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Advanced

CCC Member price: $100.00

Non-Member price: $110.00

MONTHLY

CCC (Main/South)

Class Schedule
 

Option 1

Class Day: Fridays

Class Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm Eastern

Meeting Location: Charlotte Chess Center - Main/South


Option 2

Class Day: Sundays

Class Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Eastern

Meeting Location: Charlotte Chess Center - Main/South


Option 3

Class Day: Sundays

Class Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Eastern

Meeting Location: Charlotte Chess Center - Main/South



Note: Classes meet on the days listed above consistently throughout the year. See class holiday calendar for full year outlook.


Course Details
 

Who is this Level Best Suited For?

Students who have graduated from the Intermediate Level course. Students who have had formal instruction and tournament experience. Great for players with US Chess ratings 600-1000, and those with online ratings between 1000-1500.


Course Topics

Topics taught in the Advanced Level include, but are not limited to: studying classic games and champions, deeper opening concepts, middlegame positions, basic pawn structures, fundamental endgame technique, evaluation of chess positions.


Course Goals

When students graduate from the advanced course, their knowledge and performance will that of a player with a US Chess rating over 1000. Students will have been introduced to higher level opening, middlegame, and endgame concepts.


Materials

All materials are provided for class.


Progression

Considerations for progression include but are not limited to: mastery of topics introduced, completion of homework, class participation and performance.


The CCC's custom leaderboard feature allows instructors to see the amount of effort students are putting in away from class. Instructors will also use the leaderboard tool as a way to monitor student progress.





Once the instructor believes the student is ready to progress, they will notify the parents and classes administrator.


Progress Reports

Parents receive a monthly progress report with key areas of growth and improvement.



Recommendations

Students in the Advanced Class are encouraged to play rated tournaments. View events calendar here.


Why Is Tournament Chess Important to Learning? Read this Study About Its Correlation To Reading and Math Scores.


Managing Expectations

More insight provided here on what to expect in terms of chess growth.


Enrollment Info
 

Student Expectations:

Attend the classes scheduled. Complete all assigned homework.


Make-Up Classes:

While students are expected to attend classes chosen at the time of registration, we understand that things come up. If a student must miss a scheduled class, they may notify CCC staff and attend a different day of the equivalent class. Make up classes must be scheduled the week leading up to, or the week just after the missed class.


Cost for Class:

$100.00 / month for CCC members

$110.00 / month for non-members


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