Challenge your friends to one of the world's most classic games! Learn winning strategies while developing skills in concentration, logic, decision making, planning, and self-discipline. This is a "no credit" class with no grades or homework.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
Correctly place pieces on the board to set up of a game of chess and know the legal moves of each piece.
Understand and explain how a game of chess can end in either checkmate or a stalemate.
Understand and perform the strategies for basic openings and end games.
Competently attack the opponent’s king while defending their own king.
Internet access during the week for playing games on off-site days (optional)