Come learn how to play chess with National Master Bela Kis, former PA State Quick Champion, winner of the World Open U2200, and winner of Las Vegas Chess Festival U2300. Bela teaches chess full time at New Hope Academy and has led their Chess Team. Under his guidance the team has won the Pa State Championship and placed third in the National Scholastic Championship (K-12).
Students will learn fundamental chess openings, sharp tactics and brilliant checkmates.
Students will need to create a free account at www.chess.com that will be used in the virtual classes. Students will also need to have a basic understanding on the names of the chess pieces and how they move. They can learn that at this site if they do not know. https://lichess.org/learn#/
Current Sessions: February 18th - April 8th and April 15th - June 3rd from 4PM - 5PM
CLASSES: Offered as a weeklycourse.
GRADES: 2nd -5th Graders can take this course.
VIRTUAL PLATFORM: Classes will be held via ZOOM. A link will be emailed to you prior to class.
INSTRUCTOR NAME: Bela Kis
PRE-REQUISITES: Basic understanding on how the chess pieces move. You will need to create a free account on for your student prior to the first class.
COST: $130 Per student per 8-week session
MAX # OF STUDENTS: 15
SUPPLY LIST: You will need to get your own Chess board and Pieces.