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Introduction to Chess

This course listing applies to a Fall 2009 course. To find current courses, check out the Find a Course page.

Fall 2009
Math 98/198
2 Unit(s)



About the Course:

Returning for the seventh consecutive semester, FianCHESSo's Introduction to Chess DeCal is 2 hrs, once per week, of chess designed for beginning to intermediate players. The first hour involves a discussion-style lecture from ranked instructors, and the second hour is dedicated to playing chess with your classmates.

8 weeks of chess tactics/strategies

7 weeks of other chess-related themes (variations, puzzles, etc)

Please see the syllabus for more info. (Scroll down, word document). Feel free to email with any questions.

Attending one of the first two classes is essential to getting into the course. Note that this DeCal starts quite early, on the second week of school Wednesday, September 2, 2009 from 6 - 8 pm in 101 Morgan

How to Enroll:

1. You are required to complete this form.  Please fill out this form before Sunday, September 6, 2009:

The google form is closed.

2. Priority given to those who attend the first few lectures.

Course Contact: decal AT


Time & Location:

Section 1101 MorganW 6:00-8:009/02full

Uploaded Files:

Syllabus: FianCHESSo Syllabus Fall 2009 v1.pdfJul 1839kbAdobe PDF (Viewer)View Download

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