Course Detail: CHES204 - Chess Academy: INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED (Middle & High School)


Do you play chess and want to grow as a competitive chess player? The summer Chess Academy teaches students of all skill levels and matches students up with other players of similar abilities. Grow as a player in this week-long workshop for players who want to be challenged and take their skills to the next level. We will focus on opening, middle-game, and endgame techniques, that will help develop as a competitive chess player. Get ready to play lots of games!

This class can be taken multiple times. Returning students taking this courses go deeper into the material and builds their understanding, competency, and skill.

All students who sign up for a Chess Academy summer class will receive an official UMBC Chess Team chess set and can get free entry into UMBC's Open tournament March 7 & 8 or UMBC's Championship tournament in September 2020.  There are multiple divisions in each tournament to match every students skill level. 

Sign up for a Personalized Chess Instruction session with one of the UMBC chess team's  International Champions or Grandmaster and we will send you a $25 discount promo code for this course.

LUNCH: Students staying for full day or for both morning and afternoon sessions can bring or buy their lunch. All students will eat lunch on Campus in The Commons, a small food court.

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Course Resources
Waiver - Release of Liability (PDF) 2020 (PDF Document)
Waiver - Release of Liability 18 and Over (PDF) 2020 (PDF Document)
Waiver - Photo and Video (PDF) 2020 (PDF Document)

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