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SchoolPlus Chess classes in Manhattan, NY

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  class   grade   time   teacher   description
   Chess A      mixed    9:50 - 10:35    Scott Chaiet      Spring\'20

Chess has been played for thousands of years and is a great way to develop concentration skills.In the beginners class we will study the basics of chess.We will learn the rules. Basic checkmates and tactics will be studied. Opening ideas will be discussed. Lots of practice games will reinforce the principles.We will learn notation so that the students will be ready to start playing in chess tournaments. 
   Chess B      mixed    10:40 -- 11:25    Scott Chaiet      Spring\'20

In the intermediate class we will learn more advanced combinations and strategies. The four basic checkmates will be studied. Opening theory will be discussed with examples from the games of Paul Morphy, Jose Capablanca , Alexander Alekhine and more. 
   Chess C      mixed    11:30 -12:15    Scott Chaiet      Spring\'20

This​ class will learn all the principles of classical chess. Hypermodern chess ideas will be looked at. The interaction of strategy and tactics will be considered as this will take the student to the next level. The student will have to bring in their games, and they will be reviewed. This area is most important to analyze their own games critically. 
   Chess D      mixed    12:20 -1:05    Scott Chaiet      Spring\'20

In the intermediate class we will learn more advanced combinations and strategies. The four basic checkmates will be studied. Opening theory will be discussed with examples from the games of Paul Morphy, Jose Capablanca , Alexander Alekhine and more. 
   Chess E      mixed    1:10 - 1:55    Scott Chaiet      Spring\'20

This​ ​intermediate class will review all the principles of classical chess. Hypermodern chess ideas will be looked at. The interaction of strategy and tactics will be considered as this will take the student to the next level. The student will have to bring in their games, and they will be reviewed. This area is most important to analyze their own games critically.