Kids Chess Club – Intermediate To Advanced

Class Instruction

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Why Child Playing Chess:

Playing the game of Chess on a regular basis right from the childhood improves the learning, thinking, analytical power, and decision-making ability of the child. Chess makes the child learn how to strategize aspects of the game and life. In addition, a child can also learn the importance of foresight, and planning. Children playing chess from an early age exhibit extraordinary memory skills. Chess also helps in improving concentration and academic performance of the child.

What is your Child going to learn in this class:

  1. King and pawn endgame + King positions.
  2. Check mating patterns.
  3. Queen vs pawn endgame.
  4. Italian opening and Giuoco Piano game.
  5. Chess compositions and problems.
  6. Training games.

(Optional)  A road to be a champion

For students who want to be more competitive, you can also book the extra class and you will learn following:

  1. Deep understanding of openings and the reason behind each move.
  2. How to convert a winning position.
  3. Stock forcing moves.
  4. Combinations involving promotion
  5. Weak points in chess
  6. Training games


Regular Class Schedule:

2020-08-30 (Sunday) | 2:00pm – 3:00pm (PST)

<No Class on Labor Day Weekend>

2020-09-13 (Sunday) | 2:00pm – 3:00pm (PST)

2020-09-20 (Sunday) | 2:00pm – 3:00pm (PST)

2020-09-27 (Sunday) | 2:00pm – 3:00pm (PST)

2020-10-04 (Sunday) | 2:00pm – 3:00pm (PST)

2020-10-11 (Sunday) | 2:00pm – 3:00pm (PST)


Extra Class Schedule:

2020-09-09 (Wednesday) | 3:00pm – 4:00pm (PST): Class | 4:05pm – 5:05pm (PST): Tournament

2020-09-16 (Wednesday) | 3:00pm – 4:00pm (PST): Class | 4:05pm – 5:05pm (PST): Tournament

2020-09-23 (Wednesday) | 3:00pm – 4:00pm (PST): Class | 4:05pm – 5:05pm (PST): Tournament

2020-10-03 (Wednesday) | 3:00pm – 4:00pm (PST): Class | 4:05pm – 5:05pm (PST): Tournament

2020-10-07 (Wednesday) | 3:00pm – 4:00pm (PST): Class | 4:05pm – 5:05pm (PST): Tournament

2020-10-14 (Wednesday) | 3:00pm – 4:00pm (PST): Class | 4:05pm – 5:05pm (PST): Tournament



  1. The online instruction will be sent out after booking.
  2. The online class will be recorded, if you missed, we will share the recorded video to you.
  3. All students will be invited to attend weekly ICEA chess tournaments.
  4. All registration is not refundable.


About Instructor Atousa Pourkashiyan (WGM)

  • She began playing chess at the age of 8.
  • In 1999, she won the Asian youth championship in India.
  • In 2000, she got gold medal in world youth championship in Spain.
  • She became a woman international master (Slovenia-2000) at the age of 14.
  • She won a bronze medal in Asian Games (Qatar 2006) at the age of 18,.
  • She became a Woman Grand Master in chess Olympiad (Germany-2008).
  • In 2010, she won Asian Championship in Philippines and qualified for world cup in Russia.
  • In 2014, she became the second in Asian Championship in Emirates.
  • In 2016, she got a bronze medal in Asian Championship (Blitz).



Check out our Youtube Video for how our online class is going.



Bookings are closed for this event.
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