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UPDATED 04.12.2016

NOVI COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Fall 2016

BEGINNER CHESS   
This program will include lectures, tournaments, game analysis and other components of chess training. The objective of the program is to give students the opportunity to study basic chess principals, to have fun playing chess and compete in a friendly environment. The program will be finished by the final tournament with trophies for each participant. Each student must provide his or her own chess set, or one can be purchased from instructor for $12.  A $23 material fee is payable to instructor at first class.
Class #
Date
Day
Time
# Wks
Age
1204-F16A
Sep 19-Nov 21
Mon
5:30-6:30pm
8
6-17
Instructor: Michigan Chess Academy
Location: Novi Meadows 5th Grade Media Center
Price:  Resident $80 / Non-Resident $85
No Class:  Oct. 31 & Nov 14
  
 
ADVANCED CHESS    
This program will include lectures, tournaments, game analysis and other components of chess training. This class will also cover topics such as chess notation, the use of chess clock, ending and chess mates, plus chess tactics such as pins and double attack. The program will be finished by the final tournament with trophies for each participant. Each student must provide his or her own chess set, or one can be purchased from instructor for $12.  A $23 material fee is payable to instructor at first class.
Class #
Date
Day
Time
# Wks
Age
1224-F16A
Sep 19-Nov 21
Mon
6:30-8pm
8
6-17
Instructor: Michigan Chess Academy
Location: Novi Meadows 5th Grade Media Center
Price: Resident $120 / Non-Resident $125
No Class:  Oct 31 & Nov 14

 

REGISTRATION 248-449-1206 - NOVI COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Summer 2016 chess camp

Novi Woods Elementary School, Kiva room

Beginner Chess (Grades K-12)

Class #

Date

Day

Time

Grade

1520-J16A

Jun 20-24

Mon-Fri

9am-12pm

K-12

1520-J16B

Aug 15-19

Mon-Fri

9am-12pm

K-12

1520-J16C

Aug 29-Sep 2

Mon-Fri

9am-12pm

K-12

Price: Resident: $100 / Non-Resident: $105

Chess players of all levels are welcome!  This program will include lectures, tournaments, game analysis and other components of chess training.  The objective of the program is to give students the opportunity to study basic chess principles while having fun playing chess and competing in a friendly environment.  Students must provide a chess set for class( can be purchased from insturctor for $10 at the first class meeting).  The program will end with a final tournament with trophies for each participant.  A $23 material fee (book $13 and trophy $10 is required and payable to instructor at first class meeting).

QUESTIONS TO THE CHESS TEACHER? PLEASE, CALL 248-417-6681 ALLA TABAK OR EMAIL EDUCATION@MICHESS.COM

REGISTRATION 248-449-1206 - NOVI COMMUNITY EDUCATION OR EMAIL jekola@novischools.net

 

At the Michigan Chess Academy, your child will learn to improve his/her: imagination, logic, concentration, critical thinking, reasoning skills, and intuition. Does your child enjoy creative activities and playing with other children? Does he/she need a boost of confidence? Then Chess program is just what they need. Enroll your child and see the benefits. For more information on our program, click here. For infomation about chess classes for children , click Scholastic chess classes. For infomation about all chess clubs, click Chess clubs.

 

 

WHAT IS CHESS?


At its simple level, chess is a game: it's fun and entertaining. For this reason alone, it has obvious appeal for children and young adults. However, chess has real advantages over other forms of entertainment. It is inexpensive and available everywhere

Despite its intellectual nature, chess in extremely social game; it is built upon human interaction and demands honesty and mutual respect.


Like a sport, chess appeals to our competitive instincts. Unlike other scholastic sports, however, chess demands no physical prowess beyond mental stamina, and is therefore equally accessible to all types of children. It is also one of the few "sports" in which young girls are perceived as being equal to young boys. Chess' highly competitive aspects draw many outstanding athletes to the game.

The art of chess is clear to anyone who plays or even observes it casually. Chess players have techniques and "game personalities" unique to them.

Finally, chess is a science in that it demands of its participant rigor and logical thinking.



THE FINDINGS

 
∙ Chess instills in young players a sense of self-confidence and self-worth
∙ Chess dramatically improves a child's ability to think rationally
∙ Chess increases cognitive skills
∙ Chess improves children's communication skills and aptitude in recognizing patterns
∙ Chess results in higher grades, especially in English and Math studies
∙ Chess teaches the value of hard work, concentration and commitment
∙ Chess provides many bright youngsters with their first opportunity to use their intelligence in an exiting, rewarding and continuing way
∙ Chess can become a child's most eagerly awaited school activity, dramatically improving attendance
∙ Chess allows girls to compete with boys on a non-threatening, socially acceptable plane
∙ Chess allows students and teachers to view each other in a more sympathetic way
∙ Chess, through competition, gives kids a palpable sign of their accomplishments
∙ Chess provides children with a concrete, inexpensive and compelling way to rise above the deprivation and self-doubt which are so much a part of their life

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CONGRATULATIONS!

APRIL 2016

Detroit Thinkers Challenge, Under 600 section

Eric Lu- 1st Place!

MARCH 2016

MICHAEL ZHENG - K-5 MICHIGAN state champinship

1st place - 5 from 5- CHAMPION!

MARCH 2015

MICHAEL ZHENG - K-3 SCHOLASTIC MICHIGAN

1st place - 5 from 5- CHAMPION!

 

 

 

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MARCH 19-20 , 2005

DIANA TABAK - 2005 MICHIGAN YOUNG JUNIOR'S (K-8) - 1ST PLACE!
 MICHAEL SHI - 2005 MICHIGAN YOUNG CHILDREN'S RESERVE (K-3) - 1ST PLACE!
 EDGAR WITKOWSKI - 2005 MICHIGAN YOUNG CHILDREN'S RESERVE (K-3) - 2ND PLACE!
 ANDREW YING - 2005 MICHIGAN YOUNG CHILDREN'S  (K-3) - 4TH PLACE!
 HIDDE  GANZINGA - 2005 MICHIGAN YOUNG CHILDREN'S RESERVE (K-3) - 4TH PLACE!
 ROGER JIA   - 2005 MICHIGAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP (K-12) - 2ND PLACE FOR 9TH GRADE
 NOVEMBER 20 , 2004    ALLA TABAK - 2004 MICHIGAN WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP - 1ST PLACE!

 

OUR PROGRAM



Students are welcome to enjoy learning the game chess, or competing at a competitive level in our after school program

Students will have the opportunity to develop and work on their chess skills, as well as to play competitively during the school year.

The exciting program includes group and individual lessons, game analysis, tournaments, matches, simuls and other components of chess training.

OUTSATNDING FEATURE OF MICHIGAN CHESS ACADEMY

 
∙ Exceptional teaching staff (all Masters)
∙ Individual attention to each student
∙ Different levels of study (from the beginning to advanced students)
∙ Inexpensive course of study

  

 

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