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Wed, Oct 06



Chess Lessons

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Chess Lessons
Chess Lessons

Time & Location

Oct 06, 2021, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MDT


About the Event

Lessons for beginners taught on zoom through the interactive Lichess website. Classes are divided into 3 sections, concepts, games and personalized exercises + free homework. There are 6 students in each group and each week 1 student plays the entire class. Students will improve on skills such as Problem Solving, Deductive Reasoning and Creative Thinking by solving chess puzzles and creating their own  personalized process to find the best chess move.

Lichess Software allows highlighting of pieces and drawing arrows to facilitate learning and visualization of piece movement for students


Week 1: Piece movement, 3 options when in check + free piece strategy

Week 2: 3 options when defending+ multiple attackers and defender calculation

Week 3: Xray Attack, The Check and Take+ Special Moves

Week 4: Removing the Defender, Piece coordination +Visualization

Week 5: Most important class Pin and Fork(requires looking 2 moves ahead)!!

Week 6: Checkmate scenarios + checkmate in 1 mate and full recap

Instructor is Steven Bloom with Bloominchess4kids (instagram & Facebook).

Registration deadline is September 15, 2021.

Recommended for Ages: 7-13

Dates: Wednesdays at 2-3pm, October 6- November 10

Location: Online classes

Max: 6 students

Watch this video for an overview of these classes:


Roots Families: To use your family funding for your registered Roots students, please use the code ClassFunding at checkout.


Tammy Eacott, 403-616-1381,


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