Fall Chess Classes 2020 | Webster University

Fall Chess Classes 2020

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Fall II: Nov. 7 - Dec. 19, 2020

Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE) at Webster University is the #1 ranked collegiate chess program in the United States. The SPICE team won the College Chess Final Four Championships five years in a row from 2013–2017.

Instruction will be provided by members of the nation’s #1 ranked Webster University Chess Team, based on Susan Polgar’s popular and highly effective chess curriculum and direct guidance.

Jumpstarters (Unrated – USCF Rating 1000): This class is for students who know the basic rules of the game and will introduce all the basic tactics, strategies, opening principles and endgame techniques.

Challengers (USCF Rating 1000-1500): This class will reinforce all the basic principles in all phases of the game and will build on it with more complex tactics and strategies, as well as important endgame patterns.

Advanced (USCF rating 1500+): Students will build upon their knowledge to increase their performance in tournament competition. Lessons will focus on advanced strategies, tactics, and endgames as well as important practical tips for the competitive player.

Class dates: November 7,14,21, SKIP 28th, December 5,12,19

Hours: Jumpstarters and Challengers 10 am - 11 am, Advanced 11 am - 12 pm

Where: Online via Zoom


Registration Form


Registration fee: $80 by Nov. 5. After $100.

Please send registration form and payment to: Webster University SPICE, 470 East Lockwood Avenue,
St. Louis, MO 63119.

For further information, please go to: www.webster.edu/chess or email Annastasia Wyzywany at: chess@webster.edu or call 314-246-8075.

If necessary, SPICE reserves the right to close registration when full or cancel the class for any reason.