Chess

Course Overview

Available To: Ages 6-18

Available As: Online Courses for Schools or Individuals

Available In: English and French

This course is designed to complement the existing school curriculum

Course Start Dates Length of Course Instructor Cost Pay-what-you-can
September 21, 28
October 5, 19, 26
11 am, 2 pm, 3:30 pm, 4 pm, 4:30 pm, 5 pm
50 minutes/class
Monday to Friday for 1 week
OR
Once a week for 5 weeks
Extra Ed Chess Pro $95+HST
BUT…
If cost is a barrier, just pay what you can. COVID-19 has hurt many financially - including us - but our programs remain accessible to all. Please respect this honour system.
Chess Tournaments are also offered during this Fall

Chess! The art, the science, the sport!

Why do people love Chess so much? Is it because it’s a sport people are wildly passionate about? Is it because it keeps your brain active and sharp? Register for Chess Lessons with Extra Ed’s Chess Pros and you’ll find out.

Lessons are offered for 6 Skill Levels where points are earned through games and fun trivia activities. Accumulation of points allows players to advance to the next Level and receive a Certificate.

If you’re not sure about your Level, our Chess Pros are happy to help place you. We’ll also be sure to place players with others in their age group.

See you on the Boards!

  • Level 1  - Introduction to all aspects of the board, the game, and the pieces.
  • Level 2 - Learn how all the pieces work on a board and learn about the winning move of Checkmate.
  • Level 3 - The Pin is mightier than the sword! Learn the tactics of pinning and skewering.
  • Level 4 - Learn En passant, all the rules surrounding Draws, and advanced Endgame theory.
  • Level 5 - Lessons are designed for advanced players knowing all the rules of Checkmate, Draws, En passant, and Castling, and for those players that play games right to the conclusion of a win, loss, or draw.
  • Level 6 - Learn about the Chess mindset, receive advanced game analysis, and develop competitive strategies. Notation is required for this level.
Interested in chess tournaments, click here

An Extraordinary Education

  • Chess develops strategic and tactical thinking.
  • Chess transcends language, age, race, religion, politics, gender, and income.
  • Chess builds character, self-esteem, and a sense of self.
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