High School Chess
For Credit (Y/N)
|Meeting Days||Tuesday / Thursday|
|Meeting Times||Activity / Elective Period|
|Teachers||Mr. Richard Rodriguez|
Enjoy tournament-like competition versus your fellow classmates. Mr. Rodriguez will help participants discover how pieces move and where to place them to attack in combinations. Plan to join the Varsity Chess team if you wish to go to State, competing against the top schools in Illinois.
Events & Topics
Learn tactical openings, chess notation, fork combinations, and the rules and etiquette of Tournament Chess.
Skills & Benefits
Prepare the way so you can enter into real tournaments. Chess increases your power of focus, self-confidence, and mental concentration.