Wed, Sep 01 | Online Via Zoom

Strategy: Mastering the fundamentals of Pawn Play

Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm EST Session 1: 8 Classes (September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20) Session 2: 8 Classes (October 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, 22) Fee: $150 per session, $280 for both
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Strategy: Mastering the fundamentals of Pawn Play

Time & Location

Sep 01, 7:00 PM EDT
Online Via Zoom

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Instruction is provided by National Master Ian Harris.  This class is designed for intermediate players.  The focus of this course will be on mastering the most important aspects of pawn play at all stages of the game.    Understanding how pawns influence strategy throughout the game is essential for improvement as pawns play a critical role from start to finish and in all aspects of attack and defense.  Due to the importance of and the vast amount of material on the subject this class is divided into two sessions with each class building logically on the next.  

Session 1 (9/1 - 10/20) will focus on determining strengths vs. weaknesses, identifying whether they are temporary vs. permanent, and specific strategies for combating existing weaknesses.  

Session 2 (10/27 - 12/22) will focus on how to generate weaknesses, techniques for defending against strong pawns and other weaknesses, as well as some final games that provide comprehensive examples of the ideas discussed and how they are often combined.

Participants can register for either the first or second session or both.  Open to adults only.  Recommended for players rated approximately 1000-1400 (USCF).  

Session 1: 

Wednesdays  7:00-8:00pm EST

8 Classes (September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20)

Session 2:

Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm EST

8 Classes (October 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, 22)

Following each class, participants will receive a print out version of all of the material covered in the class.  Limit of 12 participants.  Registration Deadline: August 31st.

Class Fees: $150 per session, $280 if registering for both sessions.

Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be issued for anyone that cancels at least two days ahead of time.  If cancelling less than two days ahead of time the purchase price can be applied to any future event.  

By registering for this event, you give permission for images of the participant, captured during RedBandit Chess LLC programs through video, photo and digital camera, to be used solely for the purposes of RedBandit Chess LLC promotional material and publications, and waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto.

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