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Intro To Chess

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This class will explain the great game of chess and cover chess piece movement, basic chess rules and help students learn how to develop chess strategy and execute a plan for different parts of the game.

Each session will have a brief review of piece movement and the topic covered the week before. The class will then build on concepts taught each week which include how to win a game of chess, starting out a chess game and basic chess strategy.
Alanna
Katz
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Chess Tactics
2 37mins Apr 15
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.
Chess Tactics
12 32mins Apr 8
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.
Chess Tactics
17 32mins Apr 1
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.
Chess Tactics
22 30mins Mar 25
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.
Chess Tactics
29 31mins Mar 11
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.
Chess Tactics
8 31mins Mar 4
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.
Chess Tactics
25 33mins Feb 25
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.
Chess Tactics
17 33mins Feb 18
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.
Chess Tactics
15 31mins Feb 11
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.
Chess Tactics
39 31mins Jan 21
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.
Chess Tactics
9 32mins Jan 14
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.
Chess Tactics
18 32mins Jan 7
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.
Chess Tactics
27 35mins Dec 17
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.
Chess Tactics
23 35mins Dec 10
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.
Chess Tactics
12 34mins Dec 3
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.
Chess Tactics
13 33mins Nov 19
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.
Chess Tactics
29 1 34mins Nov 5
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.
Chess Tactics
15 35mins Oct 29
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.
Chess Tactics
18 32mins Oct 22
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.
Chess Tactics
18 34mins Oct 15
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.
Chess Tactics
18 34mins Oct 8
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.
Chess Tactics
13 32mins Oct 1
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.
Chess Tactics
15 33mins Sep 24
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.
Chess Tactics
28 39mins Sep 17
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.
Chess Tactics
33 34mins Sep 10
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.
Chess Tactics
22 37mins Sep 3
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.
Chess Tactics
8 33mins Aug 27
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.
Chess Tactics
7 30mins Aug 27
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.
Chess Tactics
48 34mins Aug 20
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.
Chess Tactics
8 40mins Aug 20
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.
Chess Tactics
55 33mins Aug 13
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.
Chess Tactics
9 34mins Aug 13
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.
Chess Tactics
97 35mins Aug 6
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.
Chess Tactics
11 35mins Aug 6
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.
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Chess Tactics
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.
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Alanna Katz
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.