Monday, April 11, 2011

Chess Lessons At DATCC

11 April 2011, Kuala Lumpur - Here is a series of chess lessons being conducted at DATCC. For chess enthusiasts, this would be a golden opportunity to go back to basics on chess.

Chess Classes at DATCC for beginners will commence on Saturday, 16th April 2011 with its first weekly session. For the beginners session, 10 weeks of classes has been prepared with the following schedule and topics covered for the students.

No Sesssion Dates Start Time Topics Covered
1 Session 1 16th April 10:00am Introduction, Mate or Not?
2 Session 2 23rd April 10:00am Power of the Pieces
3 Session 3 7th May 10:00am Space and Control
4 Session 4 14th May 10:00am Tactics I
5 Session 5 21st May 10:00am Tactics II
6 Session 6 28th May 10:00am Combination
7 Session 7 18th June 10:00am Deploying Strategy and Planning
8 Session 8 25th June 10:00am Basic Opening Principles
9 Session 9 2nd July 10:00am Chess Rules and Regulations
10 Session 10 16th July 10:00am Summary/Games

Each session is 2 hours long at a fee of RM 50 per person per session or RM 400 (20% discount) for those who signed up for all 10 sessions. In order to maximize the learning and focus on the topic at hand, each session is limited to 12 students. Registration closes on 13th April. If responses are good, additional classes can be set up in the afternoon starting at 3:00pm - similarly, limited to 12 students per session.

The chess classes are for players of beginner level and those who are just about to learn chess including parents and teachers. Classes for the intermediate level and advanced level taught by a team of trainers including a local IM is also available.

For registration, more information or clarification on the classes, please contact Najib Wahab at +6016 3382542 or

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