Saturday Drop-in Chess School

2017-2018 Calgary Chess Club School

Current Venue Calgary Chess Club

http://calgarychess.com/calgary-chess-club-2/location/

As of May 5, 2018 New venue will be the Calgary Central Library

https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/News/NewsStory/9094

 

 

Benefits of chess:  >> 

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  • Improves analytical thinking.
  • Develops concentration and focusing skills.
  • Encourages interaction with others.
  • Easy to learn and challenges the intellect

 Dates and Times:

  • Every Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon.

 Cost:

  • Become a member of the CJCC or the CCC

Basic Structure:

  • 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM, reserved for group lessons for the beginner, kids with no rating or less than 400, and kids wishing to learn the basic moves of every chess piece.  A suggested age is 6 years of age and older.  Younger kids have a very hard time understanding concepts.  It is also open to adult beginners..
  • Participation in any session assumes a complete knowledge of the moves and rules of the game.  If help is needed in this regard please visit the website:  http://www.chesskids.com and watch the video and do the introductory lessons there.

Head Organizer and Instructor:

  • Frank Kluytmans
  • email fekluytmans@gmail.com
  • phone no: 403-700-1793

 

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