Chess Training Classes 2016 – 2017

 

We sincerely thank all parents, volunteers, and most importantly our dear students for their dedicated participation in our Chess Club Activities during the past several years.

 

Chess club will continue to operate from Floris Elementary School and Stone Hill Middle School. More details on the new center location, final move-in date, and Chess club schedule for 2016-2017 will be sent by JET DC management soon.

 

We look forward to your continued participation in our JET Washington DC service activities for the next academic season starting from September 2016. Please stay tuned for more details on JET Washington DC activities schedule for 2016-2017 in our forthcoming newsletter. Coach Bill Moore, who has over 15 years of experience in coaching and managing chess clubs, will be the head coach for this activity along with his son, Gavin. His students have participated in Local, State and National chess competitions, and won numerous awards. Coach will be assisted by our smart and talented youth volunteers as per the class requirements.

 

Coach Bill Moore, who has over 15 years of experience in coaching and managing chess clubs, will be the head coach for this activity along with his son, Gavin. His students have participated in Local, State and National chess competitions, and won numerous awards. Coach will be assisted by our smart and talented youth volunteers as per the class requirements.

 

Highlights

 

1. Twice-a-year Blitz Chess Tournaments
2. Trophies, Medals, and Certificates will be awarded to all participants in Blitz Tournaments.
3. Opportunity to represent Chess Club in other Local and State Chess Competitions.
4. List of  McNair Elementary School Scholastic Chess Tournament Schedule.To Register for Chess Tournament, Please click here

  • Saturday, November    15 2014     9:00 AM
  • Saturday, December    06 2014     9:00 AM
  • Saturday, January        10 2015     9:00 AM
  • Saturday, February       14 2015     9:00 AM
  • Saturday, March           07 2015     9:00 AM
  • Saturday, April              25 2015     9:00 AM
  • Saturday, May               16 2015     9:00 AM
  • Saturday, June              06 2015    9:00 AM

 

Coach Bill Moore will target the February tournament as the first one that as a group. Please register and update your registration information to Mr Bill Moore.
Please submit your  children’s tournament registration information here.

 

Who can participate?

 

Anyone age 4 and above. Based on skill level, Coach will teach basic principles, tactics, and how to record game moves.

 

2014-2015 Chess Class Calendar

 

Every Sunday from 9.30 AM to 11.30 AM on the days listed below Location:
Floris Elementary School,
2708, Centreville Rd,
Herndon, VA 20171.
MONTH 2014/2015 CLASS NOTE
September 9/7/2014, 9/14/2014, 9/21/2014, 9/28/2014 4
October 10/5/2014, 10/19/2014, 10/26/2014 3 No Class on 10/12 (Columbus day Weekend
November 11/2/2014, 11/9/2014, 11/16/2014, 11/23/2014 4 No Class on 11/24 (Thanks Giving Weekend)
December 12/7/2014, 12/14/2014 2 No Class on 12/21 or 12/28 (Christmas Holidays/Winter Break)
Total 13
January 1/4/2015, 1/11/2015, 1/25/2015 3 No Class on 1/18 (Martin Luther King Birthday Weekend)
February 2/1/2015, 2/8/2015, 2/22/2015 3 No Class on 2/16 (Washington ‘s Birthday Weekend)
March 3/1/2015, 3/8/2015, 3/15/2015, 3/22/2015 4 No Class on 3/29 (Spring Break Weekend)
April 4/5/2015, 4/12/2015, 4/19/2015, 4/26/2015 4
May 5/3/2015, 5/10/2015, 5/17/2015, 5/31/2015 4 No Class on 5/25 (Memorial day Weekend)
June 6/7/2015, 6/14/2015 2 Last day of Chess Club 14June2014
Total 20
Total classes 33

Note: We schedule 33 classes in case we miss one or two classes due to winter weather; or go to tournaments.

Timings and Location

Every Sunday from 9.30 AM to 11.30 AM on the days listed below Location:
Floris Elementary School,
2708, Centreville Rd,
Herndon, VA 20171.
Every Sunday from 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM on the days listed below Location:
Stone hill Middle School
23415 Evergreen Ridge Drive, Ashburn, VA 20148.

Registration

Click here to Register