Monday, July 25, 2022

Boylston Chess: Online class for beginner to intermediate players



DateThursdays,  beginning August 4, 2022
Entry Fee$90 for four weeks or $30 per week
Round Times7:00-9:00pm
DescriptionSo you've learned the rules of chess, you're developing your pieces and controlling the center, still feel like you have no idea what you're doing. This is the class for you! Sign up if you want to:

Learn simple plans that will help you better understand any opening you want to play
Understand how and when to look for tactics so you can actually use all those puzzles you've been working on
Get help creating your own study plan so you can keep learning well into the future
Join a community of like-minded learners excited about chess improvement

Class meets on consecutive Thursdays 7--9pm EDT:

August 4, 11, 18, 25

Class will consist of both a lecture and a practical portion in which students play each other in exercise positions.

Students are welcome to continue hanging out and playing after the conclusion of class at 9pm.

Recommended for the following rating ranges:

USCF: Up to 1500
LiChess: Up to 1800 Rapid/Blitz Up to 1700 Rapid/Blitz

About the Instructor:

John Hardin is a USCF Class-A Player and has been teaching chess professionally for ten years. He was responsible for the management and coaching of the TAG School for Young Scholars chess team in New York City from 2012 to 2020, bringing that program up from scratch to compete regularly at State and City Championship tournaments. In addition to his work with school programs, John works privately with students all over the country and of all ages.
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