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)

Winter Program (Jan - Mar), 4 classes, Fees $ 120.00 

Jan 8, Jan 15, Jan 22, Jan 29, Feb 5, Feb 12, Feb 19, Feb 26, Mar 5, Mar 12

Please register for Winter term here

Average group rating: CMA 686 (Top 5 players) 

Currently we have 3 seat(s) left!  

  

Knight #3

Wednesday

5:30pm - 7:30pm

All ages

Pre-Knight Level / Knight (2-Hour)

Winter Program (Jan - Mar), 4 classes, Fees $ 120.00 

Jan 10, Jan 17, Jan 24, Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28, Mar 7, Mar 14

Please register for Winter term here

Average group rating: CMA 620 (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)

Winter Program (Jan - Mar), 4 classes, Fees $ 120.00 

Jan 9, Jan 16, Jan 23, Jan 30, Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 20, Feb 27, Mar 6, Mar 13

Please register for Winter term here

Average group rating: CMA 893 (Top 5 players) 

Currently we have 4 seat(s) left!  

 

Pre-Bishop #2

Friday

4:30pm - 6:30pm

All ages

Pre-Bishop Level (2-hour)

Winter Program (Jan - Mar), 4 classes, Fees $ 120.00 

Jan 12, Jan 19, Jan 26, Feb 2, Feb 9, Feb 16, Feb 23, Mar 2, Mar 9, Mar 16

Please register for Winter term here

Average group rating: CMA 814 (Top 5 players) 

Currently we have 1 seat(s) left! 

   

 

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