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Chess Level 2

Open Study College
Course summary
349 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance
Course description

Course description

Unit 1: The history and literature of Chess

  • History and literature of chess
  • Recording the game for improvement
  • Chess diagrams and figurine
  • Read and write algebraic notation

Unit 2: The board and pieces

  • The King and Queen pieces
  • The Minor Pieces – Knights and Bishops pieces
  • The Rooks
  • The Pawns

Unit 3: How to start a game -The Opening

  • Develop your pieces to safe squares
  • Importance of time in chess
  • Winning and losing in the opening
  • Prepare for the middlegame by choosing a logical plan

Unit 4: The Middlegame

  • Plan based on sound principles
  • Explain waiting moves and why Pawns can’t move backwards
  • Tactics and combinations there are
  • Preparing for the endgame by choosing a logical plan

Unit 5: The Endgame – get ready for checkmate!

  • Checkmate with a King and Queen vs a King
  • Checkmate with a King and Rook vs a King
  • Checkmate with a King and two Rooks vs a King
  • Checkmate with a Bishop and Knight vs a King

Unit 6: Improving your game, chess clubs, tournaments and online chess

  • Importance of local clubs and how to find a local chess club
  • Role of the National organising bodies by explaining their importance to the chess community
  • Chess tournaments and how to compete in them
  • Compare online resources
  • Advantages and disadvantages of playing online

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 349.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 67.35 with a deposit of GBP
44.90 totalling 449

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