Course Curriculum

LEVEL-I FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

This level will help a child to master fundamentals of game – a ‘Building Block’. The basics covered in this level of chess course are:

  • Introduction to the Game of Chess
  • Nature of the Game
  • Origin & Colourful History of the Game
  • Chessboard & Chessmen
  • Rules for Moving & Capturing
  • Chess Notations
  • Special Chess Moves in Castling & En-Passant
  • What is a Check?
  • Principles to get the King out of Check
  • Values of Forces
  • Checkmate

COURSE DURATION: 12-hours

NO OF SESSIONS: 12 Sessions over 6-Weeks

LEVEL-II FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS

This module for Advanced Beginners covers the following:

Training Chapters (12 Nos):

  • Elementary Checkmate with Two Rooks
  • Elementary Checkmates with a Queen
  • Art of Delivering Checkmate in One move
  • Developing Technique to win when having large material advantage
  • Learning to Exchange Correctly
  • Basics of Opening Strategy
  • Common Checkmating Ideas

Training Games (24 Nos):

Students will also starting playing Training Games with simple opening set-up. A total of 24 training games are required to be played in this module.

COURSE DURATION: 24-hours

NO OF SESSIONS: 24 Sessions over 3-Months

LEVEL-II FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS

This module for Advanced Beginners covers the following:

Training Chapters (12 Nos):

  • Elementary Checkmate with Two Rooks
  • Elementary Checkmates with a Queen
  • Art of Delivering Checkmate in One move
  • Developing Technique to win when having large material advantage
  • Learning to Exchange Correctly
  • Basics of Opening Strategy
  • Common Checkmating Ideas

Training Games (24 Nos):

Students will also starting playing Training Games with simple opening set-up. A total of 24 training games are required to be played in this module.

COURSE DURATION: 24-hours

NO OF SESSIONS: 24 Sessions over 3-Months

LEVEL-III FOR Intermediate Chess Players

This module covers the following:

Training Chapters (12 Nos):

  • Elementary Checkmate with 1 Rook
  • Elementary Checkmate with Double Bishops
  • Introduction to Chess Tactics & Art of Combining Pieces
  • Pin
  • Knight Fork
  • Double Attack
  • Skewer Attack
  • Back Rank
  • Discovered Attack
  • Discovered Check
  • Destroying the Defender

Training Games (24 Nos):

Students would be introduced to the world of ‘Chess Openings’ arising after 1.e4 for which a total of 24 training games are required to be played in this module.

The start of the module will also see students being encouraged to the fascinating world of ‘Chess Tournaments’!

 COURSE DURATION: 40-hours

NO OF SESSIONS: 40 Sessions over 5-Months

LEVEL-IV FOR Advanced(Level-II) Chess Players:

In this module the students would be introduced to the world of ‘Chess Endings’. It will cover Basic Endings which a player needs to know:

Training Chapters (12):

  • The Concept of Opposition
  • Rule of the Square
  • King & Pawn Endings
  • Queen v/s Pawn
  • Knight v/s Pawn
  • Rook v/s Pawn
  • Queen v/s Rook
  • Fundamentals of Rook Endings

Training Games:

Students would be introduced to the world of ‘Chess Openings’ arising after 1.d4 (Queen Pawn Openings) for which a total of 24 training games are required to be played in this module.

We will also aim for students to get FIDE Rating by encouraging to participate in official tournaments.

COURSE DURATION: 48-hours

NO OF SESSIONS: 48 Sessions over 6-Months

LEVEL-IV FOR Advanced(Level-II) Chess Players:

In this module the students would be introduced to the world of ‘Chess Endings’. It will cover Basic Endings which a player needs to know:

Training Chapters (12):

  • The Concept of Opposition
  • Rule of the Square
  • King & Pawn Endings
  • Queen v/s Pawn
  • Knight v/s Pawn
  • Rook v/s Pawn
  • Queen v/s Rook
  • Fundamentals of Rook Endings

Training Games:

Students would be introduced to the world of ‘Chess Openings’ arising after 1.d4 (Queen Pawn Openings) for which a total of 24 training games are required to be played in this module.

We will also aim for students to get FIDE Rating by encouraging to participate in official tournaments.

COURSE DURATION: 48-hours

NO OF SESSIONS: 48 Sessions over 6-Months

LEVEL-V FOR Advanced (Level-II) Chess Players:

This module will cover Advanced Tactics & Elementary Checkmates as under:

Training Chapters (12 Nos):

  • Elementary Checkmate Bishop & Knight
  • Checkmating Patterns
  • Introduction to Chess Tactics & Art of Combining Pieces
  • Decoy
  • Deflection
  • Overloaded Piece
  • Line Opening & Closing
  • Square Vacation
  • Passed Pawn
  • Zwischenzug
  • Drawing Combinations
  • X-Ray Attack
  • Windmills

Training Games (24 Nos):

Students would be introduced to the world of ‘Gambits’ arising after 1.e4 for which a total of 24 training games are required to be played in this module.

COURSE DURATION: 48-hours

NO OF SESSIONS: 48 Sessions over 6-Months

LEVEL-VI FOR Advanced (Level-III) Chess Players:

This is the final training module of Indian Chess School wherein we will aim students to excel at State, National & International Chess Tournaments:

 COURSE DURATION: 100-hours

NO OF SESSIONS: 100 Sessions over 12-Months

LEVEL-VI FOR Advanced (Level-III) Chess Players:

This is the final training module of Indian Chess School wherein we will aim students to excel at State, National & International Chess Tournaments:

 COURSE DURATION: 100-hours

NO OF SESSIONS: 100 Sessions over 12-Months

Extra Curricular Programs

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CAMPS & WORKSHOPS BY GRANDMASTERS

During the course of this learning we will be spot talents who have potential to make a mark in chess.

To realize the potential of such players, we organize camps & workshops by Grandmasters & other titled trainers.

Grandmasters and other titled trainers bring in their wealth of experience and passes on the knowledge to students so as to hone their skills. 

These are combined with exposure trips to foreign countries for participation in Norm (Titled) Tournaments.

CHESS-IN-SCHOOLS PROGRAM:

We offer Chess-in-Schools Program to Schools across the country either as a co-curricular or extra-curricular activity.

 

Course Duration: 75-Hours

No. of Sessions: 75 over School’s Academic Year