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Before School Chess @ Bach:Beginning/Intermediate

Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 7:45 AM (EST) - Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 8:45 AM (EST)
Co-Ed
Bach Elementary 600 W. JEFFERSON ANN ARBORMI  48103
Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 7:45 AM (EST) - Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 8:45 AM (EST)
Co-Ed
Bach Elementary 600 W. JEFFERSON ANN ARBORMI  48103

Before School Chess @ Bach:Beginning/Intermediate

Nov 17 - Jan 26 (Thursday)

7:45 AM - 8:45 AM

Co-Ed

Bach Elementary

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$109.00

Pricing

Before School Chess @ Bach:Beginning/Intermediate
$109.00

Meeting Dates

From Nov 17, 2016 to Jan 26, 2017

Each Thursday from 07:45 AM to 08:45 AM

Except the following dates:

Thursday, Jan 05, 2017

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017

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, also both Bach teams and both STEAM teams won trophies, one Thurston team, and one Lawton team, and one private school team 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 11/24, 12/22, 12/29, 1/5, 1/12.New students are required to purchase a "Chess Tactics Workbook" on the first day of class for $16.

Grades

Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Location

BACH MEDIA CENTER at Bach Elementary

Instructor

Ray Garrison
Arbor Chess

Organizer Info

  • Ann Arbor Public School System

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