Chess

Prep Stars has partnered with Irvine Chinese School to form a fun and educational chess class for beginner and intermediate players. Children ages 6-12 will learn the basic moves, opening and mid-game strategies, and the all-important end-game. Students will also learn about the history of chess, and study famous players and matches.  Players will become familiar with chess terminology and score-sheet notation.  Students will play matches against each other, and experience playing against chess computers.   All chess instructors have above a 1900 chess rating.  Our chess program has open enrollment, but spots are limited.  Classes are Mondays 3:30pm-5:00pm or Wednesdays from 2pm-3:30pm, pricing and dates for the full Winter-term are below.  Students required to bring a pencil, paper, and have a dedicated chess folder for the class.  Register by phone or on the below links. Questions?  Call (949)559-6868 ask for Tracy EXT 572.

(1) Beginner/Intermediate Class (ages 6-12): Mondays: 3:30pm-5:00pm 4/10 to 6/5 (8 classes, no class 5/29): $120   (click link & scroll to page 5 class #10874) 

(2) Beginner/Intermediate Class (ages 6-12): Wednesdays: 2:00pm-3:30pm 4/12-6/7, 9 classes: $135   (click link & scroll to page 7 class #10875)

Address for Chess classes: (Chess class in room 209)

Irvine Chinese School
9 Truman st.
Irvine, CA 92620