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September 21 - December 07, 2022

Chess @ AA Open

Ann Arbor Open @ Mack • 920 MILLER AVE ANN ARBORMI  48103 Organized by Ann Arbor Public School System
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Youth Chess with All the King’s Men
Chess is an International language. The BENEFITS derived from the KNOWLEDGE of chess increase one’s ability to meet, greet, mingle and communicate with people all over the world--even when one doesn’t speak a word of the other’s language! Chess has been shown to improve academic skills, assist in critical thinking, focusing and long- term planning, teach good sportsmanship, and enhance social skills and self-esteem.

Grades: K-8th Students will learn chess history, chess etiquette, the playing board, its chessmen, how the pieces move, value of the pieces, common opening moves, middle and endgame strategies, tactics, and how to checkmate their opponent. Intermediate and Advanced players will learn more advanced tactics and strategies. Instructors: All the King’s Men staff. 10 classes. No class 11/23 & 11/30.


New students are required to purchase a "Chess Tactics Workbook" on the first day of class for $20.

Rec & Ed classes follow AAPS COVID & Health Guidance.

Grades

Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Location

MACK ROOM 209 - ART at Ann Arbor Open @ Mack

Instructor

All The King's Men Inc.

When

September 21 - December 07, 2022

3:18 PM to 5:30 PM

Wednesday

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Co-Ed

Location

Ann Arbor Open @ Mack

920 MILLER AVE ANN ARBORMI  48103

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