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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
 
HIGH SCHOOL CHESS #6 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Fri, Oct 11 2013 (20:49)

At Denton High School chess club, students in one room played notated chess games with clocks and in the other room played chess for fun. The former group of students will be playing in a USCF-rated tournament tomorrow (Saturday, October 12). Dr. Alexey Root helped one pair of students, who finished their game early, with post-mortem analysis.

 
ST. VINCENT'S CHESS #4 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Wed, Oct 09 2013 (20:17)

Dr. Alexey Root taught "The Knight's Can't Wait" which is from her book Science, Math, Checkmate: 32 Chess Activities for Inquiry and Problem Solving to beginning and intermediate students at St. Vincent’s School.

The advanced students worked individually on solving a knight's tour on blank diagrams. Dr. Root tested one student at a time on the King and Queen vs. King checkmate and, for the those who passed that checkmate, harder basic endgame checkmates.

 
GREENHILL CHESS #5 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Tue, Oct 08 2013 (21:18)

At Greenhill School, Dr. Alexey Root read the Big Book of Coco Can't Wait. Following her Science, Math, Checkmate: 32 Chess Activities for Inquiry and Problem Solving activity “The Knights Can’t Wait,” she paused the story so students could portray the journey of Coco and her grandma using knights. The advanced group additionally had time to work individually on the knight’s tour on diagram paper.

 
HIGH SCHOOL CHESS #5 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Fri, Oct 04 2013 (19:00)

Dr. Alexey Root listed 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 she had students, in pairs, come up with examples of these draws. Then students played for fun and there were announcements about T-shirts and the upcoming Scott Watson Memorial Chess Tournament on October 12.

 
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