FUNDAMENTAL CHESS LESSONS
Online Via Zoom Conferencing
All registered students will receive log in instructions prior to camp
Open to the first 24 students to join.
Must be a US Chess Rated Tournament Player or Have Completed the Intermediate III Class.
Campers Will Be Divided Into Two Groups Based Upon Their Current US Chess Rating
What Makes These Camps Special?
Structure/Topics of Discussion
Instructors with Vast Experience Teaching Players Below 1300
Certified Chess Masters/Professionals
Fixed Schedules Over a Period of Time to Ease Parent Planning Efforts
US Chess (online) Rated Tournament After Each Camp
Better Opening Play for the Tournament Player
Learn and Avoid Common Opening Tricks/Traps (1)
Learn the Ideas Behind Common Chess Openings (2)
Learn to Handle Unorthodox Opening Play (3)
Better Middlegame Play for the Tournament Player
Learn Common Middlegame Themes (1)
Techniques to Improve Visualization and Calculation (2)
Basic Middlegame Pawn Structures (3)
Better Endgame Play for the Tournament Player
Principles of Endgame Play - Learn from the Greats (Capablanca, Lasker, Steinitz) (1)
Theoretical Endgames You Must Know (per the rating level) (2)
Tactics in the Endgame (3)
Completeing all camps will give students a vast wealth of knowledge that will help them surpass the 1300 rating level.
These camps are great as individual camps but even more valuable as a complete course.
$75 - 3.5 Hours of Training + 3 US Chess Online Rated Games
Week or Theme Package (i.e. - All Opening Camps, All Week 2 Camps):
$180 - 10.5 Hours of Training + 9 US Chess Online Rated Games
The Whole Camp Package:
$500 Best Value - 30 Hours of Training + 27 US Chess Online Rated Games
Additional 5% off any option for CCCSA Members
Will Students Have A Chance to Learn with Both Instructors?
Will Students Recieve Handouts of the Material Discussed Afterward?
Yes. Instructors will share all games used with students after the camp.
What is the Format of the Tournament Games?
Games will be played on Chess.com. CCCSA Staff will set up the tournament and guide students through the process.
Students will play 3 US Chess Online Rated Games
Will The Online Tournament Games Be "Regular Rated"?
No. The US Chess Federation has created a separate rating for online play. However, these games will be reflected on their US Chess record.
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