Format: 1). 25 minutes game play with others in the class with coaches analyzing play or playing a coach 2). 5-10 outside supervised break or free chess play with coaches 3). 40 minutes of instructional learning - Station Work Students are placed in 1 of 4 small groups based on chess skill level: 1 coach to 2 - 4 kids Teaching Time .......... 2 (20-minutes) segments - Station 1 ...... Opening Principles and Common Openings = Station 2 ...... Middle Game Principals and Tactics Training - Station 3 ...... Learning & Practicing End-Game Checkmating Patterns: Interactive - Station 4 ...... Middle Game Teaching and Interactive play with a coach Each week students do 2 stations, the next week they will do the other 2 stations
NOTE: We mix up the schedule about every 4th class to keep it fresh for the students
Special Class: October 26th - Mini Tournament with PRIZES!!! (class 6:30-8:30) No Class: November 23rd ..... Thanksgiving Day Last Class: November 30th ... Class and Holiday Party!