This program is designed to challenge older students who are new to the game of chess. Through a variety of resources your student will learn all of the concepts taught in our “A Knight’s First Moves” program but the difference being that this program will go at a much faster pace, master more deeply each topic, and learn more beyond what our younger program teaches.
Your student will learn the rules of the game and how to keep record of each you play. Your student will then begin to build a foundational knowledge of checkmate and basics tactics and strategies. Different websites are given to provide more opportunities for your student to play chess against others and also learn about the rich history of the game.
The educational benefits of chess are widely accepted and are vast! Chess is a great way to improve concentration, problem-solving skills, critical thinking skills, teamwork and patience. All of these are essential to a successful education and a successful life. Chess is an enjoyable game to play and an educationally enriching experience!
If you do not have a chess board you can purchase one of our standard sets here!