Northvale Public School Chess Club

  • Chess
Northvale Public School, 441 Tappan Rd, Northvale, NJ 07647, USA
Feb 03 2020
Mar 16 2020
Beginner Class Grade 3-8
$120.00
  1. Sun 
  2. Mon3:15 - 4:15 pm
  3. Tue 
  4. Wed 
  5. Thu 
  6. Fri 
  7. Sat 

Class dates

02/03/2020, 02/10/2020, 02/24/2020, 03/02/2020, 03/09/2020, 03/16/2020

Description

Beginner I and Beginner II classes
 Rules of the game: how pawns/pieces move & capture; what is attack, castle, 'en passant', pawn promotion; check; checkmate; notation – I.e. The “abc’s” of chess.
 Basic strategy:
a. checkmate -or the goal of the game
b. development of pieces (more squares means stronger pieces)
c. stalemate
d. capturing the opponent’s pieces
e. piece value (absolute, and relative)
 Check Mate Concepts (The common‘how to's”)
a) mate with queen & king against king
b) mate with 2 rooks, or 1 rook 1 queen (Ladder mate)
c) mate with 1 rook and king against king
d) mate traps in the beginning of the game (scholar’s, fool’s, Legal’s)
e) mate traps in the middle game (Batteries, plus Smother, anastasia, Arabian, etc.)
 Basic End-Of-Game principles
a) King becomes strong at end-of the game
b) Pawn & King against King (opposition, flanking)
c) Simple end-game positions for practice

Program enrollment capacity

Minimum: 6

Maximum: 20

Registration period

Registration starts on 10/14/2019 and ends on 01/31/2020.

Location

Northvale Public School, 441 Tappan Rd, Northvale, NJ 07647, USA
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