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After School Chess @ A2 STEAM:Beginning/Intermed.

Monday, November 21, 2016 @ 3:10 PM (EST) - Monday, January 30, 2017 @ 4:10 PM (EST)
Co-Ed
A2 STEAM @ Northside 912 BARTON DR. ANN ARBORMI  48105
Monday, November 21, 2016 @ 3:10 PM (EST) - Monday, January 30, 2017 @ 4:10 PM (EST)
Co-Ed
A2 STEAM @ Northside 912 BARTON DR. ANN ARBORMI  48105

After School Chess @ A2 STEAM:Beginning/Intermed.

Nov 21 - Jan 30 (Monday)

3:10 PM - 4:10 PM

Co-Ed

A2 STEAM @ Northside

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$109.00

Pricing

After School Chess @ A2 STEAM:Beginning/Intermed.
$109.00

Meeting Dates

From Nov 21, 2016 to Jan 30, 2017

Each Monday from 03:10 PM to 04:10 PM

Except the following dates:

Monday, Dec 19, 2016

Monday, Jan 02, 2017

Monday, Jan 09, 2017

Monday, Nov 28, 2016

Monday, Jan 16, 2017

Monday, Dec 26, 2016

About This Activity

Description


Mr. Garrison has been teaching chess to children since 1996. His teams have won numerous state championships. In the 2016 state team championships, Mr. Garrison formed 14 teams, 11 of them won trophies! Four out of four King teams won trophies. Both Bach teams and both STEAM teams won trophies. One Thurston team, one Lawton team, and one private school team also won trophies.


Mr. Garrison holds the #1 rank of overall game player (out of over 40,000 players) at www.littlegolem.net, an international thinking games website. He is also the top ranked player in the world at the strategy game ?Breakthrough? and "Einstein" and second highest rated at "Slither" and sixth ranked Shogi player (Japanese Chess). Mr. Garrison has played more than 1000 US Chess Federation tournaments and is ranked in the top 100 players in Michigan. His highest achieved USCF rating thus far is 2067.


Beginning/Intermediate: Grades K-8, for students with no or some experience in chess. Students are introduced to the basic history of chess, opening principles, tactics, basic endgame techniques, and tournament preparedness.


6 weeks.



No class 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 1/9, 1/16.New students are required to purchase a "Chess Tactics Workbook" on the first day of class for $16.

Grades

Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Location

A2 STEAM MEDIA CENTER at A2 STEAM @ Northside
meets at A2 STEAM ART ROOM on Nov 28, 2016

Instructor

Ray Garrison
Arbor Chess

Organizer Info

  • Ann Arbor Public School System

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