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    Voss Chess Club 2019-2020

    Chess club is an after school activity that meets every other week. Please look at the calendar below for the meeting dates and times! It is open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders and is designed to give students an opportunity to learn the game of chess, improve their chess skills, and to enjoy competition against their peers. Beginners will be taught the basic rules, the value of pieces, and how to checkmate their opponents. Experienced players will learn different opening and defense strategies, various tactics, and will challenge themselves by solving chess puzzles. While there will be friendly competition between members, the goal of the chess club is to build the following skills: self-esteem, critical thinking, concentration, social skills and good sportsmanship.