Intro to Chess: Exercising Your Brain

A healthy lifestyle includes physical and mental fitness. Playing chess stimulates neural growth, memory, concentration, math skills, raises IQ, helps prevent Alzheimer's, and speeds recovery from stroke. Students learn to play chess or improve their game. We review chess strategies, tactics, openings, middlegame, endgame, notation, popular variants, and history. Students may bring their own chess sets.See Textbooks and Supplies for supply list.

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  • Oct 02, 2019 to Nov 20, 2019
  • 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
  • Session(s): 8; Wednesday
  • Location : On Campus: CC Bldg, Room 3446
    9600 College Way N,Seattle,98103

  • Fee: $179
  • Item #: 7003
  • Course Supplies (required): Notebook (for notes); Chess Scorebook (for recording games)
  • Fall 2019

Instructor very knowledgeable and organized. Great resources provided for additional learning.

- Mark