2. Knight Level

Time:  1.5 hours (Occurring once or twice per week); Cost: $20 per class; Total classes: 60-70

An explanation of the three phases of Chess game – the opening, the middlegame and the endgame.  Upon completion, students should:

o   Understand the fundamental rules of the opening – developing pieces, fighting for the centre, establishing a harmonious pawn structure, and keeping the King safe.

o   Have an introductory understanding of new openings, gambits and opening traps.

o   Understand essential middlegame concepts – Attacking, Combinations, and the use of files and diagonals in attack.

o   Have familiarity with a wide variety of tactical motifs – Interception, Mill, Decoy, Distraction, Line and square clearance, Piece overload, Boden checkmate, Destroying the piece, etc.

o   Understand basic endgame play – Basic pawn endgame ideas (Opposition, Shoulder charging, Rule of the square), Elementary rook endings, and Checkmates with bishop and knight and with two bishops, Zugzwang, Fortresses, “Mad” pieces.

Groups Schedule Age Group Description
Knight #1

Tuesday

5:30pm - 7:30pm

All ages

Pre-Bishop (2-Hour)

Fall Program (Sep - Dec), 4 classes, Fees $ 100.00 

 

Sep 12, Sep 19, Sep 26, Oct 3, Oct 10, Oct 17, Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 21, Nov 28, Dec 5, Dec 12, Dec 19 

Please register for Fall term here

Average group rating: CMA 850 (Top 5 players) 

Currently we have 2 seat(s) left!    

 

 

 

Knight #2

Monday

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Grade 4 - 8

Knight Level (2-Hour)

Fall Program (Sep - Dec), 4 classes, Fees $ 100.00 

 

Sep 11, Sep 18, Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 16, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18 No classes on Oct 9 & Nov 13 due to School Holidays

Please register for Fall term here

Average group rating: CMA 818 (Top 5 players) 

Currently we have 1 seat(s) left!    

 

 

Knight #3

Wednesday

5:30pm - 7:30pm

All ages

Pre-Knight Level / Knight (2-Hour)

Fall Program (Sep - Dec), 5 classes, Fees $ 125.00 

 

Sep 13, Sep 20, Sep 27, Oct 4, Oct 11, Oct 18, Oct 25, Nov 1, Nov 8, Nov 15, Nov 22, Nov 29, Dec 6, Dec 13, Dec 20 

Please register for Fall term here

Average group rating: CMA 765 (Top 5 players) 

Currently we have 2 seat(s) left!      

 

P/L Knight

Private or Semi Private

Pick your day & time

All ages

Knight Level (Accelerated), $50 per hour

This course is designed exclusively for Adults only who wish to improve their games using an intensive and accelerated format

Please contact us if you are interested to sign up 

Pre-Bishop

Friday

4:30pm - 6:30pm

All ages

Pre-Bishop Level (2-hour)

Fall Program (Sep - Dec), 4 classes, Fees $ 100.00 

 

Sep 8, Sep 15, Sep 22, Oct 6, Oct 13, Oct 27, Nov 3, Nov 10, Nov 17, Nov 24, Dec 8, Dec 15, Dec 22 No classes on Sep 29, Oct 20 & Dec 1 due to School Holidays

Please register for Fall term here

Average group rating: CMA 1045 (Top 5 players) 

Currently we have 1 seat(s) left!  

   

 

 

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