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After School Youth Chess @ Dicken: Begin/Interm

Thursday, December 1, 2016 @ 4:00 PM (EST) - Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 5:00 PM (EST)
Co-Ed
Dicken Elementary 2135 RUNNYMEDE ANN ARBORMI  48103
Thursday, December 1, 2016 @ 4:00 PM (EST) - Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 5:00 PM (EST)
Co-Ed
Dicken Elementary 2135 RUNNYMEDE ANN ARBORMI  48103

After School Youth Chess @ Dicken: Begin/Interm

Dec 01 - Jan 19 (Thursday)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Co-Ed

Dicken Elementary

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$109.00

Pricing

After School Youth Chess @ Dicken: Begin/Interm
$109.00

Meeting Dates

From Dec 01, 2016 to Jan 19, 2017

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

Except the following dates:

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016

Thursday, Jan 05, 2017

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.


New class start/end dates: 12/1-1/19.No class 12/29, 1/5.New students are required to purchase a "Chess Tactics Workbook" on the first day of class for $16.

Grades

Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Location

DICKEN MEDIA CENTER at Dicken Elementary

Instructor

All The King's Men

Organizer Info

  • Ann Arbor Public School System

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