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Registration is first-come, first-served.
 
No registration necessary for free events.
 
Registration is sometimes easier on a laptop/desktop
rather than a mobile device.

2020 SUMMER CHESS CAMPS

**UPDATE** All camps will be online using Zoom!

  • all camps from 9-11am

  • yoga breaks

  • interactive lessons

  • games

  • structured and free play with other campers

June 22 - 26 | Beginner-Intermediate

  • all basic moves including en passant, stalemate and castling

  • fundamental tactics: double attack, pin, discovered attacks, and more

  • important endgame techniques to win: Queen dance, K&R mate, and Ladder Mate

  • checkmate puzzles and patterns

  • basic opening ideas

  • analysis of Grandmaster games

  • review of games played by students

 

June 29 - July 3 | Intermediate-Advanced

  • tactical combinations

  • endgame techniques to win: BBK, K + P

  • different ways to make a draw

  • checkmate puzzles and patterns

  • opening theory and specific lines

  • positional ideas, planning, and strategies

  • analysis of Grandmaster games

  • review of games played by students

July 6 - July 10 | Girls & Girl-Identifying Youth

  • tactics tailored to skill level

  • common checkmate patterns

  • chess player history and geography, especially female players

  • psychology in chess

  • opening ideas

  • how to make a plan

  • study of Grandmaster games

  • review of games played by students

July 27 - 31 | Intermediate-Advanced (different material and examples from other camps; still the study of tactics, endgame techniques, positional ideas, opening theory, planning, GM games, and personal game review)

Register for KQ Match

February 15th, 2019

Mt. Mourne IB School

1351 Mecklenburg Hwy

Mooresville, NC 28115

2-5pm

Questions: overthechessboard@gmail.com

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980.292.1411

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