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ST. VINCENT'S CHESS #6 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Wed, Oct 23 2013 (19:17)

At St. Vincent’s School chess club, Dr. Alexey Root had the beginners play “Wolf versus Sheep,” a drill from Read, Write, Checkmate: Enrich Literacy with Chess Activities. The intermediates solved up to eight problems from worksheets from Thinking with Chess: Teaching Children Ages 5-14. The advanced students took a “UIL Chess Test” and then Dr. Root reviewed the 20 answers of that test with them.

 
GREENHILL CHESS #7 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Wed, Oct 23 2013 (14:03)

All three Greenhill School groups (beginner, intermediate, and advanced) solved problems on different worksheets taken from Dr. Alexey Root’s book Thinking with Chess: Teaching Children Ages 5-14.

 
HIGH SCHOOL CHESS #7 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Fri, Oct 18 2013 (21:29)
At Denton High School chess club, Alex E. showed one of his games from the Scott Watson Memorial Chess tournament to other chess club members, who followed along on sets and boards. Alex paused the game at key moments so that the pairs following along could figure out the best continuations. Alex E. was one of 7 Denton High players at the tournament. The team result was third place and one Denton HS player, William R., took first individual and the $1000 scholarship.
 
ST. VINCENT'S CHESS #5 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Wed, Oct 16 2013 (21:01)
For the advanced and intermediate groups, Dr. Alexey Root taught the five types of draws: by agreement, stalemate, three-time repetition, 50-move rule, and insufficient material. For the stalemate, 50-move rule, and insufficient material types Dr. Root had students, in pairs, come up with examples of these draws.
The advanced group also participated in "The Knights Can't Wait" activity from Science, Math, Checkmate: Enrich Literacy with Chess Activities. The beginners played a Queen versus Bishop and Rook exercise from Read, Write, Checkmate: Enrich Literacy with Chess Activities.
 
GREENHILL CHESS #6 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Tue, Oct 15 2013 (19:40)
Dr. Alexey Root taught the Greenhill students five types of draws: by agreement, stalemate, three time repetition, 50-move rule, and insufficient material. For the stalemate, 50-move rule, and insufficient material draws, students, in pairs with chessmen and chess boards, came up with examples of stalemates and failed (correctly) to come up with examples of checkmates with insufficient material such as K and B vs. K
 
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