Chess Club

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Introduction to Chess

Learn the basics of chess with Zivorad "Ziko" Djuric, certified chess teacher and FIDE rank master.  Get one-on-one instruction and meet new friends.  For youth ages 5-18.
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Kids & Teens Chess Club

Time for Strategy, Good Sportsmanship, and Fun! Children and teens are invited to participate in chess lessons and and play chess, every Tuesday afternoon at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Different chess related activities will take place depending on the skill levels of those in attendance, but all will be encouraged to participate at their highest level. Local chess enthusiast and volunteer, Mr. Hart will lead the Chess Club and encourage participants to learn and practice this ancient sport of tactics and planning.
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Chess and Checkers Club Wednesdays

Students are invited to learn to play chess and checkers. Lessons and play will start at 4 p.m. and continue into the evening for all who are interested.All ages and levels are encouraged to join the fun! There will be prizes for children who participate.Chess and checkers will help students to develop their critical thinking skills in a safe, fun and competitive environment. Mr. Lawrence, our children’s librarian, will be in charge of instruction and coordination.
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Youth Chess Club

Children get to learn how to play from an experienced instructor and participate in friendly games against each other. The instructor will be at Rosedale from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays. 
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Chess Instruction for Senior Adults

Come and enjoy this “brain game” with other seniors. Learn basic instruction and strategies for playing chess. Ages 50 and older.
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Learn to Play Chess

It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.
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Youth Chess Club

Children get to learn how to play from an experienced instructor and participate in friendly games against each other.   
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Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club

Whether you've been playing for years, or are interested in learning, come join us for an evening of chess! All ages and experience levels welcome.  The Chess Club meets in the first floor meeting room. 
Chess Time

Chess Time

*NEW time! Drop in for friendly Chess matches Tuesday nights at 6 p.m.   We welcome players of all ages and abilities. This program will be held in the first floor unless otherwise noted.
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Chess Instruction for Children and Teens

Join master chess instructor Vaughn Bennet as he leads and instructs children and teens in winning strategies for playing chess. Don't forget to pick up your copy or place a hold on Chess for Children by Sabrina Chevaness. Best for ages 5 years to 16 years.