Joshi's Chess Academy
Introduction to chessboard and pieces and their values, object of the game, placement of chessboard, and arranging the pieces, movement of each price
Exchange of pieces checking the king, getting out of check, checkmate, special moves like castling and en-passant paw capture
Rule of touch and moving, illegal moves, who a game is drawn, chess notations i.e. recording a game while playing.
Elementary checkmates like two rook mate, queen mate, one rook mate and double bishops mate
Problem solving - checkmate in one move (around 20 different positions are covered)
Checkmate in two move (around 40 different positions are covered)
Problem solving - checkmate in three moves (around 30 different positions are covered)
Revision of elementary checkmate and en-passant pawn capture
A few guiding principal of opening part of the game like, control of the centre, development of the pieces, minimum pawn move etc.
Middle game combination techniques like Pin, Knight Fork, Double attack, Skewer, Back Rank, Discovered attack, Discovered Check, Decoy
Destroying the Defender, Deflection, Overloaded Piece, Line Opening and Line Closing, Square Vacation
Passes Pawn, X-rays, Windmills, Zwischenzug, Draw by Repetition, and Stalemate, Smothered Mate.
Basic Endgame ideas of King and Pawn endings like concept, of opposition, Berger's rule of Square, concept of triangulation, Rook and pawn ending
Basic positions like Philidor's Drawn position, Lucena's winning position etc.
Other endgame patterns like Queen against advance Pawn, Queen Verses Rook, etc., elementary checkmate with Bishop and Knight.
Our Expectations from Parents
Encourage student to participate in tournaments