Chess - Winter (New Players)
*Please note that this registration is for new players who have not taken a class with Jeff and Lanette Gordon. If your student has participated in this course before, please register for "Chess - Winter (Returning Players)*

Kids! Join our chess class and experience the fun and excitement of the world’s best strategy game. Beginners, learn basic concepts and how to move and best use each piece while playing games with your friends! Intermediate and Advanced players, learn opening, middle and end game techniques appropriate to your level while solving puzzles and participating in in-class games and tournaments.

Parents! Help awaken your child's inner genius through chess where s/he will learn to focus and concentrate, observe, plan and think critically before acting, patience, thoughtfulness, to visualize and consider the bigger (strategic) picture, establish long-range goals and to broaden their decision-making criteria, to look beyond their own ideas and consider others' plans, to learn from mistakes and to view them as part of the learning process, be creative and to show good sportsmanship and respect for others all while having fun!

Lanette and Jeff Gordon of Marin Scholastic Chess have taught chess in Marin for over twenty years and have created more than 350 lessons. They organize the Marin County Scholastic Chess Championship for any child K-8 who resides or goes to school in Marin. They also host an end of the school year tournament for all their students. They coach school chess teams that have won several state championships. If you have questions write to

Nonrefundable Fees:
$50 for cancellations after registration close date
$80 for cancellations after first class
$110 for cancellations after second class
No refunds issued after third class
Wednesdays Jan 10 - March 20
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Grades 1st - 6th
Registration is no longer available