Saturday, August 21, 2010

Chess League for Kids in Lee's Summit MO

Lead Bank Kid's Chess League (sponsored by Lead Bank)

League Results are a www.mychessrating.com


When: Friday 6:30 – 8:00PM - 6 Weeks


Who: All kids from grades Kindergarten to 12th Grade can play.


Exact Dates: November 5th, 12th, and 19th. December 3rd, 10th, and 17th.


Where: Lead Bank, 9019 SW 7 HWY, Lee's Summit, MO 64064



Three Sections: Kids will be grouped by age, grade, and ability.



Lesson Focus: Players will learn about important rules, chess etiquette, strategy, openings, endgames, and tactics. Research says chess improves test scores on Math and Reading! A link: http://www.quadcitychess.com/benefits_of_chess.html#studies


Chess Teacher: Your chess teacher will be nationally rated chess coach Ken Fee. Ken has played tournament chess for the last 40 years and has coached numerous Missouri and Kansas State Chess Champions. Ken is also a nationally certified tournament director who runs the Kansas City Chess Club and teaches high school Communication Arts.

Activities: Free play from 6:00-6:30. Chess Lesson from 6:30-7:00 by expert chess teacher, Ken Fee. League Game from 7:00 to 7:30. Kids play one league game per week.



Resident Entry Fee: $29.00 for six weeks. Each player will have a www.mychessrating.com page with his/her tournament results and graphs.


Awards: Chess Books and Awards for all kids.


Registration: Online at www.mychessrating.com (Click on "Events" > click on "Lead Bank Kids Chess League" > Register )


League Schedule: There are 3 leagues per year. Each league is six weeks.



Information: Visit www.kcchess.org for more information.



Questions: Call Ken Fee @ 816.399.3703 or e-mail kcchess@gmail.com



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