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August 10, 2022
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Online via Zoom

Children's Desk: 781-741-1405 ext. 1403
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Beginner Chess: Virtual Program with Nolan DeMott, ages 7+

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

This class is for students new to chess. Participants will learn the basics of play during this five-week series (July 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10) including how to set up the board, the rules of the game, understanding basic rule nuances, and the difference between checkmate and stalemate.

Registration for this series has filled.

Nolan DeMott is an experienced Chess player with over 12,000 games played on, having achieved a rating of 1900. Nolan started playing Chess at age 5 and started competing in tournaments soon after. In elementary school, he led his elementary school to a Top 4 finish at the Hurvitz Cup a regional team chess tournament, hosted by The Massachusetts Chess Association. While Nolan decided early on to not pursue playing the game at a more serious level, he's always found the time to play recreationally and teach those who are looking to improve their game.

If you need to borrow a chess board, please send us an email at, and we will place one on hold for you.

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