Jun 3, 2015 Wednesday

Introduction to Chess - Part 1

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Université de Genève / Uni Mail - Room M4220
Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 40, 4th floor, room M4220 - (right side from tram stop entrance) (Call 078 721 94 19 or 078 605 81 52 if not responding)
Genève CH

The theoretical session is meant to teach the very basics of the game of chess to someone with no/little prior knowledge of the game. The session will cover the following: (1) Presentation and Course objectives; (2) Brief History of chess; (3) The Chessboard and notation; (4) The Pieces and their movements; (5) Check and Checkmate; (6) Draw rules; (7) Special rules; and (8) Session Recap. This class will be followed up by part 2 where the theory will turn into practice and where the learned concepts will be applied.

Bring one of the following:
consider giving a class through Trade School Geneva
help me practice my basic French
invite a friend to join us for the class
tips about how to network to find a job
your presence

About the teacher, Paulo Barbosa

I am a professional trainer and I develop and deliver training courses for international corporations. On my spare time I deliver chess classes to children or coach them for competition. I have a University degree in Education and a true passion for teaching. I am also part of one of the chess clubs in Geneva and although an amateur, I am a fairly strong chess player.