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Evening Chess @ Thurston: Intermediate/Advanced

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 7:00 PM (EDT) - Tuesday, May 19, 2015 @ 8:15 PM (EDT)
Co-Ed
Thurston Elementary 2300 PRAIRIE ANN ARBORMI  48105
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 7:00 PM (EDT) - Tuesday, May 19, 2015 @ 8:15 PM (EDT)
Co-Ed
Thurston Elementary 2300 PRAIRIE ANN ARBORMI  48105

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Evening Chess @ Thurston: Intermediate/Advanced

Apr 14 - May 20 (Tuesday)

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Co-Ed

Thurston Elementary

Meeting Dates

From Apr 14, 2015 to May 19, 2015

Each Tuesday from 07:00 PM to 08:15 PM

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Intermediate/Advanced: Grades K-9, for students familiar with forks, pins, discovery and understand checkmate. Players review Grandmaster chess games and improve work on tactics and endings.. Instructor: Ray Garrison. 6 weeks.
Mr. Garrison has been teaching chess to children since 1996. His teams have won numerous state championships. In the 2014 state team championships, King won the K-3 Reserve State Championship and Bach won fifth place in the Championship division. Lawton took third in the K-5 reserve division, and Thurston took fourth in the K-5 championship division, Lawton sixth. 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 @ Thurston: Intermediate/Advanced #1317.704

Price

Standard charge: $89.00

Type

Classes

Meeting dates

From April 14, 2015 to May 19, 2015
Each Tuesday from 7pm to 8:15pm

Meeting time

7pm to 8:15pm

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

THURSTON MULTIPURPOSE at Thurston Elementary

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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