Chess Festival – NEW

Grades Completed: 3-5

Camp #126: June 5-9, 2023, AM Camps (9am-12pm)

Location: Roper Elementary  

Fee: $11 Materials  

New and aspiring players will enjoy a wide array of fun chess activities, beginning with a simultaneous chess demonstration match. Learn the art of fast attacks while developing your own rock-solid defensive strategy. Solve puzzles, review the greatest game (and single-greatest move) ever played, then romp through history to meet the best chess champions ever. You will also play in a four-round, Swiss-System chess match where everyone takes home a commemorative, tournament-style chess set. The final class ends with a blindfold chess demonstration, which you’ll just have to see to believe. 

Taught by Tom O’Connor, Midland University Professor  

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