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After School Youth Chess @ Angell: Beginning/Inter

Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 4:00 PM (EST) - Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 5:00 PM (EST)
Co-Ed
Angell Elementary 1608 S UNIVERSITY ANN ARBORMI  48104
Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 4:00 PM (EST) - Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 5:00 PM (EST)
Co-Ed
Angell Elementary 1608 S UNIVERSITY ANN ARBORMI  48104

After School Youth Chess @ Angell: Beginning/Inter

Nov 17 - Jan 12 (Thursday)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Co-Ed

Angell Elementary

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Starting at

$109.00

Pricing

After School Youth Chess @ Angell: Beginning/Inter
$109.00

Meeting Dates

From Nov 17, 2016 to Jan 12, 2017

Each Thursday from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Except the following dates:

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016

Thursday, Jan 05, 2017

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016

About This Activity

Description

Gr.K-5. Chess is a game that once you learn how to play, you will enjoy it forever. The strategy and planning skills students learn in chess help them in decision-making situations in school and throughout their whole life!

Students learn chess history, etiquette, the playing board, its chessmen, how the pieces move, value of the pieces, common opening moves, tactics, endgame strategies and how to checkmate their opponent. Chess has been shown to improve academic skills, assist in critical thinking, focusing and long-term planning, teach good sportsmanship, enhance social skills and self-esteem.


Beginning/Intermediate: Chess rules and basic tactics are reviewed. Students then delve deeper into more advanced tactics, short and long range strategies, and preparation for tournament play.


6 weeks.


No class 11/24, 12/29, 1/5New students are required to purchase a "Chess Tactics Workbook" on the first day of class for $16.

Grades

Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Location

ANGELL MEDIA CENTER at Angell Elementary

Instructor

All The King's Men

Organizer Info

  • Ann Arbor Public School System

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