Group Chess Class for Kids
What you'll learn
Firstly, we will warm up by doing basic chess exercises or by learning tactical motifs. To learn chess you can't memorize every possible move. You want to be able to use tactics and pattern recognition to outsmart your opponent. That's why a chess coach is so important. Then we will analyze students' games together. I will explain strategic mistakes that students typically make and we will work on how to avoid them in future games. This is what chess engines can’t help you with. I also teach students how to find candidate moves and properly choose the best of them. If you are a beginner, first we will discuss basic principles of how to play the opening and coordinate your pieces. As you improve in skill we will move on to a more advanced chess class. In the third part of the lesson, we will analyze typical positions that you are usually faced with. Knowing these positions will be the basis of your chess knowledge. We'll also analyze GM’s games to learn plans and typical ideas in such positions. The best way to learn chess is to see how the GMs play. A Grandmaster has perfected his skills enough to beat any challenger. And let me tell you something they don't win that title by accident. Studying their moves and understanding what they chose to do and what they didn't give you a deep understanding of chess. Finally, if there is time left, we will work on your opening repertoire. Some say that this is the most important part of chess. If you play a good opening you could easily win the game. We'll improve on your existing opening or replace the openings you struggle with. Book a class today to improve your chess skills. No more guesswork while playing. No more plateauing and not making any progress. Learn chess from an expert chess coach and play chess in an entirely new way.
This class is perfect for
All types of chess players, who are interested in improving their skills.
Viktor is a chess player and coach who won multiple regional competitions and received various awards. He has been coaching for many years and has had highly successful students. He sees his mission as teaching chess and making students overall much better players. Almost all of his students have ranked. Some of them got prizes at the Novosibirsk regional championship. Several of his young students are the best chess players in the UK among their age group. 2 of them participated in European Youth Chess Championship 2018. Viktor also works with adults and helps them to increase their FIDE (USCF) or just online rating. Viktor will teach you how to find tactical strikes in certain position types and how to classify them. He will help you to improve your calculational ability. he also teaches you chess openings and believes you know how important they are. According to the statistics, right-playing of the opening makes from 30 to 60% of your success (the exact number depends on your level).
What to bring
How to participate
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