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)

Spring Program (Apr - Jun), 6 classes, Fees $ 180.00 

Apr 9, Apr 16, Apr 23, Apr 30, May 7, May 14, May 21, May 28, Jun 4, Jun 11, Jun 18, Jun 25

Please register for Spring term here

Average group rating: CMA 668 (Top 5 players) 

Currently we have 1 seat(s) left!  

  

Knight #3

Wednesday

5:30pm - 7:30pm

All ages

Knight Level (2-Hour)

Spring Program (Apr - Jun)6 classes, Fees $ 180.00 

Apr 4, Apr 11, Apr 18, Apr 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30, Jun 6, Jun 13, Jun 20, Jun 27

Please register for Spring term here

Average group rating: CMA 665 (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)

Spring Program (Apr - Jun)6 classes, Fees $ 180.00 

Apr 3, Apr 10, Apr 17, Apr 24, May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22, May 29, Jun 5, Jun 12, Jun 19, Jun 26

Please register for Spring term here

Average group rating: CMA 902 (Top 5 players) 

Currently we have 2 seat(s) left! 

 

Pre-Bishop #2

Friday

4:30pm - 6:30pm

All ages

Pre-Bishop Level (2-hour)

Spring Program (Apr - Jun)5 classes, Fees $ 150.00 

Apr 6, Apr 13, Apr 20, Apr 27, May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25, Jun 1, Jun 8, Jun 15, Jun 22

Please register for Spring term here

Average group rating: CMA 922 (Top 5 players) 

Currently we have 0 seat(s) left! 

 

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