Intermediate Chess

GENINT 711.250
Osher (50+). This is an intermediate chess class designed for those who already know the basics (rules, moves etc.). We expand on more elaborate techniques such as opening, middle-game, and end-game.
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Classroom
Starting at $80.00
As few as 8 weeks
0.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Learn how to think in various parts of the game
  • Orchestrate short and long term plans
  • Discuss opening and end game ideas
  • Exploit weaknesses in opponent's positions
  • Develop strengths is our own position
  • Learn through practice exercises and examples

About this course:

Chess is one of the most popular strategy games in the world. This class works as a workshop and is best suited for anyone who knows the very basics (rules and moves). A quick refresher is given if necessary, but some very basic knowledge of the rules certainly helps. From there, we expand on various fun chess topics that include but are not limited to, strategies, openings, endgames, puzzles, exercises, and many others. We also dedicate at least an hour every week to gameplay where you are paired with people of similar skill. You are more than welcome to retake the class multiple times.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Monday 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Instructor: Duncan Palamourdas
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Fee:
$80.00
56 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2019
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Notes

No meetings January 21; February 18.

Plus members pay only $40 for this course. Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Jan 7, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Discussion
Mon Jan 14, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Discussion
Mon Jan 21, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Discussion
Mon Jan 28, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Discussion
Mon Feb 4, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Discussion
Mon Feb 11, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Discussion
Mon Feb 18, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Discussion
Mon Feb 25, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A

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