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New Class Schedule Published - Classes Begin September 27 - See Details Below

Key Characteristics of Our Chess Classes:​

  • Bronze and Silver Level Are Fundamentals Classes

    • Each Class (i.e. - Beginner I) Meets 6 Times​

  • Our Program Is Designed For Rapid Growth

  • Gold and Platinum​ Classes Are for Rated Tournament Playing Students

    • Unlike Bronze and Silver Courses, Students Must Increase Their Rating to Progress

  • Supplemental Homework is Provided to All Students​

    • Guided Practice Outside of Class Helps with Rapid Progression​

  • Classes Are All Inclusive​

    • No Additional Costs for Workbooks​

    • No Additional Costs for Online Resources

  • Class Size of No More than 10:1​

  • Taught by our Lead Professional Coaches​

    • You Deserve the Best - Our Coaches Devote Their Lives to Teaching Chess​

    • Lead by Masters, Our Coaches Are Both Experienced and Prepared

Interactive Chess Lesson

BRONZE LEVEL

MASTER CLASS I - For Ratings 500 - 1000


Class Day: Sunday Class Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Fall I Dates: September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25, November 1 Student Expectations: Attend the classes scheduled. Complete all assigned homework. Master Class I Goals: Students will build upon their knowledge to increase their performance in tournament competition. After the fundamental basics (Bronze and Silver Courses) are learned, chess knowledge is acquired through examples from tournament practice and game review. Coaching: Students will learn under the tutelage of coach, Grandmaster (GM) Daniel Naroditsky. GM Daniel Naroditsky is the highest rated player and coach in the Southeast and is a top player in the nation. GM Naroditsky was World Under 12 Champion and US Junior Champion. Progression Class: Master Class II* *Unlike the fundamentals courses, the Master Classes only allow progression based on rating improvement. Students will remain in the class that fits their peak US Chess rating. Students who continue in the same class will not repeat the same lessons learned but rather continue building the skills needed to reach the next rating level. Cost for Class: CCCSA Members: $175.00 / 6 Week Session Non-Members: $190.00 / 6 Week Session Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 / Year for Locals and $25 / Year for Distance Option The CCCSA Was Awarded "Chess Club of the Year" in 2019 by the US Chess Federation Registration: REGISTER HERE




GOALS FOR GOLD LEVEL COURSES


Classes are designed to get students to the 1500 rating level. Our goal is to ensure that students are properly trained as they work their way up the rating ladder. Students will learn from the best coaches in the Southeast and have a competitive advantage over their peers. Why Is Tournament Chess Important to Learning? Read this Study About Its Correlation To Reading and Math Scores.




MASTER CLASS II - For Ratings 1000-1500


Class Day: Sunday Class Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Fall I Dates: September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25, November 1 Student Expectations: Attend the classes scheduled. Complete all assigned homework. Master Class II Goals: Students will build upon their knowledge to increase their performance in tournament competition. After the fundamental basics (Bronze and Silver Courses) are learned, chess knowledge is acquired through examples from tournament practice and game review. Coaching: Students will learn under the tutelage of coach, Grandmaster (GM) Daniel Naroditsky. GM Daniel Naroditsky is the highest rated player and coach in the Southeast and is a top player in the nation. GM Naroditsky was World Under 12 Champion and US Junior Champion. Progression Class: No Progession Class Currently Offered - Private Lessons Recommended *Unlike the fundamentals courses, the Master Classes only allow progression based on rating improvement. Students will remain in the class that fits their peak US Chess rating. Students who continue in the same class will not repeat the same lessons learned but rather continue building the skills needed to reach the next rating level. Cost for Class: CCCSA Members: $175.00 / 6 Week Session Non-Members: $190.00 / 6 Week Session Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 / Year for Locals and $25 / Year for Distance Option The CCCSA Was Awarded "Chess Club of the Year" in 2019 by the US Chess Federation Registration: REGISTER HERE





SILVER LEVEL

INTERMEDIATE I - Introduction to Chess Tactics


Class Day: Sunday Class Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Fall I Dates: September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25, November 1 Student Expectations: Attend the classes scheduled. Complete all assigned homework. Intermediate I Goals: Students will learn various types of basic chess tactics including but not limited to: Forks, Pins, Skewers, Discovered Attacks, Removing the Guard and Decoy. Tactics are a very important part of chess and this class will be very important to beginners looking to take their chess to the next level. Progression Class: Intermediate II Cost for Class: CCCSA Members: $150.00 / 6 Week Session Non-Members: $165.00 / 6 Week Session Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 / Year for Locals and $25 / Year for Distance Option The CCCSA Was Awarded "Chess Club of the Year" in 2019 by the US Chess Federation Registration: REGISTER HERE




GOALS OF SILVER LEVEL COURSES


Students that complete the Intermediate I, II, and III classes will be ready for tournament play at the 500 US Chess rating level. Students will be well prepared for rated play. Our goal is to ensure that students are properly trained before they join rated tournaments. Our Masters are professional and experienced tournament players and will ensure that the students in class learn the necessary and proper fundamentals. Why Is Tournament Chess Important to Learning? Read this Study About Its Correlation To Reading and Math Scores.




INTERMEDIATE II - Introduction to Chess Strategy


Class Day: Sunday Class Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Fall I Dates: September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25, November 1 Student Expectations: Attend the classes scheduled. Complete all assigned homework. Intermediate II Goals: Students will learn opening strategy, basic middlegame and endgame concepts. Progression Class: Intermediate III Cost for Class: CCCSA Members: $150.00 / 6 Week Session Non-Members: $165.00 / 6 Week Session Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 / Year for Locals and $25 / Year for Distance Option The CCCSA Was Awarded "Chess Club of the Year" in 2019 by the US Chess Federation Registration: REGISTER HERE




INTERMEDIATE III - Tournament Fundamentals


Class Day: Sunday Class Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Fall I Dates: September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25, November 1 Student Expectations: Attend the classes scheduled. Complete all assigned homework. Intermediate II Goals: Students will review concepts from Intermediate I and II as well as learn deeper concepts in the opening, middlegame and endgame. This class is the final class students are recommended to take before entering tournament play. Students who are rated but rated below 500 may find this class very useful in building the proper tournament fundamentals. Students that successfully complete this class will be given a "certificate of tournament readiness" by the founder of the CCCSA, FIDE Master Peter Giannatos. Progression Class: Master Class I Cost for Class: CCCSA Members: $150.00 / 6 Week Session Non-Members: $165.00 / 6 Week Session Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 / Year for Locals and $25 / Year for Distance Option The CCCSA Was Awarded "Chess Club of the Year" in 2019 by the US Chess Federation Registration: REGISTER HERE





GOLD LEVEL

MASTER CLASS I - For Ratings 500 - 1000


Class Day: Sunday Class Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Fall I Dates: September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25, November 1 Student Expectations: Attend the classes scheduled. Complete all assigned homework. Master Class I Goals: Students will build upon their knowledge to increase their performance in tournament competition. After the fundamental basics (Bronze and Silver Courses) are learned, chess knowledge is acquired through examples from tournament practice and game review. Coaching: Students will learn under the tutelage of coach, Grandmaster (GM) Daniel Naroditsky. GM Daniel Naroditsky is the highest rated player and coach in the Southeast and is a top player in the nation. GM Naroditsky was World Under 12 Champion and US Junior Champion. Progression Class: Master Class II* *Unlike the fundamentals courses, the Master Classes only allow progression based on rating improvement. Students will remain in the class that fits their peak US Chess rating. Students who continue in the same class will not repeat the same lessons learned but rather continue building the skills needed to reach the next rating level. Cost for Class: CCCSA Members: $175.00 / 6 Week Session Non-Members: $190.00 / 6 Week Session Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 / Year for Locals and $25 / Year for Distance Option The CCCSA Was Awarded "Chess Club of the Year" in 2019 by the US Chess Federation Registration: REGISTER HERE




GOALS FOR GOLD LEVEL COURSES


Classes are designed to get students to the 1500 rating level. Our goal is to ensure that students are properly trained as they work their way up the rating ladder. Students will learn from the best coaches in the Southeast and have a competitive advantage over their peers. Why Is Tournament Chess Important to Learning? Read this Study About Its Correlation To Reading and Math Scores.




MASTER CLASS II - For Ratings 1000-1500


Class Day: Sunday Class Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Fall I Dates: September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25, November 1 Student Expectations: Attend the classes scheduled. Complete all assigned homework. Master Class II Goals: Students will build upon their knowledge to increase their performance in tournament competition. After the fundamental basics (Bronze and Silver Courses) are learned, chess knowledge is acquired through examples from tournament practice and game review. Coaching: Students will learn under the tutelage of coach, Grandmaster (GM) Daniel Naroditsky. GM Daniel Naroditsky is the highest rated player and coach in the Southeast and is a top player in the nation. GM Naroditsky was World Under 12 Champion and US Junior Champion. Progression Class: No Progession Class Currently Offered - Private Lessons Recommended *Unlike the fundamentals courses, the Master Classes only allow progression based on rating improvement. Students will remain in the class that fits their peak US Chess rating. Students who continue in the same class will not repeat the same lessons learned but rather continue building the skills needed to reach the next rating level. Cost for Class: CCCSA Members: $175.00 / 6 Week Session Non-Members: $190.00 / 6 Week Session Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 / Year for Locals and $25 / Year for Distance Option The CCCSA Was Awarded "Chess Club of the Year" in 2019 by the US Chess Federation Registration: REGISTER HERE





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