Demystifying Chess Workshop #2: Moving Beyond the Basics (FL)


Instructor: FM Sunil Weeramantry

Workshop #2 moves beyond the basics of chess to cover topics taught in weeks 13 through 20+ of the NSCF in-the-curriculum program. The class builds upon the skills taught in day 1, teaches how to combine tactics, recognize patterns, and analyze master-level games. The workshop includes additional materials and online resources.

Normally $250, this class is generously sponsored by the Sheriff's Foundation of Broward County, the Broward Education Foundation, the Florida Panthers Foundation and the City of Sunrise.

Pre-requisite: Demystifying Chess Workshop #1 - Teaching the Basics. If you need any assistance or clarification, please email Please include your phone number. Instructors who have taken Workshop #2 before and feel they would benefit from repeating the class are most welcome!

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Instructors: FIDE Master Sunil Weeramantry, a nationally acclaimed instructor who has over 40 years’ experience teaching and developing award-winning chess programs. Since 1979 Sunil has directed a curricular chess program at Manhattan’s Hunter College Campus Schools, a leading laboratory school for talented and gifted students, where chess is a required subject for all students in kindergarten through fifth grade. A former New York State Chess Champion, Sunil served as the first Chairman of the US Chess Federation’s Committee on Chess in Education and produced Chess in Education workshops across the country, including on Capitol Hill.

and National Master Bill Cornwall, a teacher with over 35 years’ experience building award-winning chess programs in Florida. A former Florida Chess Champion, Bill is also a chess columnist whose articles appear weekly in the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel and the Los Angeles Times.

Event Details

Event Date 02/25/2017 9:15 am
Event End Date 02/25/2017 4:45 pm
Capacity 32
Available Places 30
Cut off date 02/24/2017 3:00 pm
Rick Case Kia Community Room
14500 W Sunrise Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323, USA
Rick Case Kia Community Room

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