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 #2

Monday

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Grade 4 - 8

Knight Level (2-Hour)

Fall Program (Sep - Dec), 15 classes, Fees $450 

 

Sep 10, 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec 3, 10, 17 

 

Please register for Fall term here  

 

Average group rating: CMA 667 (Top 5 players) 

 

Currently we have 2 seat(s) left!

 

Knight #3

Wednesday

5:30pm - 7:30pm

All ages

Knight Level (2-Hour)

Fall Program (Sep - Dec), 16 classes, Fees $480 

 

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

 

Please register for Fall term here 

 

Average group rating: CMA 716 (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 #1

Tuesday

5:30pm - 7:30pm

All ages

Pre-Bishop (2-Hour)

Fall Program (Sep - Dec), 16 classes, Fees $480 

 

Sep 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec 4, 11, 18

 

Please register for Fall term here 

 

Average group rating: CMA 822 (Top 5 players) 

 

Currently we have 3 seat(s) left! 

 

Pre-Bishop #2

Friday

4:30pm - 6:30pm

All ages

Pre-Bishop Level (2-hour)

Fall Program (Sep - Dec), 16 classes, Fees $480 

 

Sep 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec 7, 14, 21

 

Please register for Fall term here 

 

Average group rating: CMA 967 (Top 5 players) 

 

Currently we have 2 seat(s) left! 

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