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Chess

2020-2021 Classes starts from Sept 4th 2021

Class Time : Every Sunday 11.00 - 12.00 am (SENIORS), 11.30 -12.30 pm(Juniors)

Daily Chess Competitions : 5.30 PM (SENIORS), 6.00 pm(Juniors)

Registration Fee : Members - FREE, Non-Members - $ 250 per Quarter

Click here to Register Online

Eligibility

  • Minimum Age: 5 Years
  • Should able to speak and understand English

Contents

THE RULES OF THE GAME AND A FEW BASICS

  • Introduction
  • The Board
  • The Pieces
  • Purpose of Game: Checkmate
  • Value of the Pieces
  • Attacking & Capturing
  • Special Moves
  • Defending an Attacked Piece
  • Check, Checkmate and Stalemate
  • Other Draws in addition to Stalemate
  • Another Special Move: en passant
  • Etiquette

BASIC STRATEGY

  • The Opening
  • The Middle Game
  • The Profitable Exchange
  • Counting Attackers and Defenders
  • Trades
  • Other Middle Game Basics

BASIC TACTICS

  • Forks
  • Pins
  • Skewers
  • Discovery
  • Overload
  • Mixed Tactics

THE END GAME

  • Overview
  • More Checkmates
  • Endgame Concepts
  • Checkmate
  • Opposition
  • Pawn Promotion

PLAYING TOURNAMENTS

  • Overview
  • How to Play with a Clock
  • Chess Notation
Encourage children to think logically and reasonably

How to Register ?

  • Visit Balanandam Center
  • Fill Application Form
  • Discuss with Co-ordinator