Chess: Gymnastics of the Mind | G5-G8

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Chess courses have been prevalent during the Champion Summer Camp for the past decades because they are fun games that promote forward-thinking and memory training, not to mention the other transferable skills applied in real life. This course will help students be better chess players, from learning key concepts to taking control of the game.

Students will learn 

  • key concepts: strength and weakness of each piece, endgames, how to win with tactics
  • controlling: forcing moves, reading board, key openings, choose the best move, advanced endgame
  • and much more!


Time: 3:10-5:10 P.M. ET

Date: Monday-Friday, 7/5-7/9/2021 (week 4)

Grade: Grade 5 - Grade 8

Class size: 6-8

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of some fundamentals

Project-Based: Yes 

Category: Chess


Online Course Requirements

  • Mac, or PC

  • WebCam

  • Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conference

  • Assorted Office Stationery



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Cancellation Policy

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  • Full refund except for a 3% order withdrawal fee, notice us more than 7 days before the online session start date.

  • 50% refund, notice us less than 7 days and more than 3 days before the online session start date.

  • No refund; notice us less than 3 days before the start of the online camp session. 

  • If an online class cancellation is made by Champion Camp due to low enrollment, there will be a full refund for tuition. Any class cancellation will be announced at least 7 days before the session starts.