PS 11 Chess Club & Team
Two Grade Nationals Top 10 Teams
3Rd PLACE U10 ALL GIRLS NATIONALS
TOP TEN K/1 NATIONALS
From complete beginners to advancing tournament players, our goal is that all PS 11 players can experience both the joy & significant social/educational benefits of learning and playing chess. Our PS 11 Team will prepare for Local, City, State & National Competitions.
Players are matched into groups based on skill, interest level & age. This allows coaches to identify and create the right training environment for each player (complete beginner - advanced National competitors).
Approximate class groupings:
Kings - 1000+ USCF
Queens - 600+ USCF
Rooks - U 600+ USCF with an eye towards competition
Bishops - U 600 Advancing Tournament players -
Knights - Social developmental play
Pawns - Kindergarten, introductory coaching & play
Program Rates: $595 per semester
10% sibling discount, use code: sibling
Financial assistance available - email email@example.com
* Each PS 11 program member will receive a team shirt and also a www.chesskid.com gold membership
Tuesday Chess Club & Team:
Fall 2019 : September 10th - January 28th
September 17th , 24th
October 8th , 15th , 22nd , 29th
November 12th , 19th , 26th
December 3rd , 10th , 17th
January 7th , 14th , 21st , 28th
Players meet in the library directly after-school where they receive a light snack and have a team meeting. Instruction and play will occur in PS 11 classes onsite. Pick-up will occur at 5 PM directly in front of the school.
Lateral classroom movements will occur, as we experiment with class grouping and activities to identify the optimal training opportunities for our players. Also players may be promoted throughout the season as coaches feel fit.
PS 11 will have a weekly opening meeting, where past week’s success is recognized, the upcoming events are emphasized and expectations and team spirit is reinforced.
Program leadership will ensure a single thread of PS 11 team spirit and standards in each class. Coaches will get to know each kid in the program and be able to speak on each one’s strengths and weaknesses as their relationship with the program evolves over time.
Each group’s coaches will also track and monitor both their USCF and Chesskid ratings week over week, helping to guide and motivate them along the way.
Program leaders will also work to guide the coaches; the expectation is that each class will be progressive and coaches will provide a productive session, each and every week.
*Each PS 11 program member will receive a team shirt and also a www.chesskid.com gold membership
Our PS 11 Chelsea ChessMates will compete at Local, City, State & National competitions.
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