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Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 6:00pm

Introduction to Chess -- Free Class for Mechanics' Members

Wednesdays 5:00 - 6:00PM Pacific Time

June 1st to July 20th - 8 classes

Are you an adult who wants to put learning chess on top of your New Year's resolution! Get a head start with us at the Mechanics' Institute! This virtual class is open to any MI member who has no knowledge of the game or who knows the very basics and wants to improve. Taught by MI Chess Coordinator FIDE Master Paul Whitehead who will patiently walk through all the basics at a pace suitable for our class. Our goal is to teach piece movement basics, checkmate patterns, importance of development, and general strategy. We will also show students how to play online so they may practice. The goal of the class is to open a new world of fun and joy through the magic and beauty of chess, from one of the oldest and proudest chess clubs in the world. 

Registration: Free for MI members. Members will have to register online to secure their spot and to receive an email confirming the Zoom link.

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