Class Levels
Pawns Session (0-199) = Beginner Level (Intro to Chess)
Knights Session (200-499) = Intermediate Level (Tactics & Strategy)
Bishops Session (500-799) = Intermediate Level (Tactics & Strategy)
Rooks Session (800-1199) = Advanced Level (Openings & Endgame)
Kings & Queens Session (1200+) = Advanced Level (Sacrifices & Combinations)

Ratings based on US Chess Rating System. Become a member at uschess.org.

Session Structure:

1) Instructional Lesson – Students will learn a specific strategy, tactic, or technique appropriate for the class level. Students are encouraged to ask questions and suggest ideas during the lesson.

2) Puzzle Solving – Each student will receive chess puzzles to improve their problem-solving and pattern recognition skills. Coaches will help guide students through the problems and offer instant feedback.

3) Practice Games – Students gain practical experience using their newly learned strategies, tactics, and techniques and play practice games with the other students in the class. Coaches will pair students that will challenge to ensure each student receives the appropriate challenge. Students are encouraged to practice good sportsmanship and a learning attitude.