Winter and Spring 2021 Virtual Group Classes for All Ages and Skill Levels

Winter and Spring 2021 Virtual Group Classes for All Ages and Skill Levels


As COVID-19 will continue to affect our lives for at least a little while longer, we are pleased to announce our series of 14 virtual group classes this upcoming winter and spring.

Thanks to some feedback from the participants of our fall series, we decided to add several new sections, incorporating rookie classes for those with little to no experience, some weekend options and more west coast classes.

1) Youth Rookie

-Mondays, 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM EST

-Open to Students in Grades PreK-12 with little to no chess experience. 

Winter Session: January 4- March 15, 11 dates 

Spring Session: March 22- June 7 (No Class on 5/31), 11 dates 

2) Youth  Novice:

Tuesdays , 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM EST

-Open to Students in Grades K-12, Rated Under 600

Winter Session: January 5-March 17, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 23- June 7, 11 dates 

3) Youth  Intermediate:

Thursdays , 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM EST

-Open to Students in Grades K-12, Rated 600-1000

Winter Session: January 7-March 18, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 25-June 3, 11 dates 

4) Youth Advanced:

Wednesdays, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM EST

-Open to Students in Grades K-12, Rated 1000+

Winter Session: January 6- March 17, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 24- June 2, 11 dates 

5) West Coast Youth Novice Class:

-Mondays, 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM PST

-Open to Students in Grades PreK-12, Rated U 1000 and Unrated

Winter Session: January 4- March 15, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 22- June 7 (No Class on 5/31), 11 dates 

6) West Coast Youth Intermediate Class:

-Tuesdays, 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM PST

-Open to Students in Grades PreK-12, Rated 600-1000

Winter Session: January 5-March 17, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 23- June 7, 11 dates 

7) West Coast Youth Advanced Class:

-Wednesdays, 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM PST

-Open to Students in Grades PreK -12, Rated 1000+

Winter Session: January 6- March 17, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 24- June 2, 11 dates

8) Youth Weekend Level 1:

-Sundays from 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM EST

Open to Students in Grades PreK -12, Rated Under 1000

Winter Session: January 10-March 21, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 28- June 13 ( No Class on April 4), 11 dates

9) Youth Weekend Level 2:

-Sundays from 5:00 PM- 6:00 PM EST

Open to Students in Grades PreK -12, Rated 1000+

Winter Session: January 10-March 21, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 28- June 13 ( No Class on April 4), 11 dates

10) Adult Rookie Class:

-Sundays from 8:00 PM- 9:00 PM EST

-Open to to All Adults with little to no chess experience. 

Winter Session: January 10-March 21, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 28- June 13 ( No Class on April 4), 11 dates

11) Adult Beginner Class:

-Mondays from 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM EST

-Open to All Adults Rated U1200

Winter Session: January 4- March 15, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 22- June 7 (No Class on 5/31), 11 dates 

12) Adult Intermediate Class:

-Mondays from 8:15 PM- 9:15 PM EST

-Open to All Adults Rated 1200-1800

Winter Session: January 4- March 15, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 22- June 7 (No Class on 5/31), 11 dates 

13) Adult Advanced Class:

-Will be Taught by Grandmaster Mark Paragua

-Open to All Adults Rated 1800+

-Tuesdays from 8:15 PM- 9:15 PM EST

Winter Session: January 5-March 17, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 23- June 7, 11 dates 

14) Seniors Class 

-Open to players of all levels, aged 65 and up.

-Fridays from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM EST

Winter Session: January 8- March 19, 11 dates
Spring Session: March 26-June 4, 11 dates 

All classes will be held on Zoom and feature an 8-1 student-teacher ratio.

Classes will incorporate live lecturestournament-style gamessocial opportunitiespuzzle competitions and more.

***Ratings listed for each section are guidelines; they are not exactly requirements, especially as we know a majority of players have not played rated tournaments in several months and have been learning a lot and playing a substantial amount lichess.org, chess.com,  chesskid.com
and other sites**

Costs:

-$275/class/ 11-week session
– $495 for winter and spring sessions

*Parents can use promo code “siblings” for 10% off if signing up 2 more kids.

*One can use promo code “2classes” for 10% off if signing up for 2 classes and “3classes” for 20% if signing up for 3 or more classes.

Questions: Reach out to Evan Rabin, CEO of Premier Chess at evan@premierchess.com or (917) 776-1306.

Register here.