Introduction to Chess Class | Mechanics' Institute

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Introduction to Chess Class
with FM Paul Whitehead

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This class will be conducted in-person.

Wednesdays, October 4-November 8 (six sessions)

Join us - beginner or intermediate player - and learn the fundamentals of the Royal Game with FIDE Master and Chess Room Coordinator Paul Whitehead. From the basics of how pieces move and capture, castling, and en passant; to more advanced strategy of checkmating patterns, how to think in the openings, middle-game strategy, and what to do in the endgame. This goal of the class is to open up a new world of fun and joy through the magic and beauty of chess.

Introduction to Chess Class is available for Mechanics' Institute members at no cost. Register to join the class. Not a member yet? Join today here!

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Please email Chess Room if you have any questions - [email protected]


Members Free
4th Floor Chess Room
Chess Room - 415-393-0110

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