Sacred Heart School Chess Club

Welcome to the Sacred Heart chess club page!

Chess is a valuable skill that can boost confidence as well as focus, analytical thinking and problem solving skills. We strive to encourage good sportsmanship and courtesy as well. 

There will be two 12 week sessions of chess club (see dates below). Club will be on Tuesdays from 2:30pm to 3:30pm for both sessions. Chess Club does not meet when school is not in session or dismisses early. Fruit snacks will be provided for each student at every club. If your student has dietary restrictions or allergies, please note this in the registration form and feel free to send a snack from home.

Registration fee is $90 per session for the first student and $80 for each additional student per session. Registration includes a Gold ChessKid.com membership. Any student wishing to play in a US Chess Rated tournament will receive a free US Chess Membership also. Registration and payment is accepted through the form below. Please contact us at contact@dsmchess.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Led by Jim Freerksen

Open to 3rd-8th grade

 

Students must have a basic understanding how to play chess. Students will learn tactics, openings, pawn structure, and common endgames while reinforcing and expanding on their basic chess knowledge. Students will also develop transferable life skills such as self-discipline, concentration, long term planning, and the ability to learn from their mistakes.

Session 1

9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, (NO CLUB 10/15), 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3

Session 2

1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, ( NO CLUB 2/18), 2/25, 3/3, 3/10, (NO CLUB 3/17), 3/24, 3/31, 4/7

 

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