In response to the situation with COVID-19 we are continuing to offer our chess lessons online. We hope this will allow your children to continue learning chess with our experienced and dedicated teachers. See below for information regarding registration.
Please note that if you have a credit with Chess'n Math Association it will be applied to your registration. You only have to indicate in the comment section, to which activity your child was registered when you fill out the online form.
As of now you can enroll your children in our online chess lessons which will start next week. See details below. Please note that a minimum number of registrations will be required to confirm a time slot. If the time slot you have chosen is not available, we will suggest alternative time slots that you can choose from.
The lessons will be 60 minutes long (5-10 minutes to connect and 45-50 minutes of lesson). There will be one lesson per week at the time slot selected for 4 weeks. Lessons will also include one organized tournament with players in the same level every Sunday at 1pm.
You can renew your registration every 4 weeks, or, until the current situation changes.
The deadline to register is 48 hours before the lesson is to take place with the exception of lessons starting Monday May 18th, registration closes Friday May 15th at 6pm.
After we have received and processed your registration you will receive an email with all of the detail to connect to your lessons.
Here is the info for the levels.
Level 1 - Introduction (CMA Pawn equivalent):
Introduction to the movement of the pieces - Know the movement of the pieces, the goal of the game and the basic rules such as the initial position and the chessboard.
The introductory course is mainly aimed at children aged 5 to 7 who have never played chess or are just starting out.
Level 2 - Beginner (CMA Knight equivalent):
Learn castling, en passant, easy checkmates. This course is for children who have successfully completed the Introduction / Pawn level course
OR children who already know how the pieces move.
Scheduled Time Slots:
Mondays at 11 am (ENG) (Instructor: Deen Hergott)
Lundi à 16h00 (FR) (Instructor:Aziz)
Wednesdays at 12:30 pm (ENG) (Instructor: Deen Hergott)
Fridays at 11 am (ENG) (Instructor: Deen Hergott)
Level 3 - Intermediate (CMA Bishop and Rook equivalent):
Learn basic tactics, openings, several checkmate patterns, point counting,
This course is for children who have successfully completed the beginner / Knight level course.
OR children who already know castling, the en passant move, checkmate with 2 rooks 1 king
Scheduled Time Slots:
Lundi à 16h00 (FR) (Instructor: Aziz)
Tuesday 11 am (ENG) (Instructor: Deen Hergott)
Wednesday 4:00 pm (ENG) (Instructor: David Gordon)
Thursday 12:30 pm (ENG) (Instructor: Deen Hergott)
Friday 2: 30pm (ENG) (Instructor: David Gordon)
Level 4 - Advanced Level 1 (CMA Queen and King equivalent):
Review the mate with Queen and the mate with Rook, learn more advanced tactics (themes and sacrifices), basic principles of openings, understand the activity concept related to the pieces, deepen the study of combinations by working on new tactical themes (sacrifices, elimination of a defender, double attacks, discovery attacks, etc).
This course is for children who have passed the Intermediate / Bishop and Rook level course
OR to children who already know the basic tactics and checkmate schemes, elementary checkmate king and queen against king, king and rook against king
Level 5 - Advanced level 2 (equivalent to Intermediate and Advanced CMA levels):