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FREE Women's Online Chess Class

Sunday, September 13, 2020 - 10:00am to Sunday, December 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

The Mechanics' Institute is proud to present:

Sunday FREE Women's Online Chess Class

Sponsored by US Chess Women's Program and presented by the Mechanics' Institute

Class time: Sundays 10AM - 12PM(noon)
Dates: Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 & ongoing.
Come join us on Sundays starting September 13 as we start offering a free class for women from 10am-12pm(noon) online.
Coached by FIDE Trainer Sophie Adams, this class is for women and girls looking to develop their chess skills with a community of women. Knowledge of piece movements and mates is expected. Registration is required so we may send the links for players to join. Zoom will be required to participate, and we will include optional links to participate in online platforms like if players would like to play with each other online.
The 2 hours will be structured the following way:
  • 10AM-11AM - class geared towards the beginners: review some basic principles, easier games, and fun puzzles. 
    Advanced players are encouraged to play games on
  • 11AM-12PM - class geared toward the advanced players: mostly game review, and review of the harder concepts.
    Beginners are encouraged to play games on
Class is free, but registration is neccessary, and class information will be sent via email.
Be sure to be a part of the Mechanics' Women's Chess Club on
If you haven't already joined, please click request to JOIN and please put your full name when requesting.
If you are not yet part of the club, you can also choose to send your username to us, and we can send you an invite.
We are proud to offer this opportunity to bring communities together through chess. 
Please feel free to email us with any questions, we can be reached at: [email protected]