Los Angeles Math Circle

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IntermediateJunior CircleEarly ElementaryMiddle school summer clubLAMC Chess Program
Discussion of basic opening principles -- development, central control, king safety, etc. Handout for Group 1 is included.
Handouts: Group 1 Handout
We continue our exploration of the three stages in a chess game by studying basic checkmates (group 1) and pawn endings (group 2).
Group 1 introduces two tactical motifs: forks and pins; Group 2 solves puzzles on a variety of tactical topics.
Handouts: Handout
Group 1 continues exploring tactics (more pins and skewers), Group 2 has an annotation contest and solves puzzles.