysis of these games during the next lesson
- Separate homework for each student
Sunday, 9:45-10:45 pm
Dates: 09/13, 09/20, 09/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/08, 11/15, 11/22, 12/06, 12/13, 12/20.
Cost for the Fall semester: $350

Prerequisites:
- at least 3-4 semesters of studying chess in School Plus or any other similar chess program
The course is focused on:
- A deeper analysis of various openings
- Best practices of attacks with combined tactical elements
- Strategical understanding of the middle game, analysis of weakness in positions
- Importance of in-between moves for the defense
- Advanced tactical elements (freeing the line for attack / freeing specific field, blockade, etc.)
- Analysis of endgames including rook ending, queen ending, bishop/knight ending

- Illustration of all above in the games of world champions and strong chess players.
- Solving chess problems and combinations on each topic studied during the lesson.
- Mandatory practical games between students with each other online and with chess programs followed by an analysis of these games during the next lesson
- Separate homework for each studen

   Mon, 6:00-7:30 pm    

Chess  Intermediate Level 2 

 Wed, 6:00-7:30 pm   

Chess, Beginners Level 1,

  Sat    2:00 - 3:30 pm   

Chess,  intermediate   Level 2

  Saterday 

10:40-12:10 pm  - 

Satarday 

12:20 - 1:50 pm