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Evening Chess @ King: Beginning/Intermediate

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 5:15 PM (EDT) - Tuesday, May 19, 2015 @ 6:30 PM (EDT)
Co-Ed
King Elementary 3800 WALDENWOOD ANN ARBORMI  48105
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 5:15 PM (EDT) - Tuesday, May 19, 2015 @ 6:30 PM (EDT)
Co-Ed
King Elementary 3800 WALDENWOOD ANN ARBORMI  48105

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Evening Chess @ King: Beginning/Intermediate

Apr 14 - May 19 (Tuesday)

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Co-Ed

King Elementary

Meeting Dates

From Apr 14, 2015 to May 19, 2015

Each Tuesday from 05:15 PM to 06:30 PM

Except the following dates:

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

About This Activity

Description

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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. Instructor: Ray Garrison. 6 weeks.

Mr. Garrison has been teaching chess to children since 1996. His teams have won numerous state championships. In the 2015 state team championships, King won the K-3 Championship with a perfect 5-0 score and A2 STEAM @Northside won the K-5 Reserve State Championship. Six more of Mr. Garrison's teams also won trophies in the annual event.


Mr. Garrison holds the #1 rank of overall game player (out of over 30,000 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 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.



New students are required to purchase a "Chess Tactics Workbook" on the first day of class for $16.

Activity

Evening Chess @ King: Beginning/Intermediate #1317.703

Price

Standard charge: $89.00

Type

Classes

Meeting dates

From April 14, 2015 to May 19, 2015
Each Tuesday from 5:15pm to 6:30pm
Except the following dates:
Tuesday,May 5, 2015
Plus the following dates:
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 5:15pm to 6:30pm

Meeting time

5:15pm to 6:30pm
with the following exceptions:

Department

After School LLL Programs

Activity Category

Youth Chess

Registration dates

Standard registration opens: Mar 30, 2015 8:01 AM
Internet registration opens: Mar 23, 2015 8:01 AM

Status

30 openings remaining

Grades

Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Gender

Coed

Location

KING MULTI PURPOSE ROOM at King Elementary
meets at LOGAN MEDIA CENTER on May 5, 2015

Instructor

Ray Garrison

Supervisor

Ivy (Shu-Jeng) Juan

Season

2015 Spring Classes

Term

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Organizer Info

  • Ann Arbor Public School System

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