Demystifying Chess Workshop #2: Moving Beyond the Basics (May)

ONE DAY WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS, PARENT VOLUNTEERS AND YOUTH MENTORS

Instructors: FM Sunil Weeramantry and Bill Cornwall

Workshop #2 moves beyond the basics of chess to cover topics taught in weeks 13 through 20+ of the NSCF in-the-curriculum program. The class builds upon the skills taught in day 1, teaches how to combine tactics, recognize patterns, and analyze master-level games. The workshop includes additional materials and online resources.

Normally $250, this class is generously sponsored by the Sheriff's Foundation of Broward County, the Broward Education Foundation, the Florida Panthers Foundation and the City of Sunrise.

Pre-requisite: Demystifying Chess Workshop #1 - Teaching the Basics. If you need any assistance or clarification, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include your phone number. Instructors who have taken Workshop #2 before and feel they would benefit from repeating the class are most welcome!

Instructors: FIDE Master Sunil Weeramantry, a nationally acclaimed instructor who has over 40 years’ experience teaching and developing award-winning chess programs. Since 1979 Sunil has directed a curricular chess program at Manhattan’s Hunter College Campus Schools, a leading laboratory school for talented and gifted students, where chess is a required subject for all students in kindergarten through fifth grade. A former New York State Chess Champion, Sunil served as the first Chairman of the US Chess Federation’s Committee on Chess in Education and produced Chess in Education workshops across the country, including on Capitol Hill.

and National Master Bill Cornwall, a teacher with over 35 years’ experience building award-winning chess programs in Florida. A former Florida Chess Champion, Bill is also a chess columnist whose articles appear weekly in the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel and the Los Angeles Times.

Event Properties

Event Date 05-06-2017 9:15 am
Event End Date 05-06-2017 4:45 pm
Capacity 12
Registered 6
Available place 6
Cut off date 05-04-2017 8:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Location
Children's Services Council
6600 W Commercial Blvd, Tamarac, FL 33319, USA
Children's Services Council
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