Kid · Learning
Tactics are an integral part of chess and occur throughout all phases of the game. This dynamic class focuses on common tactics such as pins, forks, skewers, double attacks, deflections, discovered checks and mating attacks.
Audience: Ages 5-9
Fun Activities & Contests
Compete and connect with others who want to better themselves in similar interests.
Basketball Drill Challenge
Yoga pose Challenge
Meet Our Instructor
Alanna Katz is the Co-Founder and Lead Instructor at Growing Minds Chess Academy, which manages the chess curriculum and chess team at Avenues The World School. She also co founded www.chesskatz.org, a premier chess teaching organization in NYC. She is one of the top 100 female chess players in the US. Spencer Wood is a 5th grade student at Avenues. Spencer started learning chess in 1st grade and is currently one of the top 35 10-year-old chess players in the country.
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