Teaching Chess to Children

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Event Code:
18LC 10 002 
Description:
Session 1: • The basics of chess: how to move the pieces, check and checkmate. • How to teach the basics to young children. Mini-games, based on chess, that can be used easily in the classroom to enhance numeracy. • How to set up your chess club and run competitions in various formats. Sourcing of equipment, Session 2: • More advanced rules of the game: castling, stalemate, other drawn games, pawn promotion, en passant captures. • Simple chess tactics and strategies for children. How to help children develop beyond moving the pieces randomly! • The most common checkmating patterns. Session 3: • Further chess tactics and strategies. • How to integrate chess into the primary curriculum. • Once the chess programme is established in your school, how to bring it further by taki 
Tutor:
April Cronin 
Event Organiser:
Blackrock Education Centre 
Day(s) of Week:
mon 
Start Date:
08/10/2018 
End Date:
22/10/2018 
Start Time:
17:00 
End Time:
19:30 
Number of Sessions:
Duration:
02:30:00 
Contact Name:
Sandra Kinsella 
Contact Telephone:
01-2365005  
Contact Email:
sandra@blackrockec.ie 
Room Allocation:
Event Type:
Event Category:
Primary or Post Primary 
Total Places:
20 
Remaining Places:
18 
Venue:
Blackrock Education Centre 
Venue Confirmed:
yes 
Fee (EUR):
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