Chess Club (High School & Middle School)



Learn winning strategies for this endlessly challenging game of chess while developing skills in concentration, logic, decision making, planning, and self-discipline.

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.


Required Materials:

  • Chess set

  • Internet access during the week

  • Other books/materials may be needed