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: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NtiqwgX8c-M2Aa77E3y5jUF0jLQOeZaL/view?usp=drive_web
Roots Families: To use your family funding for your registered Roots students, please use the code ClassFunding at checkout.
Tammy Eacott, 403-616-1381, firstname.lastname@example.org