Beginner's Chess

Checkmate! While exploring the fascinating game of chess, students (ages 5-7) will learn tactics and strategies, develop problem-solving and critical-thinking skills and challenge themselves. Time is divided equally between learning and playing, and participants will be divided into groups (after a preliminary assessment) based on skill level. Special activities span bughouse (team chess), chess stories and riddles, creative problem-composing and the history of famous chess games. All materials will be provided.

Ages: 5-7 years

Feel the Power Chess Academy

Feel The Power Chess Academy is an educational organization whose mission is to teach and promote chess through community outreach and after-school programs. Instructor Diego Milla has been playing chess since a very young age and competes in the United States Chess Federation (USCF). He has taught chess, soccer and tennis for many years in after-school programs, as well as privately. Diego brings his passion for the revered game to his students with an interactive style of teaching that emphasizes logic, critical thinking and creativity.