Lior Lapid and Mike Lavelle are excited to resume as coaches of the STEM Elementary School Chess Club! Lior is the 2015, 2016 and current Colorado state chess champion and a highly experienced chess coach, having taught scholastic chess clubs in over forty elementary schools in New Mexico and Colorado. Students will learn the fundamentals of chess strategy in the opening, the most common tactical motifs in the middlegame, and important checkmating techniques in the endgame. All participants are eligible to play in PALS scholastic tournaments against players from around the state.
Head Coaches: Lior Lapid and Mike Lavelle
Wednesday afternoons, 3:20 – 4:20
Third session: January 18th to March 15th (9 weeks)
Cost: $90 / student