Master Chess

 

ORLANDO CHESS HOUSE

MASTER CHESS PROGRAM

 

UPCOMING EVENTS 2017

 

September 10th Master class is CANCELLED, as UCF will probably be closed

 

Following dates are requested with the UCF but NOT CONFIRMED yet:

 

Sunday, October 8

Sunday, November 5

Sunday, December 3

 

TOPICS: Attack in Specific Pawn Structures

 

Yes, we are taking shortcuts - to mastering the Middlegames. Pawn Structures are going to be the Master Topic of the fall and we expect to get around almost everything. Both specific and meta level instruction by GM Lars Bo Hansen and WIM Jen Hansen

 

COACHES: GM Lars Bo Hansen and WIM Jen Hansen

 

FORMAT

Lectures, group analysis and discussions, problem solving, consultation games, and playing exercises.

 

LOCATION

UCF, Orlando. Exact location varies. Registered participants receive all details.

 

PARTICIPANTS

Tournament players of all ages.

 

Minimum requirement for new participants is USCF 1500.

 

In rare cases we admit participants who are real close but not quite there yet. Top rated participants are USCF 2000+. Teaching level is 2000+

 

Participants statistics

08/20/2017 Total Rating Average: 1745 TOP 3: 2021

01/22/2017 Total Rating Average: 1573 TOP 3: 2043

12/04/2016 Total Rating Average: 1632 TOP 3: 2036

 

LUNCH AND SNACKS

 

We provide water, coffee, fruits and snacks. Please bring your own lunch.

 

PARTICIPATION FEE

$80 / day

 

Advance payment is not required. Check or cash at site is okay.

 

REGISTRATION

E-mail to Jen Hansen: jen@orlandochesshouse.com

 

We look forward to seeing you at the class!

 

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