Online Chess Classes

 

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All information related to Our Online Chess Classes will be on this page,
including class times, dates, class description, etc.

For questions related to our online chess program policies and F.A.Q., please visit: http://scholasticchessacademy.com/online_faq


Winter/Spring 2021



Beginners Chess Class – 10 Weeks

Prerequisites: Students must already know how the chess pieces move.
Important:  Students who have taken our 4-week introductory class, or are new to chess and have not enrolled in any of our chess classes before, please enroll in this class. Reminder:  students must already know how to move the pieces!
Course Description: 
This class is perfect for students who already know how the chess pieces move and are interested in improving their chess game!  This is a great foundation course  that will help students develop solid chess fundamentals. Students will dive deeper into how to effectively utilize the fundamental checkmates and the fundamental principles of opening, middle game, and endgame play.  Again, please note, new students who wish to join this class must already know the rules to chess.  Although we may do a quick review of the rules, if necessary, it will not be the main focus of this class.  Students who do not know the rules to chess yet, but would like to join this class, please contact us for additional options.

Saturdays
January 23, 2021 to March 27, 2021
Saturdays 9:00 am – 9:55 am: 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27

Beginning Class Tuition: $155 ($145 – $10 discount if using Venmo or Zelle)
Location: Zoom & Chess.com

Returning Students Registration:  Returning students do NOT have to fill out the registration form again (unless you have info that needs to be updated), simply email us at ScholasticChessAcademy@gmail.com with the name of the student and proceed to tuition payment.)

New Students Click Here to Register 
Click Here to Submit Tuition Payment


Intermediate Chess  – 10 Weeks

Prerequisites: Beginning Chess (or Instructor approval)
(Students who took Intermediate Chess last Fall 2020, please enroll in this intermediate class, unless you feel strongly he/she should be in the advanced class.)
Course Description:
This class is suitable for intermediate chess students who are eager to take their game to the next level.  We will be covering intermediate and advanced chess concepts.  We will explore more complicated tactical themes, as well as focus on progressively more advanced principles and strategies of opening, middle game, and endgame play.

Saturdays
January 23, 2021 to March 27, 2021
Saturdays 10:00 am – 10:55 am: 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27

Intermediate Class Tuition: $155 ($145 – $10 discount if using Venmo or Zelle)
Location: Zoom & Chess.com

(Unfortunately, Intermediate class is now full.  Please email us: scholasticchessacademy@gmail.com to be added to the waiting list.  We will contact you as soon as spot opens up in the class.  Thank you!)


Advanced Chess  – 10 Weeks

Prerequisites: Intermediate Chess (or Instructor approval)
Course Description: This class is for advanced chess students who are eager to delve into advanced chess tactics and strategies.  We will cover advanced tactical themes, as well as focus on  advanced principles and strategies of opening, middle game, and endgame play.

Saturdays
January 23, 2021 to March 27, 2021
Saturdays 11:00 am – 11:55 am: 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27


Advanced Class Tuition:
$155 ($145 – $10 discount if using Venmo or Zelle)
Location: Zoom & Chess.com

Returning Students Registration:  Returning students do NOT have to fill out the registration form again (unless you have info that needs to be updated), simply email us at ScholasticChessAcademy@gmail.com with the name of the student and proceed to tuition payment.)

New Students Click Here to Register 
Click Here to Submit Tuition Payment

 


Registering for a Free Account on Chess.com is Required for Our Classes


For Students who are new to our online chess Classes, part of our class is conducted over chess.com.  Therefore, each student is required to have their own free chess.com membership.
  • If your child does not have a chess.com membership account yet, please register for one at http://chess.com  It is free to join.
  • If you have more than one child, please make sure EACH child has a separate chess.com account so they can play independently.
  • If you have difficulties or have questions on how to do this, please visit the “How to… Chess.com” section at http://scholasticchessacademy.com/online-videos   I created numerous short 1-2 minute chess.com help videos, including how to register for an account, how to use safe mode to protect your kids online, etc.
  • After you have registered a chess.com account for your child, please email me the name of the child and his/her username.

Space is limited in Our Classes.
Early Registration is advised.

Meeting Location
Online using Zoom & Chess.com

Chess Instructor
Coach David
(626) 658-7997
ScholasticChessAcademy@gmail.com

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