Hello Dominion Trail Elementary School! WE are “YOUR BEST CHESS”. We are very excited to be your Chess instructors this year! We teach all grade levels (Kindergarten -5th) and all skill levels, including youngsters who have never played. Let me introduce myself: I am DR. B. My co-instructor, Ferry Pattipeilohy and I are looking forward to 9 more students having an opportunity to enroll in the program. The curriculum we have developed is courtesy of a combined 55 years of chess playing/teaching experience. Accordingly, we have established the following objectives for ALL "Your Best Chess" students:
1. Have FUN!!!
2. Learn Chess!!!
3. Think, reason and problem-solve!!!
4. Improve your game!!!
5. Play in tournaments to gauge your progress!!!
6. Equally, if not MORE important….Learn “LIFE SKILLS”: Accountability, Sportsmanship, Plan for Future/Strategy, Self Confidence, Growth in Self-esteem….
Day: Fridays from 2:50 - 3:50 p.m.
Cost: $125 per student (Jan. 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar. 2, 9)
*“Tournament Trophy Day” on Friday, March 9th at 2:50 p.m.—all parents welcome!
Chess Set & Carry Bag: If you don't have a Chess board set at home, you will definitely need one in order to practice what you've learned each week! Order online now by going to www.YourBestChess.com and clicking on the "Chess Set" icon underneath the "Dominion Trail" logo picture. Dr. B will hand-deliver it to you during class. (Orders should arrive by Week 2.) $25.00/Set (Includes board, pieces and carry-bag).
*Please note: Students “earn” their trophies by receiving points throughout the session for participation. In addition, it will be a requirement to participate in the Class Tournament (very FUN event) on Fri., March 9th, in order to receive trophy.
Remember, we can accept 9 students, so register as soon as possible! We also greatly appreciate ALL REFERRALS.