Beyond IQ

How to Win (More Often) at Chess

  • 01 Feb 2019
  • (PST)
  • 17 May 2019
  • (PDT)
  • 16 sessions
  • 01 Feb 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PST)
  • 08 Feb 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PST)
  • 15 Feb 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PST)
  • 22 Feb 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PST)
  • 01 Mar 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PST)
  • 08 Mar 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PST)
  • 15 Mar 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • 22 Mar 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • 29 Mar 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • 05 Apr 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • 12 Apr 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • 19 Apr 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • 26 Apr 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • 03 May 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • 10 May 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • 17 May 2019, 11:30 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • Online

Registration

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This course is designed for those who already know the rules of the game, but who are looking to understand how to get pieces to work together, how to build plans, and how to convert a winning position into a won game. We will use a variety of online tools and puzzles, while looking at openings, middle games, and end games. Along the way, we will try to have some fun!

Prerequisites: Knowledge of the rules of chess, experience playing entire games, being a good sport.

SYLLABUS:


Week 1: Introduction and Evaluation

Week 2: The Openings - Part 1

Week 3: The Openings - Part 2

Week 4: The Endgames - Part 1

Week 5: The Endgames - Part 2

Week 6: The Middle Game - Part 1

Week 7: The Middle Game - Part 2

Week 8: The Middle Game - Part 3

Week 9: Putting It All Together - Part 1

Week 10: Crafting Puzzles

Week 11: The Openings - Part 3

Week 12: The Endgames - Part 3

Week 13: The Middle Game - Part 4

Week 14: Evaluation (Putting It All Together - Part 2)

Week 15: Sharing Puzzles

(Term is 16 weeks; one of those weeks is a week Break)



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